She began singing in her church choir and released her first single, "Good Life," with her sisters when she was thirteen.
In 1996, the Braxtons released their debut album, So Many Ways, which included the singles "So Many Ways," "Only Love," "The Boss," and "Slow Flow." She later gained reality fame on the WE TV series Braxton Family Values. She also became the winner on the second season of Celebrity Big Brother.
She was raised with five siblings, including her sisters Toni, Traci, Towanda, and Trina. She married Vincent Herbert in 2008 and they had a child named Logan Vincent Herbert in 2013 before separating in 2018.
She is the younger sister of acclaimed R&B singer Toni Braxton.