More Than a Woman
is the fourth studio album
by American recording artist Toni Braxton
. It was released in the United States on November 19, 2002 by Arista Records
. Most of the songs were written by Braxton, her husband Keri Lewis
, and her sister Tamar Braxton
. It was certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America
in late 2002.
Originally, the first single was said to be a sample-heavy track called "No More Love", produced by and featuring Irv Gotti
. However, after Gotti had leaked the song to radio, Braxton and Arista decided not to include the song on the final track listing.
The official first single released from the album was "Hit the Freeway
" featuring rapper Loon
. It peaked at number eighty-six on Billboard Hot 100
, number thirty-two on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
, and number two on the Hot Dance Club Play
The second single was set to be "Lies, Lies, Lies" (with an unreleased video shot as well), but it was switched to "A Better Man". No video was ever made for the song (since Braxton's second pregnancy was occurring at this time), although promotional CDs were made available for radio.
Additionally, to service radio shows, a double A-side vinyl for "Give It Back" and "Let Me Show You the Way (Out)" was released.
"Me & My Boyfriend" (a cover of Tupac Shakur
's 1996 song "Me and My Girlfriend") was set to be a single at some point, but Jay-Z
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