According to the 43-year old “I Heart You” singer, she wants to dedicate the rest of 2012 to promoting her new “Heartstrings & Synagogue Vibes” album, as well as getting her own production company off the ground.
Toni says she is releasing her new album under the guidance of “The Collective,” a full service entertainment, media and content production company.
The decision to forgo releasing her music through a traditional record label according to Toni was partially because of advice the singer says she got from R&B/Rock legend Prince.
“It came down to finances,” Toni says. “With a label, they get paid first, as do the writers, producers and whatever is left the artist gets. Independently, not only do I have more control over the music I record, but the bulk of the earnings are paid to me because all the leg work is done by me.”
As for the strange title of her new album, Toni says it is a tribute of sorts to her Jewish and Middle Eastern background.
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