Babyface's L.A. Mansion Catches Fire


Babyface's L.A. Mansion Catches Fire

House was "occupied," but no injuries reported.

Published November 4, 2013

Firetrucks raced to Kenneth "Babyface" Edwards' L.A. mansion Saturday (Nov. 2) after a blaze broke out in one of the bathrooms, TMZ reports. 

An in-home sprinkler system extinguished the fire before responders arrived at the scene, according to a source. Although nothing major was torched in the fire, the home sustained water damage. No injuries were reported.

A rep for the 54-year-old musician/producer could not confirm that he was around at the time, but said the residence was occupied. 

The house fire comes just under a month after the music veteran received a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame in early October. A co-founder of LaFace records, alongside L.A. Reid, the 10-time Grammy winner, is credited for penning and producing hits for the likes of TLC, Janet Jackson, Madonna and Mariah Carey

His latest project, Love, Marriage, Divorce, is a joint album with Toni Braxton and is due out Nov. 25. is your #1 source for Black celebrity news, photos, exclusive videos and all the latest in the world of hip hop and R&B music.

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Written by Latifah Muhammad


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