The power couple is celebrating their 30-year marriage with the release of their new memoir, Us Against the World: Our Secrets to Love, Marriage, and Family available November 13, 2018. In their new book, the superstar couple candidly shared a wonderfully inspiring, funny, and up-close look at their lives while offering hope and practical advice for building a strong relationship, marriage and family.
ABOUT DAVID MANN
Ingeniously funny and extraordinarily talented are understatements when it comes to David Mann, the multi-faceted, two-time NAACP Award-winning actor and comedian. A native of Texas, David masterfully showcases his God-given talents in a most dynamic and distinguished way. His musical and theatrical talents brilliantly epitomize ingenuity at its best. Along with his wife, Gospel singing sensation Tamela Mann, David co-stars in the hilarious TV comedy, Mann & Wife, and their family docu-series, The Manns. When David is not on set shooting, producing or directing, he brings his live comedy show to venues around the country playing to capacity crowds. David, together with Tamela, head up their independent entertainment company Tillymann Music Group.
ABOUT TAMELA MANN
Tamela Mann is a Grammy® Award winner, three-time NAACP Image Award® winner, BET Award winner, Billboard Music Award winner, Stellar Gospel Music Award winner, and GMA Dove Award-winning singer, actress, songwriter, producer, and businesswoman. Tamela’s award-winning album Best Days debuted at No. 1 on multiple Billboard music sales charts and includes the No. 1, RIAA-Platinum certified single “Take Me to The King.” Tamela set a historic personal and industry record as the first Gospel lead artist in Billboard Gospel radio chart history to score three consecutive No. 1’s from an album. The string of hits includes “Take Me to The King,” “I Can Only Imagine,” and “This Place.” Tamela’s Billboard chart-topping fourth solo studio album One Way features the Billboard No.1 singles “God Provides” and “Change Me.” In 2017, Tamela broke the record for the most No. 1’s in the history of Billboard’s Gospel Airplay chart when “Change Me” became her sixth leader. Tamela co-stars with husband actor/comedian David in the hilarious TV comedy, Mann & Wife, and their family docu-series, The Manns. Together, the couple heads up their independent entertainment company Tillymann Music Group.
ABOUT THE ALBUM:
FIRST EVER ALBUM TOGETHER.
Us Against the World: The Love Project is a soulful 10-song R&B musical collaboration from the creative spouses about resilient and enduring love. All the songs were inspired by the stories they included in their new book. The album, brimming with David and Tamela’s vocal chemistry, features six duets, Tamela taking a solo spin on two tracks and David singing the remaining two. Each song shares a facet of the couple’s journey – from the most exhilarating happy moments to the challenges that inevitably test a long-standing union, and closes with a track about their three decades of love and commitment. Fans will get to hear new songs from the project on the Manns’ fall tour.
ABOUT THE BOOK:
FRIENDSHIP IS THEIR FOUNDATION.
FAMILY IS THEIR BEDROCK.
FUN IS A NONNEGOTIABLE.
Despite their international fame and numerous awards, David and Tamela Mann still consider their greatest accomplishment to be their thirty years of a happy marriage. When the two met as teenagers, they discovered a mutual passion for music and family. Three decades later, they have experienced financial struggles, personal brokenness, and life in the spotlight, but they are still loving and laughing out loud together every day. From the days before they were Mann and wife to the glories of the empty nest, David and Tamela share it all in Us Against the World—a delightful glimpse into a family that is both blended and blessed. With refreshing and often outrageous honesty, this power couple of the entertainment industry lets us in on the day-to-day challenges and successes that make their career—and relationship—work. So come listen in on the conversations between two imperfect people who have learned to love well—and to never stop laughing.