I hate that you had to read it in the paper but everything’s alright between me and your mama.” The chorus shares the same sentiment, “It may not be easy, this blended family, but baby that’s what you do, what you do, what you do for love.” Back in season one of Love & Hip Hop, Mashonda was transparent about her pain from the divorce with Swizz and the way he and Alicia moved forward so publicly.She told her friend Emily Bustamante, “I mean you see these magazines.
"My new song 'Blended Family (What You Do For Love)' is inspired by my family's personal journey to cultivate deeper understanding, compassion, support and love," Keys said of the track when it was released."To me, the word 'family' has no singular definition and the modern family is made up of all kinds of beautiful people of different walks of life willing to put love first." The relationship between Keys, Swizz Beatz, and Mashonda was rocky for a time following the 2010 divorce of Swizz and Mashonda.But they have since come a long way when it comes to forgiveness and letting go, Mashonda told ESSENCE in an exclusive interview. Former Love & Hip Hop star Mashonda Tifrere certainly has come a long way in her relationship with ex-husband Swizz Beatz and his wife Alicia Keys.Mashonda recently appeared in Alicia’s new visuals for her record “Blended Family (What You Do For Love),” that also features A$AP Rocky.