The couple reportedly met 12 years ago when she auditioned as the Comin' From Where I'm From hitmaker's back-up singer.

A statement from the couple reads: "Tarsha and Anthony’s greatest priorities are loving and raising their three children and they are committed to co-parenting together. Both will (also) continue to work in tandem on various music projects..."

Hamilton also tells Essence.com, “This was a difficult decision that she and I made together. We'll continue to be great friends and even better parents to our three sons. Thanks for respecting our family's privacy during this time. This will be our only comment on this private family matter.”

As well as the three kids from his marriage, Hamilton has three children from a previous relationship.