Teyana Taylor

Oct
21
Kanye West, Chris Brown, & Big Sean Join Teyana Taylor at ‘VII’ Listening Party

Teyana, Kanye, and Kim

Teyana Taylor has been patiently waiting for her moment and it finally arrived last night. The Harlem singer was surrounded by friends and family as she celebrated her debut album VII in Hollywood.

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Oct
21
Video: Teyana Taylor f/ Fabolous – ‘Broken Hearted Girl’

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For this week’s installment of #TeyanaTuesdays, Teyana Taylor takes it to the bedroom in the intimate video for “Broken Hearted Girl” featuring Fabolous. The Harlem singer rolls around naked in bed with just her red satin sheets covering her body as she calls out for her man.

On November 4, Teyana will release her long-awaited debut VII. The album is now available for pre-order on iTunes featuring collaborations with Chris Brown, Yo Gotti, and Pusha T.

She has already dropped video snippets for “Do Not Disturb” and “Business,” and plans to release one each Tuesday leading up to her album release.

Last night, she hosted a listening party in Hollywood, which brought out many of her friends including Chris Brown, Big Sean, Nelly, YG, and her G.O.O.D. Music mentor Kanye West.

See the tracklisting and watch the steamy video below.

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Oct
20
Teyana Taylor Flaunts Fall Style for Elle

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Harlem has given birth to some of hip-hop’s most colorful stars including Puff Daddy, A$AP Rocky, and Teyana Taylor. G.O.O.D. Music’s First Lady, who’s known for her massive sneaker collection, takes Elle on a tour of her hometown while modeling some of fall’s coolest looks from Ellery Mayfair, Calvin Klein, and her favorite, Alexander Wang.

She rocks a red Coach houndstooth parka, Balmain biker jeans, and Valentino camouflage sneakers while posing in front of the “Big L” mural and shows off her tomboy style and toned abs in a Kim Haller bra and T by Alexander Wang leather track pants.

Teyana will release a video teaser each Tuesday leading up to her debut VII on November 4. The album features collaborations with Chris Brown, Fabolous, Yo Gotti and Pusha T.

Check out more photos of the Harlem hottie below.

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Oct
14
Video: Teyana Taylor – ‘Do Not Disturb’

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After dropping a video for “Business” last week, Teyana Taylor serves up the steamy teaser for “Do Not Disturb,” her collaboration with Chris Brown. In the dark and mysterious clip, a blonde Teyana sneaks into a man’s hotel room. She smells his clothes and undresses before rolling on the bed.

The seductive track will appear on her G.O.O.D. Music/Def Jam debut VII, which also features Pusha T, Yo Gotti, and Fabolous. Teyana plans to release visual teasers each Tuesday leading up to the November 4 release.

Go behind closed doors with G.O.O.D. Music’s First Lady.

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Oct
8
Video: Teyana Taylor – ‘Business’

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Teyana Taylor strips it down in the one-take video for “Business,” the first of several visual teasers off her debut VII. In the sexy and vulnerable clip, G.O.O.D. Music’s First Lady sits in her bathroom smoking a cigarette before removing her clothes and getting into the bathtub.

“Ain’t none of your friends’ business / Ain’t none of my friends’ business / Boy, it’s ours,” she sings on the sensual slow jam.

Teyana plans to release visual teasers each Tuesday leading up to the November 4 release of VII. The album features contributions from Chris Brown, Pusha T, Yo Gotti, Fabolous, Bangladesh, Harmony, Boi-1da, Hit-Boy, and The Order.

Watch the two-minute clip below and check out Teyana’s exclusive interview with Rap-Up TV.

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Sep
25
New Music: Teyana Taylor – ‘Dreams of Fu**in’ a R&B Bitch’

Dreams of Fuckin' a R&B Bitch

In June, R&B crooner Tory Lanez professed his love for Teyana Taylor on “Teyana.” The Harlem hottie has heard his call and responded with a song of her own entitled “Dreams of Fuckin’ a R&B Bitch.” But unfortunately for Tory, Teyana is off the market.

“I apologize, but I’m taken,” sings G.O.O.D. Music’s First Lady, who is dating New York Knicks star Iman Shumpert.

Teyana’s debut album VII arrives November 4 featuring appearances from Chris Brown, Pusha T, Yo Gotti, and Fabolous.

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Sep
16
Rap-Up TV: Teyana Taylor Talks ‘VII,’ Kanye West, & Chris Brown

Teyana Taylor will silence her critics when she releases her debut album VII on November 4. The project has been years in the making for the Harlem singer, who parted ways with Pharrell’s Star Trak/Interscope Records and signed to Kanye West’s G.O.O.D. Music in 2012.

And no one could be more excited than Teyana herself. Rap-Up TV caught up with G.O.O.D. Music’s First Lady backstage at August Alsina’s “Testimony Live” tour in L.A. to discuss the long-awaited release.

“It’s kinda hard because people don’t really know the politics behind the industry,” said Teyana. “Everybody is being impatient and so am I. I’m like, ‘I need answers now.’ I finally got an album. I’m just as excited as everybody else and I just hope everybody likes it.”

She has enlisted production from Bangladesh, Harmony, Boi-1da, Hit-Boy, and The Order, with appearances from Pusha T, Yo Gotti, Fabolous, and her friend Chris Brown, who appears on “Do Not Disturb.”

“It’s one of those slow animated songs,” she said of the Breezy duet, which she has been performing on tour.

Unlike her past situation, Kanye West has given her the freedom to do what she wants. “He definitely gives you that creative control. He kinda lets you do you and then you take your project to him,” said Teyana. “You have it all laid out and then he puts the icing and the candles and blows ‘em out and everything else.”

But she won’t hand in the album to Kanye until it’s perfect. “I’m a perfectionist just like him. He always says I’m a female version of him.”

In keeping with the title, VII will be packaged with seven visuals, which she plans to tease in the weeks ahead.