Teyana Taylor

May
14
Teyana Taylor Signs to Kanye West’s G.O.O.D. Music

Kanye West and Teyana Taylor

Teyana Taylor is feeling G.O.O.D. After months of rumors, the Harlem singer has officially signed a deal with Kanye West’s label in conjunction Island Def Jam, it was announced today.

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Mar
11
New Music: Teyana Taylor – ‘The Misunderstanding of Teyana Taylor’ [Mixtape]

The Misunderstanding of Teyana Taylor

Teyana Taylor silences her critics once and for all with the release of her mixtape The Misunderstanding of Teyana Taylor. After being granted a release from Star Trak/Interscope earlier this year, the 21-year-old Harlem singer finally gives her fans what they’ve been waiting for—15 free tracks.

Wale lends a hand on “Make Your Move,” Fabolous and Jadakiss ride shotgun on “D.U.I.,” and Travis Porter guests on “Choosin’.” Inspired by ’80s and ’90s music including Janet Jackson, Lauryn Hill, and Michael Jackson, the long-awaited project boasts production from Hit-Boy, DJ Mustard, Tone P, Jukebox, and more. Download below.

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Mar
6
Alicia Keys, Katy Perry, Big Sean, & Cassie Attend Kanye West Fashion Show

Kanye West and Katy Perry

The stars came out to support Kanye West at his second womenswear show at Paris Fashion Week. From G.O.O.D. Music’s Big Sean to chic couple Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz and Bad Boy’s Diddy and Cassie, the front row was a who’s who in entertainment and fashion. Other star sightings included Katy Perry, Common, Shyne, Rosario Dawson, and Teyana Taylor.

Kim Kardashian strutted in the $5800 knit heels that Kanye designed with Giuseppe Zanotti and Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour returned to show her support. “I’m very fond of Kanye,” she told the WSJ.

Following the runway presentation, Azealia Banks, Waka Flocka Flame, Mos Def, and DJ A-Trak performed for the fashionable crowd, who went go-karting in their designer duds. “That was the most fun I’ve had this year!” tweeted Banks.

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Mar
2
Teyana Taylor Directs ‘Bad Boy’ Video in Harlem

Teyana Taylor

Teyana Taylor was in front and behind the camera while shooting the video for “Bad Boy” featuring B. Mac and Tyga’s female rap artist Honey Cocaine in Harlem this week. The 21-year-old singer, who co-directed with Rage, shot scenes at the Vault clothing store in her hometown, showing off her toned body as she performed scenes with her bad girls and boys. Young Money’s Lil Twist even showed up to make a cameo.

Teyana also directed a video for “Make Your Move” with Wale and recently released her new single “D.U.I.” featuring Fabolous and Jadakiss. All three songs will appear on her debut EP The Misunderstanding of Teyana Taylor, available as a free download on March 12. Go behind the scenes below.

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Feb
25
New Music: Teyana Taylor f/ Fabolous & Jadakiss – ‘D.U.I.’

D.U.I.

Teyana Taylor gets drunk on love on “D.U.I.,” the latest offering from her debut EP The Misunderstanding of Teyana Taylor, available for download on March 12. The Harlem songstress channels Janet Jackson as she glides over the smooth Hit-Boy-produced beat with her airy vocals, while fellow New Yorkers Fabolous and Jadakiss ride shotgun.

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Feb
23
‘The Misunderstanding of Teyana Taylor’: Episode 1 [Video]

Teyana Taylor takes you behind the scenes as she records her debut EP The Misunderstanding of Teyana Taylor. The Harlem singer hits the studio with Meek Mill and Sean Kingston, and puts in work on the G.O.O.D. Music album with Common and Big Sean. The EP, featuring the Wale-assisted single “Make Your Move” and “D.U.I.” with Jadakiss and Fabolous, is now due March 12.

Feb
17
Teyana Taylor ‘Hurt’ by Nude Photo Leak

Teyana Taylor

Teyana Taylor was the latest victim of an Internet scandal when a nude photo of her surfaced this week. The 21-year-old singer expressed her anger over the leak, attributing it to a hacker who stole her phone.

“It really hurt my feelings that someone would be so evil and mean,” wrote Teyana, while shooting down reports that she leaked the image herself. “I would never leak photos like that of myself. I have way more class & respect for myself as a young woman.”

Teyana will release her new single “DUI” featuring Fabolous and Jadakiss on February 25. Her EP The Misunderstanding of Teyana Taylor is set to follow on February 29 March 12.

Read her open letter below.

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