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Teyana Taylor

About

Teyana Me Shay Jacqueli Shumpert (née Taylor; born December 10, 1990) is an American singer-songwriter, actress, dancer and choreographer. In 2005, she signed a record deal with Pharrell Williams' Star Trak Entertainment imprint. Afterwards, she choreographed the music video for "Ring the Alarm" by Beyoncé. Taylor would then appear on MTV's My Super Sweet 16, prior to the 2008 release of her debut single "Google Me". Soon after, she landed uncredited guest features on the songs "Dark Fantasy" and "Hell of a Life" by Kanye West, from his album My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy (2010).

In 2011, Taylor starred as Sabrina in the Tyler Perry film Madea's Big Happy Family. After asking to be released from her recording contract with Star Trak, she signed to Kanye West's GOOD Music label through Def Jam; and appeared on the Good Music compilation album Cruel Summer (2012), which reached number two on the Billboard 200 chart. In 2014, Taylor released her debut album VII; and has followed it with the release of the studio albums K.T.S.E. (2018), and The Album (2020), the latter of which reached the top ten on the Billboard 200 chart.

As an actress, Taylor has acted in the VH1 television series The Breaks, Lee Daniels' Star, and the Amazon Prime Video film Coming 2 America. Additionally, she starred in the VH1 reality television show Teyana and Iman, alongside her husband, basketball player Iman Shumpert. Taylor has collaborated artist such as Lauryn Hill, Erykah Badu, and Missy Elliott, and has co-written records for artists such as Usher, Chris Brown, and Omarion.

Articles

August 4, 2022

Iman Shumpert, Ex-NBA Star & Teyana Taylor’s Husband, Arrested at Texas Airport

Shumpert was arrested for felony possession of marijuana and taken to the airport jail.

www.billboard.com

July 20, 2022

Watch Diddy’s New Video for ‘Gotta Move On,’ Directed by Teyana Taylor

Visual for Bryson Tiller-featuring track features cameos by Tiffany Haddish, Serayah McNeill, Sean Combs' kids and more

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June 17, 2022

Cardi B & Teyana Taylor Learn to Make Chocolates on New ‘Cardi Tries’ Episode

In the episode, Cardi B and Teyana Taylor whip up some sweet treats for their husbands in honor of Father’s Day.

www.billboard.com

May 19, 2022

Teyana Taylor Emerges as 'The Masked Singer' Winner

'The Masked Singer' crowned the winner of a controversial season on Wednesday night, with Firefly—revealed to be Teyana Taylor—emerging victorious.

www.complex.com

May 19, 2022

Watch Teyana Taylor Win The Masked Singer

Taylor was the seventh season’s winner, competing against opponents including En Vogue and Rudy Giuliani

pitchfork.com

May 16, 2022

Watch Diddy open Billboard Music Awards with Teyana Taylor

Diddy is the host of this year’s ceremony in Las Vegas The post Watch Diddy open Billboard Music Awards with Teyana Taylor appeared first on NME.

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May 16, 2022

Diddy Brings Out Jack Harlow, Teyana Taylor & Bryson Tiller for Performance Medley at 2022 Billboard Music Awards

Diddy brought out surprise guests Jack Harlow & Bryson Tiller during his performance medley at the 2022 Billboard Music Awards.

www.billboard.com

May 3, 2022

Teyana Taylor Announces Farewell Tour

“Sometimes we gotta take the time to smell our Roses even after the Last Petal falls.”

pitchfork.com

May 3, 2022

Teyana Taylor Announces Dates for Last Rose Petal 2 Farewell, Her Final Tour

Teyana Taylor will hit the road one last time for her The Last Rose Petal 2 Farewell Tour starting this summer. The 18-city trek will kick off in August.

www.complex.com

April 13, 2022

Teyana Taylor & Iman Shumpert Address ‘Extremely Hurtful’ Marriage Rumors

"These types of rumors and lies hurt the most because I take pride in being a mother and would never be that irresponsible," Taylor tells 'Ebony.'

www.billboard.com

February 8, 2022

BTS News Roundup: Jungkook’s Flawless Dance to Teyana Taylor & Jimin Discharged From Hospital | Billboard News

In the latest BTS news, Jungkook blows up Instagram with his dance moves and Jimin has been discharged from the hospital following appendicitis surgery and has recovered from COVID-19.

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February 4, 2022

BTS’ Jungkook Pulls Off Flawless Choreography to Teyana Taylor’s ‘Bare Wit Me’: Watch

The K-pop star shows off how fluid his dance moves are in the short clip.

www.billboard.com

December 5, 2021

Watch Doja Cat’s futuristic new music video for ‘Woman’

The video also features Teyana Taylor The post Watch Doja Cat’s futuristic new music video for ‘Woman’ appeared first on NME.

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December 3, 2021

Doja Cat Becomes a Mythical Creature & Helps Teyana Taylor Keep Her Throne in ‘Woman’ Video: Watch

"Woman" is the fourth single from Doja's most recent album 'Planet Her.'

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November 29, 2021

Teyana Taylor updates fans after being hospitalised for exhaustion

The singer shared a post on Instagram explaining what happened The post Teyana Taylor updates fans after being hospitalised for exhaustion appeared first on NME.

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September 23, 2021

Teyana Taylor announces her final tour before retirement

"Come out and watch me, one last time" The post Teyana Taylor announces her final tour before retirement appeared first on NME.

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September 13, 2021

MTV VMAs 2021: Watch Normani Perform “Wild Side” and Dance With Teyana Taylor

Taylor made a surprise guest appearance for the song’s television debut

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August 27, 2021

Teyana Taylor shares she had emergency surgery to remove lumps from her breasts

Taylor had to go through a "complicated" procedure after finding lumps in her breasts The post Teyana Taylor shares she had emergency surgery to remove lumps from her breasts appeared first on NME.

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August 26, 2021

Teyana Taylor Reveals She Underwent Emergency Surgery to Remove Lumps in Her Breasts

Teyana Taylor opened up about having surgery to remove lumps from her breasts during the most recent episode of We Got Love: Teyana and Iman.

www.billboard.com

June 8, 2021

Teyana Taylor Is First Black Woman to Top Maxim’s ‘Hot 100′ List: ‘It Made Me See Another Side of Myself’

Teyana Taylor makes history in topping Maxim's Hot 100 list and being the first Black woman to be named "Sexiest Woman Alive" by the publication.

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Discs

Women of Def Jam: Teyana Taylor

March 26, 2021

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The Album

June 19, 2020

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Wake Up Love

June 12, 2020

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Made It

May 22, 2020

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Bare Wit Me

May 22, 2020

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We Got Love

March 13, 2020

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Gimme Love

December 2, 2019

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Morning

November 1, 2019

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Gimme Love (Remix)

September 13, 2019

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How You Want It?

August 2, 2019

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WTP (Remixes)

February 8, 2019

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Gonna Love Me (feat. Ghostface Killah, Method Man & Raekwon) [Remix]

November 2, 2018

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K.T.S.E.

June 23, 2018

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VII

November 4, 2014

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VII (Deluxe)

November 4, 2014

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Google Me

January 1, 2008

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