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Teyana Taylor on Working W/ Kanye, How She Keeps Her Man Happy & Social Media Trying to Control Her Image


GOOD Music artist, Teyana Taylor has been making waves with her VII album that has officially hit iTunes. While in the studio on Sway in the Morning she opened up about the moment it hit her — that her debut album is finally out.

She also opened up about how Kanye West and her started off as Fashion-Friends, which led to her casually listening to his Dark Beautiful Twisted Fantasy — and recording for it, 3 hours before it was due.

Watch below as she also gives us insight on how she fought to keep her sound, “grown folk music,” plus how she deals with social media trying to control her image.

Cop VII HERE and follow @TeyanaTaylor online.


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