Like her nemesis Rihanna, Teyana Taylor has never been one to hold her tongue, but what's clear between these two women is that they both work hard in their respective careers.
After a long uphill battle, Teyana finally released her debut album, VII, earlier this month. The project is led by the single “Maybe,” featuring Pusha T and Yo Gotti, with additional appearances from Chris Brown and rapper Fabolous.
In a recent interview with The Fader, the Harlem-bred singer-songwriter opened up about her musical timeline, touching on some of the perceptions on how she may be viewed in the public eye.
One thing that was clear to us is that Teyana believes in her art, and she refuses to let anyone sway her conviction.
“It felt good to preorder my album and see that it was labeled under "R&B/Soul." That might not be a big deal to people, but it's a big deal to me,” says Teyana.
As Teyana continues to grow and expand her brand, here are four things she would like to shed.