Teyana Taylor, 27, the recording artist, dancer, and actress from Harlem, New York, who found widespread fame after her appearance in the music video for Kanye West‘s ‘Fade’.
At the beginning of her career, Taylor signed a record deal with Pharrell Williams’ Star Trak Entertainment. Then in 2012, she signed with Kanye West’s GOOD Music label. She has worked with and written records for major artists such as Usher, Chris Brown, and Omarion, while also embarking on a successful modeling career.
So far, Taylor has released one full-length studio album, titled VII, which was released on November 4, 2014, by Def Jam Recordings and Kanye West’s label, GOOD Music.The album has guest feature appearances from various rap and R&B artists such as Chris Brown, Fabolous, Pusha T and Yo Gotti. The album was executively produced by Che Pope & Teyana Taylor.
Taylor is married to Cleveland Cavaliers forward Iman Shumpert. The pair has one child together, a daughter named Iman “Junie” Tayla Shumpert Jr.
Oh, and she can do this: