Teyana Taylor is on fire! The notable dancer, model, entrepreneur, singer made history when she became the first Black woman to top Maxim‘s Hot 100 list. She appeared on the cover of the July/August 2021 issue as well.
“I’ve followed Maxim for a long time and I’ve always felt like I should be on the cover. So to actually get the call saying they want me on the cover really means a lot. I was like, what? They want me on the cover? Okay!” Teyana Taylor discussed this during the cover interview. “
Teyana doin her thang!
Teyana Taylor doing it all when it comes to her career. The talented singer has currently signed with the fashion company Pretty Little Thing as the creative director (has served 1 year), in which she provides her ideas to shape the fashion brand.
Music-wise, Teyana Taylor’s most recent release was The Album, which included 23 songs featuring music icons like Lauryn Hill, Erykah Badu, and Missy Elliott. The album debuted at #8 on the Billboard Top 200, which also makes it her very first music project to reach the top ten.
Additionally, Teyana is a music video director who goes by the name “Spike Tey” and has created music vids for Macy Gray, Monica, and Queen Naija.
“Honestly, directing is one of the best things that I’ve ever done, and one of my favorite things in my career that I’m doing, ‘cause I kind of always had that eye,” Taylor said in an interview.
In 2016, she made curch bells rang when she married NBA player Iman Shumpert and they have two daughters, 5-year-old Junie and an infant named Rue Rose.
Teyana Taylor’s breakout moment was when she starred in and choreographed Kanye West’s “Fade” video. Additionally, she is in the developmental stages of a documentary about soul singer Dionne Warwick’s life, in which she will play as Warwick.
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