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Teyana Taylor

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Amid work as an actor, dancer, and choreographer along with other creative pursuits, Teyana Taylor has had a labyrinthine career as an R&B recording artist, highlighted by the forthright Top 20 entries VII (2014) and K.T.S.E. (2018), and The Album (2020), her intensely personal and wide-scoped third LP for Kanye West's Def Jam-supported G.O.O.D. Music.

While in her teens, Taylor, a Harlem native, signed with the Neptunes' Star Trak label, helped popularize the Chicken Noodle Soup dance, aided in the choreography for Beyoncé's "Ring the Alarm" video, and became visible to the public in a 2007 episode of MTV's My Super Sweet 16. The year after Taylor made her television debut, she released her brash first single, "Google Me." The track, made with a team including Ester Dean and Jazze Pha, reached number 90 on Billboard's R&B/hip-hop chart and was followed in 2009 by the mixtape From a Planet Called Harlem, but that was the extent of her output for Star Trak. By the end of the year, she'd picked up a co-writing credit on "So Cold," a cut included on Chris Brown's Grammy-nominated Graffiti.

The start of the following decade was pivotal for Taylor. In 2010, she was cast in Stomp the Yard 2: Homecoming -- her first of several acting roles -- and contributed vocals to Kanye West's Grammy-winning My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy. Released from Star Trak parent label Interscope, she signed to West's Def Jam-affiliated G.O.O.D. label, where she debuted on the 2012 compilation Cruel Summer, a number two hit featuring her input on "Sin City" and "Bliss." Taylor released another mixtape in 2012, but her proper debut, VII, didn't arrive until November 2014. Promoted with the singles "Maybe" (number 32 R&B/hip-hop) and "Do Not Disturb," two of its several steamy ballads, the album debuted at number 19 on the Billboard 200.

A self-issued EP appeared in 2015, but another three years passed before the true follow-up to VII, during which Taylor spent time raising her daughter with partner Iman Shumpert. She appeared on 2017 tracks by Meek Mill and the duo of Fabolous and Jadakiss, and in June 2018 issued K.T.S.E., short for "Keep the Same Energy." The last of five similarly brief G.O.O.D. LPs overseen and co-produced by West in Wyoming (following titles by Pusha T, West, Kids See Ghosts, and Nas) it debuted at number 17 and yielded the gold-certified single "Gonna Love Me" (number 19 R&B/hip-hop). After a few preview tracks scattered across 2019 and the first half of 2020, most notably the Lauryn Hill collaboration "We Got Love," Taylor delivered The Album on Juneteenth of the latter year. ~ Andy Kellman, Rovi

Total plays

1.1 billion
Updated on 2024-07-21

Country

United States

Monthly listeners

2,557,434

Followers

1,905,480

Top Cities

  1. United States
    47,745 listeners
  2. United Kingdom
    55,166 listeners
  3. United States
    41,025 listeners
  4. South Africa
    Johannesburg
    42,644 listeners
  5. United States
    37,890 listeners

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Most popular tracks

Track Plays Duration Release date
Gonna Love Me
Gonna Love Me
235,832,808 2:47 2018-06-23
Issues/Hold On
Issues/Hold On
95,668,383 3:06 2018-06-23
How You Want It?
How You Want It?
78,693,574 3:42 2019-08-02
Bare Wit Me
Bare Wit Me
52,093,675 2:10 2020-05-22
Rose In Harlem
Rose In Harlem
49,942,857 3:43 2018-06-23
Wake Up Love
Wake Up Love
47,103,847 3:35 2020-06-12
Morning
Morning
36,776,133 4:14 2019-11-01
Do Not Disturb
Do Not Disturb
29,463,905 4:13 2014-11-04
F You I Love You (feat. Teyana Taylor)
F You I Love You (feat. Teyana Taylor)
26,408,815 3:56 2019-08-23
Hurry
Hurry
25,699,758 2:54 2018-06-23
Home Body (feat. Teyana Taylor & Melii) - Remix
Home Body (feat. Teyana Taylor & Melii) - Remix
24,111,790 3:23 2019-03-29
Maybe
Maybe
22,290,848 4:05 2014-11-04
Limos
Limos
21,156,482 3:32 2014-09-23
Gonna Love Me (feat. Ghostface Killah, Method Man & Raekwon) - Remix
Gonna Love Me (feat. Ghostface Killah, Method Man & Raekwon) - Remix
21,012,738 4:49 2018-06-23
Us vs. The World (feat. Chris Brown & Teyana Taylor)
Us vs. The World (feat. Chris Brown & Teyana Taylor)
19,788,503 5:49 2019-11-29
WTP
WTP
17,390,741 2:47 2018-06-23
WTP
WTP
17,386,718 2:47 2018-07-13
Christmas In Harlem
Christmas In Harlem
17,137,213 3:56 2010-01-01
To The World
To The World
15,166,482 3:51 2012-01-01
3Way
3Way
15,040,994 3:24 2018-06-23
Sin City
Sin City
14,149,238 4:28 2012-01-01
Never Would Have Made It
Never Would Have Made It
11,166,139 2:40 2018-06-23
No Manners
No Manners
10,323,071 1:39 2018-06-23
Broken Hearted Girl
Broken Hearted Girl
10,258,060 4:28 2014-11-04
Boomin (feat. Missy Elliott & Future)
Boomin (feat. Missy Elliott & Future)
9,660,176 5:31 2020-06-16
Made It from Nothing (feat. Teyana Taylor and Rick Ross)
Made It from Nothing (feat. Teyana Taylor and Rick Ross)
9,146,933 4:10 2017-07-21
Lowkey (feat. Erykah Badu)
Lowkey (feat. Erykah Badu)
8,992,978 4:18 2020-06-17
Made It
Made It
7,801,455 3:20 2020-05-22
Killa
Killa
7,396,468 3:03 2020-06-16
We Got Love
We Got Love
6,967,769 4:07 2020-03-13
Bliss
Bliss
6,850,000 3:30 2012-01-01
Rich Nigga Lifestyle (feat. Nipsey Hussle & Teyana Taylor)
Rich Nigga Lifestyle (feat. Nipsey Hussle & Teyana Taylor)
6,156,130 4:09 2019-08-15
In The Air
In The Air
6,024,142 2:50 2014-11-04
Request
Request
4,999,817 3:58 2014-11-04
Gimme Love (Remix)
Gimme Love (Remix)
4,937,569 3:22 2019-09-13
Concrete
Concrete
4,594,258 3:58 2020-06-14
Come Back To Me (feat. Junie & Rick Ross)
Come Back To Me (feat. Junie & Rick Ross)
4,345,451 4:09 2020-06-17
Outta My League
Outta My League
4,125,763 4:09 2014-11-04
Morning (with Kehlani)
Morning (with Kehlani)
3,935,723 4:47 2020-06-16
Dreams
Dreams
3,730,181 3:23 2014-11-04
We Got Love
We Got Love
3,513,456 3:15 2019-12-06
69
69
3,411,462 2:41 2020-06-16
Talk About It
Talk About It
3,326,652 4:36 2017-11-24
Business
Business
3,306,208 3:16 2014-11-04
Just Different
Just Different
3,292,279 3:45 2014-11-04
Shoot It Up (feat. Big Sean)
Shoot It Up (feat. Big Sean)
3,057,419 3:47 2020-06-15
Let's Build (feat. Quavo)
Let's Build (feat. Quavo)
2,988,847 2:32 2020-06-17
Wrong Bitch
Wrong Bitch
2,782,747 2:40 2020-06-15
Put Your Love On
Put Your Love On
2,775,416 2:17 2014-11-04
Above The Law
Above The Law
2,651,931 3:33 2023-11-09
Lose Each Other
Lose Each Other
2,316,909 2:19 2020-06-14
Need A Sign
Need A Sign
2,136,839 6:24 2019-11-08
Bad
Bad
2,135,368 1:28 2020-06-15
You (feat. Teyana Taylor)
You (feat. Teyana Taylor)
2,128,911 3:51 2018-10-05
Still
Still
2,029,840 4:05 2020-06-14
1800-One-Night
1800-One-Night
1,844,271 2:33 2020-06-16
Ever Ever
Ever Ever
1,824,936 4:41 2020-06-14
Try Again
Try Again
1,761,560 2:58 2020-06-13
Sorry
Sorry
1,744,485 4:06 2014-11-04
Friends
Friends
1,627,220 2:25 2020-06-13
Google Me
Google Me
1,489,595 3:19 2008-01-01
Closer To God (feat. Teyana Taylor)
Closer To God (feat. Teyana Taylor)
1,475,226 4:04 2023-09-15
Outta My League Interlude
Outta My League Interlude
1,429,483 1:11 2014-11-04
It Could Just Be Love
It Could Just Be Love
1,390,686 3:49 2014-11-04
Machine
Machine
1,317,528 3:40 2020-04-23
It Could Just Be Love Interlude
It Could Just Be Love Interlude
1,253,953 1:31 2014-11-04
Intro
Intro
1,018,984 2:48 2020-06-17
Casual
Casual
1,013,286 3:12 2016-03-21
Made For Me
Made For Me
924,708 3:44 2014-06-24
Rock Wit Me
Rock Wit Me
879,661 3:12 2011-01-01
Feel Something (feat. Teyana Taylor)
Feel Something (feat. Teyana Taylor)
840,498 2:47 2019-10-18
Gett Off
Gett Off
805,900 1:55 2021-03-05
Party Tonight
Party Tonight
595,322 3:57 2011-10-29
WTP - Zookëper Remix
WTP - Zookëper Remix
526,701 2:42 2019-02-08
WTP - Tommie Sunshine & SLATIN Remix
WTP - Tommie Sunshine & SLATIN Remix
128,713 4:43 2019-02-08
WTP - Junior Sanchez (Deep In The Sheets Remix)
WTP - Junior Sanchez (Deep In The Sheets Remix)
105,063 4:56 2019-02-08
Gimme Love - Sigag Lauren Afromix
Gimme Love - Sigag Lauren Afromix
95,652 3:26 2019-12-02
WTP - BÅUT Remix
WTP - BÅUT Remix
59,466 6:08 2019-02-08
WTP - Junior Sanchez (Ballroom Banji Remix)
WTP - Junior Sanchez (Ballroom Banji Remix)
56,420 5:20 2019-02-08
All I Need (feat. Dave East & Teyana Taylor)
All I Need (feat. Dave East & Teyana Taylor)
50,864 4:23 2023-07-28
No Greater Love
No Greater Love
41,212 4:19 2021-12-17
Party Tonight Remix - Bonus Track
Party Tonight Remix - Bonus Track
13,841 3:58 2011-10-29
WTP - Junior Sanchez (Deep In The Sheets Remix)
WTP - Junior Sanchez (Deep In The Sheets Remix)
12,342 3:16 2019-02-08
WTP - Junior Sanchez (Ballroom Banji Remix)
WTP - Junior Sanchez (Ballroom Banji Remix)
9,572 3:50 2019-02-08
WTP - BÅUT Remix
WTP - BÅUT Remix
8,771 3:12 2019-02-08
WTP (LSS Dub)
WTP (LSS Dub)
4,488 10:38 2018-07-06

New releases

Above The Law
Above The Law
2023-11-09
[Maybach Music Group under exclusive license to gamma.]
Junie Jams
Junie Jams
2021-11-12
[UME - Global Clearing House]
The Cool Mom
The Cool Mom
2021-11-12
[UME - Global Clearing House]
Women of Def Jam: Teyana Taylor
Women of Def Jam: Teyana Taylor
2021-03-26
[UME - Global Clearing House]
DND
DND
2021-02-12
[UME - Global Clearing House]
We Got Love
We Got Love
2021-02-12
[UME - Global Clearing House]
The Album
The Album
2020-06-19
[Getting Out Our Dreams, Inc./Def Jam Recordings]
Studio A
Studio A
2020-06-17
[UME - Global Clearing House]
Studio L
Studio L
2020-06-16
[UME - Global Clearing House]
Studio B
Studio B
2020-06-15
[UME - Global Clearing House]
Studio U
Studio U
2020-06-14
[UME - Global Clearing House]
Studio M
Studio M
2020-06-13
[UME - Global Clearing House]
Wake Up Love
Wake Up Love
2020-06-12
[Getting Out Our Dreams, Inc./Def Jam Recordings]
Wake Up Love
Wake Up Love
2020-06-12
[Getting Out Our Dreams, Inc./Def Jam Recordings]
Bare Wit Me
Bare Wit Me
2020-05-22
[Getting Out Our Dreams, Inc./Def Jam Recordings]
Made It
Made It
2020-05-22
[Getting Out Our Dreams, Inc./Def Jam Recordings]
Made It
Made It
2020-05-22
[Getting Out Our Dreams, Inc./Def Jam Recordings]
Bare Wit Me
Bare Wit Me
2020-05-22
[Getting Out Our Dreams, Inc./Def Jam Recordings]
We Got Love
We Got Love
2020-03-13
[Getting Out Our Dreams, Inc./Def Jam Recordings]
We Got Love
We Got Love
2019-12-06
[Getting Out Our Dreams, Inc./Def Jam Recordings]
Gimme Love
Gimme Love
2019-12-02
[Stargurl]
Morning
Morning
2019-11-01
[Getting Out Our Dreams, Inc./Def Jam Recordings]
Morning
Morning
2019-11-01
[Getting Out Our Dreams, Inc./Def Jam Recordings]
Gimme Love (Remix)
Gimme Love (Remix)
2019-09-13
[Duetti]
How You Want It?
How You Want It?
2019-08-02
[Getting Out Our Dreams, Inc./Def Jam Recordings]
How You Want It?
How You Want It?
2019-08-02
[Getting Out Our Dreams, Inc./Def Jam Recordings]
WTP (Remixes)
WTP (Remixes)
2019-02-08
[Getting Out Our Dreams, Inc./Def Jam Recordings]
WTP (Remixes)
WTP (Remixes)
2019-02-08
[Getting Out Our Dreams, Inc./Def Jam Recordings]
Gonna Love Me (feat. Ghostface Killah, Method Man & Raekwon) [Remix]
Gonna Love Me (feat. Ghostface Killah, Method Man & Raekwon) [Remix]
2018-11-02
[Getting Out Our Dreams, Inc./Def Jam Recordings]
Gonna Love Me (feat. Ghostface Killah, Method Man & Raekwon) [Remix]
Gonna Love Me (feat. Ghostface Killah, Method Man & Raekwon) [Remix]
2018-11-02
[Getting Out Our Dreams, Inc./Def Jam Recordings]
K.T.S.E.
K.T.S.E.
2018-07-13
[Getting Out Our Dreams, Inc./Def Jam Recordings]
K.T.S.E.
K.T.S.E.
2018-06-23
[Getting Out Our Dreams Inc. (G.O.O.D.) Music / IDJ]
K.T.S.E.
K.T.S.E.
2018-06-23
[Getting Out Our Dreams Inc. (G.O.O.D.) Music / IDJ]
VII (Deluxe)
VII (Deluxe)
2014-11-04
[Getting Out Our Dreams Inc. (G.O.O.D.) Music / IDJ]
VII
VII
2014-11-04
[Getting Out Our Dreams Inc. (G.O.O.D.) Music / IDJ]
VII
VII
2014-11-04
[Getting Out Our Dreams Inc. (G.O.O.D.) Music / IDJ]
VII
VII
2014-11-04
[Getting Out Our Dreams Inc. (G.O.O.D.) Music / IDJ]
VII (Deluxe)
VII (Deluxe)
2014-11-04
[Getting Out Our Dreams Inc. (G.O.O.D.) Music / IDJ]
VII (Deluxe)
VII (Deluxe)
2014-11-04
[Getting Out Our Dreams Inc. (G.O.O.D.) Music / IDJ]
VII
VII
2014-11-04
[Getting Out Our Dreams Inc. (G.O.O.D.) Music / IDJ]
VII (Deluxe)
VII (Deluxe)
2014-11-04
[Getting Out Our Dreams Inc. (G.O.O.D.) Music / IDJ]
Google Me
Google Me
2008-01-01
[The Neptunes]