Recognize The Girl From Kanye West’s FADE Video? Here’s Everything You Need To Know About Teyana Taylor!

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Welcome back, boo!

It’s been a minute, but Teyana Taylor managed to slay all your faves at the VMAs on Sunday night, which means it’s only right to give her the spotlight right now.

The 25-year-old singer stole the show with her soon-to-be iconic choreography for Kanye West‘s FADE music video… but you might be surprised to learn you’ve definitely seen her before.

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She may be making a name for herself in 2016, but Teyana has actually been a part of the MTV family since way back in 2007!

So what else do you need to know about Teyana Taylor??

1. She Got Her Start On My Super Sweet Sixteen

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Back in 2007, Teyana blessed MTV with her outgoing personality for an episode of the party planning docuseries. She even performed her own hip-hop routine!

2. She Fought Rihanna & Lived To Tell The Tale

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A year after being signed to Kanye’s GOOD Music label in 2012, Teyana got into a Twitter feud with Rihanna when RiRi shaded her cover of Anita Baker‘s Caught in the Rapture. While Teyana’s music career was left unscathed, she was dropped by Adidas because of it!

3. She Already Has A No. 1 Album

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Teyana’s debut studio album VII dropped in November of 2014 and went all the way to No. 1 on Billboard‘s U.S. R&B and Hip-Hop charts. Unfortunately, it only peaked at No. 19 on the Billboard 200.

4. She’s Engaged To A Professional Athlete

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As it turns out, the hottie she was grinding on in FADE just so happens to be her real life fiancé, Cleveland Cavaliers shooting guard Iman Shumpert! Plus, the engaged couple JUST had a baby girl named Iman Tayla in December.

Power couple alert!

5. She’s Friends With King Kylie!

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Kylie Jenner.

Need we say more??

Keep doin’ what you’re doin’, Teyana!

[Image via MTV.]

Aug 29, 2016 11:18am PDT

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