Depart it as much as Teyana Taylor’s signature ripped physique to land her on the duvet of Maxim as its first Black Sexiest Girl Alive.
The Coming 2 America actress grew to become a trending subject on Monday after phrase unfold on her historic journal cowl. The singer/director/actress covers the July/August problem after topping Maxim’s scorching 100 checklist, Essence stories.
“I’ve adopted Maxim for a very long time and I’ve all the time felt like I must be on the duvet,” Taylor stated. “So to really get the decision saying they need me on the duvet actually means quite a bit. I used to be like, what? They need me on the duvet? Okay!”
The jack of all trades works arduous as a music artist, dancer, entrepreneur, spouse, and mom of two daughters 5-year-old Junie and her child woman Rue Rose. She additionally lends her expertise to style model Fairly Little Factor as its inventive director and prides herself in her work as a music video director.
“Actually, directing is without doubt one of the greatest issues that I’ve ever completed, and one in all my favourite issues in my profession that I’m doing, ‘trigger I form of all the time had that eye,” she stated.
She gained worldwide consideration when she starred and choreographed Kanye West’s 2016 music video for “Fade.” Her NBA participant husband Iman Shumpert and daughter Junie additionally appeared within the video following a standout dance efficiency from the Harlem native.
The 30-year-old took to Instagram to precise her pleasure about her history-making journal cowl.
“As an entrepreneur, spouse, a busy mom of two & working behind the lens in my director bag I have a tendency to cover behind my sweats & classic tees, My “Spike Tey” glasses, and no matter coiffure I’ve mustered up that day,” she stated within the prolonged caption. “In order you’ll be able to see I don’t have a lot time to be and really feel attractive. This explicit day was dope as a result of it made me see one other aspect of myself.”