Teyana Taylor’s exit from the workforce came as a stun to everybody. The Harlem local made her declaration five months subsequent to delivering her third studio collection “The album” and fans have thought about what pushed Taylor to hang up her microphone.
During a visit to Cam Newton’s Sip ‘N Smoke talk with arrangement, Teyana Taylor talked about her profession and disclosed what prompted her untimely exit from the music business.
At the end of the day, I’m a mom first,” Taylor said. “A mom, a wife, a woman. And I think for me, I put in a lot of work. I work very, very hard. So, if you feel unheard and unseen—like how I said earlier with my husband. He sees me, he hears me. I take that shit serious. Everything that I do. So if you’re my husband, or I’m signed, everybody that I’m aligned with should see me. They should hear me. They should feel me. If you don’t see me, hear me, or feel me, it’s a dub for you.”
The mother of two went further to say, “And I felt like the label wasn’t really hearing me and seeing me. I felt underappreciated. So, for my mental health, my mental well-being, for my kids, let me just put this on ice for a little [bit]. It’s not that I retired permanently. It’s more like, I just don’t feel like I want to move another inch for a company.”
Taylor’s issues with her label have been very much reported. Fans got on to the dramatization around her second studio collection K.T.S.E., and the tepid rollout it got contrasted with the advancement her label mates had. The issues reinforced with The Album, and Taylor had enough.
The circumstance was clarified in one of Taylor’s Instagram posts expressing gratitude toward her fans for the superb Spotify streaming numbers in 2020.
She wrote in the inscription,”Wow, who did that.”
She continued, “I’m retiring this chapter of my story with the comfort that i can depart with peace of mind seeing that all the hard work & passion put in was indeed loved & supported somewhere in the world!”