Back in 2018, Teyana Taylor blessed her fans with K.T.S.E., an album that was delivered as part of a series of G.O.O.D. Music releases. She remained largely silent after that — until late last year, when she released the Lauryn Hill-assisted “We Got Love,” followed by a beautifully Afrocentric matching visual. Now, the New York multi-talent drops off two new videos for “Bare With Me” and “Made It,” both of which are expected to land on the forthcoming release The Album.
“Bare With Me” is produced by Cardiak, NinetyFour, and Bizness Boi and sees Teyana being honest about her toxic ways in regards to relationships:
“I been tellin’ n***as lies, just split up all my time, with two or three guys, ’cause I can’t make up my mind/
I know, I’m so indecisive, and I know that you don’t like it, and I never let my guard down but you steady tryna wife it.../”
The accompanying video shows viewers in a movie theater, watching an old-school styled film staring Teyana. She can be seen smothering a man — played by husband Iman Shumpert — and engaging in some serious dance moves with her crew.
With “Made It,” Teyana Taylor pays tribute to all of this year’s graduates, who unfortunately have had to accept their successes from home due to the Coronavirus pandemic. She further explained the release via social media:
“Class of 2020 this is for you!!!! First and foremost, Thank you to ALL the graduates that contributed to the video! I truly appreciate you & happy to celebrate YOU!!! Unfortunately, this pandemic has stopped us from physically gathering and celebrating all the hard work you’ve put in through the years But this pandemic can’t stop your spirit, it can’t dim your light, and it can’t take your degree away from you!! So when you make it out of this dark time, shine bright and light up the world! Congratulations to the class of 2020, YOU MADE IT!!”
Press play on both videos below.