Final week (December 4), Taylor took to Instagram to share the outcomes from Spotify’s 2020 Artists Wrapped, which confirmed she has amassed 162.8 million listens on the streaming platform this 12 months.
In a prolonged caption accompanying the put up, she expressed emotions of being “tremendous below appreciated as an artist” and receiving “little to no actual push from the ‘machine.’”
Whereas Taylor expressed satisfaction along with her end result, she stated such success meant she was “retiring this chapter of my story” within the data that she will be able to “depart with peace of thoughts seeing that every one the onerous work & ardour put in was certainly liked & supported someplace on the earth.”
Responding to the transfer on Twitter, Cardi B wrote: “If me then Teyana Taylor’s album it’s my favourite of 2020. I swear she actually received the very best album this 12 months.
“I hate that she feels how she feels trigger she sooo proficient and the music is soo good.”
Over the weekend, Teyana went on to substantiate that her comments were aimed at her record label.
Taylor stated:”[The] majority of what that put up was to warn my label who I’ve been signed to for nearly 10 years. Every thing that you simply guys see of me, every part that I put out, every part that I do is like, 100% me.”
“…My factor about it’s, there’s no gun to anyone’s head to do something that they don’t need to do. So sure, I’m going to really feel under-appreciated if I’m placing in 110% and my label is giving me, they’re reciprocating what 10% of that…
“I always really feel alone, I’m always really feel under-appreciated, I always really feel failed…there’s actually no push.”
Final week, Taylor additionally hit out at Grammy bosses after the nominations for the 2021 awards didn’t shortlist any feminine artists within the Finest R&B Album class.
In June, Taylor launched her third studio album, ‘The Album’, which NME referred to as “a celebration of household and a press release of self-love” in its four-star review.
“Teyana Taylor has lastly delivered a report that scratches far beneath the floor of her persona as she triumphantly prioritises herself, from her sexuality to her vulnerabilities,” the assessment added.