@9542 It’s not about not liking a band and vocalizing it, it’s about how you vocalize it. It’s okay to say ‘I don’t really like this song’ but saying 'OMG this song is so stupid’ is kind of asking for a fight. Especially if it’s a comment on a video that lots of fans watch. To be brutally honest, it’s rather rude to go on a video you know that fans watch just to say you don’t like the band or a song. But in your defense, people on YouTube are so rude, you can’t even say you like a song without someone bitching at you. Which is why I stopped looking at the YouTube comments section all together. I find that most of them are inconsiderate.

Teyana Taylor: 4 Things to Know About the Stunning Star of Kanye West's 'Fade' Video

Teyana Taylor gave pretty much everyone at the VMAs body envy with her incredible dance moves.

The 25-year-old artist stars in Kanye West’s “Fade” music video – which the 39-year-old rapper dropped via Tidal after debuting it at the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards – and all anyone could talk about was her haunting routine, and amazing physique (just months after having her first child!).

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So who is Taylor? There’s a good chance you’re already familiar with West’s video star, but just in case, read on for a breakdown of everything you need to know.

1. She’s not a new face in the music business.

While the “Fade” video made Taylor arguably the breakout star of the VMAs, the singer has actually been around since 2007, when she signed to Pharell’s Star Trak record label. That same year, Taylor was featured on an episode of MTV’s My Super Sweet 16.

Taylor met West through Pharrell’s band N.E.R.D. on the “Glow in the Dark” tour in 2008, where the two became friends, and in 2012, Taylor signed with West’s G.O.O.D. Music label.

Taylor has put out two albums with G.O.O.D. Music, and was featured on the record label’s Cruel Summer album in 2012.

She’s also got a new album, which Taylor told Hot New Hip Hop in May could be coming out any time now.

Besides music, Taylor has ventured into the acting world, and you may have seen her in movies, such as Madea’s Big Happy Family, and Stomp the Yard: 2 homecoming.

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2. She has an adorable 8-month-old baby with NBA star fiance Iman Shumpert.

The other two appearances in West’s video were Taylor’s (also gorgeous) Cleveland Cavaliers player husband, and the couple’s first child, Iman Jr.

Taylor and Shumpert were engaged in November 2015, when the basketball pro proposed with this dazzling sparkler:

Just over a month later on Instagram, Taylor revealed that little Junie was born, and she’s been just about the cutest daughter ever since.

So adorable!!

3. The secret to her bod is basically a bunch of squats + elliptical training.

So how did Taylor go from being a new mama to doing a “Flashdance”-inspired dance routine in the “Fade” video?

In 2014, the artist opened up to Enstars about her fitness routine, admitting, “I would be lying if I told you that I have hardcore workouts, because I really don’t.”

“But, I do a lot of squats,” Taylor added. “The elliptical is my baby.”

Whatever she does, it’s working, as Taylor took to Twitter on Monday to thank her fans for the outpouring of love and support.

“Good morning and thank you all so much for all the love…😩😩😘😘😘😘💗 #FADE.”

Good morning and thank you all so much for all the love…😩😩😘😘😘😘💗 #FADE


August 29, 2016

And by the way, there’s some famous faces among those fans.

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4. Kim Kardashian West, Kylie Jenner, Chrissy Teigen, and more stars can’t get over Taylor’s “Fade” video.

West’s wife could not get over how amazing Taylor looked in “Fade,” tweeting Monday, “Ok just woke up & watched the Fade video again for my Monday morning gym motivation. Thank you @TEYANATAYLOR.”

Ok just woke up & watched the Fade video again for my Monday morning gym motivation. Thank you @TEYANATAYLOR 🔥💦👅🚨

— Kim Kardashian West (@KimKardashian)

August 29, 2016

The 35-year-old reality star also raved, “You guys!!! @TEYANATAYLOR has the best body ever!!! Like no joke and just had a baby!!!!”

Meanwhile, a gracious Taylor returned the love, tweeting several of Kim’s recent (NSFW) vacation photos, writing, “Listen @KimKardashian let’s not forget the Mexico slayage tho!! & this is with 2 kids, girl.”

Listen @KimKardashian let’s not forget the Mexico slayage tho!! & this is with 2 kids, girl 😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍🙌🏾🙌🏾🙌🏾🙌🏾💦💦💦💦 pic.twitter.com/XzbgT03IAM


August 29, 2016

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Kim’s sister Kylie was also floored by the video, taking to Twitter to write, “Kanye video CRAZYYYYYYYY wow #VMAs @TEYANATAYLOR @kanyewest.”

Kanye video CRAZYYYYYYYY wow #VMAs @TEYANATAYLOR @kanyewest

— Kylie Jenner (@KylieJenner)

August 29, 2016

“teyana WHAAAAAAAAT plz train me also what are the lambs,” Teigen wrote, referencing the lamb-filled ending to the “Fade” video. “You know what forget it I don’t care please help me.”

teyana WHAAAAAAAAT plz train me also what are the lambs you know what forget it I don’t care please help me

— christine teigen (@chrissyteigen)

August 29, 2016

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And Bella Hadid also heaped on the praise, tweeting, “MOTHER F*KING @TEYANATAYLOR !!!! BADDEST B**CH ALIVEEEEEEEEE.”

(WARNING: NSFW language.)


— Bella Hadid (@bellahadid)

August 29, 2016

West’s video made a big statement, mainly that this was Taylor’s big night!

Watch the video below for more on West’s “Fade” video debut.

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Liam Heath and Jon Schofield claim canoe sprint K2 200m silver

Liam Heath and Jon Schofield produced a late salvo to claim silver in the kayak double 200m final at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. The Great Britain pair claimed the team’s first canoe sprint medal of the regatta by beating Lithuania to second place, behind race winners Spain.

Heath and Schofield won bronze at London 2012 and the result sees them upgrade that result from four years ago as Team GB’s success on the water continues. The fastest qualifiers for the final initially got off to a slow start and were outside of the medal places at the half-way stage, before a last-minute surge saw them finish on the podium.

“It is so fast and furious you just put your head down and go for it and pop your head up at the end and you just wait for the scoreboard to come up,” Heath, who will also competes in the K1 200m event later in the Games, told BBC Sport. “I could kind of tell that the Spanish were ahead of us but then our race was on the other side of the course compared to the others so I couldn’t guess where we came.

"We gave it a bit of a lunge [at the end]. You see those white blocks and the finish line is about a foot in front of those and you just hit it as hard as you can and sometimes it can be the peak speed of the whole race.”

Schofield added: “It is so satisfying. This guy is absolutely on fire in his K1, he’s been killing me in training day-in, day-out I just didn’t want to let him down. He’s the best guy out there. There were better crews than us today but to get that is amazing.”

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