Instead of over Facetime, Teyana Taylor finally got to meet her idol, Janet Jackson, face to face. It went down over the weekend and of course it was documented on the ‘Gram.
The two caught up backstage at Jackson’s Detroit show. You may recall Taylor rocking Jackon’s bare midriff look to this year’s MTV VMA’s, and pulling it off with aplomb.
Honored to receive the same award as my idol, @janetjackson!!! Anyone that follows me knows I STAN for her. I chose this look because of Janet's mindfulness of making a statement. My ups and downs have been publicized since 15 and "underrated" was the word I chose to sum up how often all the work I put in is overlooked. Nothing personal just something for me to know I'm headed in the right direction!! I named my first album "VII" because my mom always talked about it as the number of completion, and with my career, it took 7 years of working my ass off to finally get my album out and have people take me seriously as an artist, a woman. It's so easy for others to judge and criticize when they really don't understand your journey. One who hasn't experienced it, could never really understand the emotional roller coaster of an Artist that's so passionate about their work. That's why I continuously strive to go harder everyday. So I just want to give a HUGE thank you to the @vmas, as well as my supporters #TeamTeyana #NeutchNation who have been loyal to me since day 1! I Love you Guys Dearly! ❤️❤️
If you have issues with Teyana stanning out, you’re life is in shambles.
I had to wait til today to post this because I wanted to make sure it wasn't just a dream, but waking up today and it still being there I know now it's REALLY REAL 😩 thennnnn i look up again to a post of you and I on ya page chillllleeeee it was just tewwwww much for me to take in all at once. You have been one of my biggest inspirations. Every last one of my shows incorporated a tribute to you! You are the reason why I LOVE THIS. Putting PASSION, LOVE & SOUL on stage and creating sexy music! This was more than just a delayed flight this was potentially missing an opportunity to meet one the the women that pave the way for me and countless others. Yes I cried like a baby but so what! I love you and thank you for ur beautiful words and taking out the time to call me before ya show. IM STILL SPEECHLESS & I can't wait to meet you Queen. ❤️ @janetjackson P.S. my hubby is the MVP for capturing this FaceTime footage I love you babe 😩😍😘 🎥: @theauntiesinc @destinyfulfild @imanshumpert SLIDE TO SEE THE REST OF THE CALL! 😜😘😘😝😝😝