Teyana Taylor’s Self-Directed ‘WTP’ Music Video Celebrates Ballroom Culture: Watch


Tens throughout the board for Teyana Taylor, as a result of her music movies by no means disappoint. Her newest video “WTP” comes from her Okay.T.S.E. album, which was launched in June 2018, and follows Teyana right into a ballroom dance-off competitors. “WTP” was a favourite from the album, and the long-awaited video — directed by Taylor herself — was nicely definitely worth the wait.

The eccentric video takes the model of a brief movie infused with ballroom tradition. Inspired by Cinderella, the eight-minute quick movie celebrates ballroom tradition and options cameos by Lena Waithe and Big Freedia.

Taylor first paid homage to ball tradition within the "Fade" audiovisual, however the track "WTP" took it to the following stage. In an interview with Billboard, Taylor describes her love for the underground LGBT subculture. “Everybody that is aware of me is aware of that I stay for that. I've been in that scene since I used to be a 15-year-old. They have been sneaking me into the balls,” Teyana tells Billboard. “I’ve been honorary of their home. It started at a younger age. So, I’ve at all times appreciated the tradition. I’m actually only a homosexual boy in a girl's physique, for positive.”

Sporting an iconic purple wig within the video, Miss Taylor heads to the ball, the place she brings her strikes and outfits to the dance flooring to work it.

The finish of the video additionally sees some intimate moments between Teyana and her husband Iman Shumpert, wrapping up the video as the total bundle.

Watch the music video for "WTP" beneath.