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VII

VIIAfter an extended tour of duty on the guest-appearance battlefield—that's where she befriended mentor Kanye West—Taylor finally drops her...VIIR&BAfter an extended tour of duty on the guest-appearance battlefield—that's where she befriended mentor Kanye West—Taylor finally drops her...2014-11-22

Teyana Taylor (Bennett Raglin/Getty Images)

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VII

Genre: R&B; Lead Performer: Teyana Taylor

After an extended tour of duty on the guest-appearance battlefield—that’s where she befriended mentor Kanye West—Taylor finally drops her official debut. VII lacks his boundary-warping weirdness, but she has a strong grasp on lush ’90s-kissed R&B, especially on the stark, slithery ”Business.” B