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Teyana Taylor


Second studio album from the Harlem-based r&b artist, stands for Keep That Same Energy and is produced by Kanye West

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  1. 8.6 |   Gig Soup

    A bold follow up to Taylor's debut VII. With sultry lyrics, smooth RnB and Taylor's incredible vocals, 'Keep the Same Energy' is sure to ignite a fire in many, by serving distinct RnB and more
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  2. 8.0 |   The Independent

    Embellished with West’s keen ear for samples, it blends ‘80s nostalgia with fresh rap and R&B
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  3. 7.8 |   Pitchfork

    Teyana Taylor and her tremendous voice are so deft at performing modernist soul with the genre’s forebears as her backdrop, and her album features some of the best Old Kanye beats heard this year
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  4. 7.5 |   A.V. Club

    What worked for Pusha-T is a disservice to Taylor, who will remain a figure of tantalizingly unfulfilled potential for at least another album
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  5. 7.5 |   Spectrum Culture

    A really good left-field pop album that introduces an exciting new singer
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  6. 7.0 |   Rolling Stone

    Thanks to Taylor's new direction, K.T.S.E. ends up being the most fun of any of G.O.O.D. Music's recent releases, existing without the self-seriousness that weighed down the albums from Pusha T, Kid Cudi, Nas and West himself
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  7. 6.7 |   Consequence Of Sound

    An unapologetic record of late-night slow jams that stem from a more mature perspective
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  8. 6.0 |   Exclaim

    A strong start with an anticlimactic finish. With a bit of additional time and effort, it could have been so much more
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  9. 6.0 |   PopMatters

    The musical and vocal performances on K.T.S.E. are Teyana Taylor's strongest. But in terms of messaging, she still needs to get in formation
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