Not long after Teyana Taylor’s album, K.T.S.E, dropped, fans have complained about what they feel is missing from the Kanye West-produced project.
Speaking with Big Boy’s Neighborhood, Teyana said she had planned to re-release the “completed” version of the album since a few samples didn’t clear and a couple tracks were left off. However, she later disappointed fans by tweeting that an updated project wouldn’t be coming.
In her interview with the Breakfast Club on Friday, she further added that she won’t be making anymore promises on an updated version.
Also, the wife of Iman Shumpert revealed that her album being the last to be released by Kanye West did make her nervous. “I felt like it was worth it. At first, I didn’t know it was like a five-album thing,” she explained. “I knew me and Pusha were supposed to come out around the same time. Once he [Kanye] said his and everybody else I was a little nervous at first, cause I was like, ‘Y’all n***as is legends. I ain’t trying to be in the middle of that.’”
All of these things she said about the album led to the assumption that she was not satisfied with how Kanye handled the release of her album.
However, Teyana has taken to her Instagram to set the records straight: she loves the work Kanye did, she loves her label, and her earlier comments about the things she had said were missing in the project didn’t come from a place of malice.
“I LOVE MY ALBUM and never said that I didnt AND BELIEVE IN MY ALBUM with all of me,” she wrote. “My complaints never came from a place of anger but more so from a place of hurt that I felt that I owed the world more.”
She furthered clarified that she is not upset with Kanye, and is more than grateful for his help and their relationship. “Though a shortened version shocked me upon its released date i appreciate my brother Ye for helping me produce my most vulnerable, personal and soulful album to date,” Taylor wrote. “I never meant for my passion to be mistaken for ungratefulness however i’m always open to agreeing to disagree, that doesnt take away from the bond I share with not only Ye but all of my G.O.O.D Music family.” Her statement captions a video that shows scenes from the making of K.T.S.E.
Check out her full post below:
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For a better clarity of my "publicized emotions" toward my album…I LOVE MY ALBUM and never said that I didnt AND BELIEVE IN MY ALBUM with all of me. My complaints never came from a place of anger but more so from a place of hurt that I felt that I owed the world more. After 5 years of patience I could have anticipated the culture would be hurt that all I had to offer them was 23 mins. I have a very loyal and active fan base that I'm extremely indebted to and that I am extremely dedicated to. Though a shortened version shocked me upon its released date i appreciate my brother Ye for helping me produce my most vulnerable, personal and soulful album to date. I think that our collaboration on this album shows and proves to add to the culture we creatives promise to push forward! I never meant for my passion to be mistaken for ungratefulness however i'm always open to agreeing to disagree, that doesnt take away from the bond I share with not only Ye but all of my G.O.O.D Music family. Yall know ima keep shit a buck! #KTSE and last but not least I want to thank everyone for the love and support of #KTSE! 💕