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TEYANA TAYLOR BECOMES FIRST BLACK WOMAN TO BE NAMED MAXIM’S SEXIEST WOMAN ALIVE

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TEYANA TAYLOR BECOMES FIRST BLACK WOMAN TO BE NAMED MAXIM’S SEXIEST WOMAN ALIVE

by Jeroslyn Johnson via https://www.blackenterprise.com/

Leave it up to Teyana Taylor’s signature ripped body to land her on the cover of Maxim as its first Black Sexiest Woman Alive.

“I’ve followed Maxim for a long time and I’ve always felt like I should be on the cover,” Taylor said. “So to actually get the call saying they want me on the cover really means a lot. I was like, what? They want me on the cover? Okay!”

The jack of all trades works hard as a music artist, dancer, entrepreneur, wife, and mother of two…

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