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Update : 7:04 p.m.
Teyana Taylor responded to the backlash she received for having her party amid the spread of COVID-19 in an Instagram post Thursday evening.
“The Album PART 1 VIBES: I want to thank all my family and close friends for coming out to my private album release listening. It was so much love and positive energy, I am forever so appreciative 💕 FYI for all the internet covid experts 🙄😜we had REAL Covid Police & medics that made sure we were all safe and able to have a good time all while following covid regulations. Custom “#TheAlbum” Masks and hazmat suits were also provided! 🖤🖤🖤 thanks for the concerns but mama is just fine 😘 #TheAlbum OUT at midnight thooooooo!!! 😬😬😬😬 📸: @jenjphoto“
Teyana Taylor didn’t let the coronavirus stop her from throwing a release party for her upcoming project titled “The Album.” The event took place on Wednesday and was hosted by TV personalities Terrence J and Karrueche Tran.
“I’m so proud of you,” Tran said. “I can not wait for the world to see your masterpiece. I love you to death you are my girl. We’ve been through so much together ya’ll.”
According to the image Terrence shared on his Instagram story, Taylor provided stylish hazmat suits and face masks to “invitees.” Various celebrities shared videos and photos from the private listening party on their social media. Among those in attendance included Cardi B, Offset, Lori Harvey, Odell Beckham Jr., Snoh Aalegrah and Christian Combs.
Cardi and Offset also brought their 1-year-old daughter Kulture Cephus to the celebration. Taylor and husband Iman Shumpert’s daughter Iman “Junie” Tayla, 4, was also spotted on the dance floor. Furthermore, the party comes just days after the couple revealed that they are expecting baby number two with the release of her latest song “Wake Up Love” and its visual.
Some social media users couldn’t help but call out Taylor for risking her and her unborn baby’s health by throwing a party amid the spread of COVID-19. The singer and many of her attendees were spotted without masks on during the event.
Taylor has yet to comment on her decision to have a party. However, her third studio project “The Album” drops on Friday. Features include Erykah Baduh, Quavo, Kehlani, Missy Elliot, Future and more.