Diddy and Teyana Taylor: “Closer to God” Music Video
On October 12th, Sean “Diddy” Combs unveiled the music video for “Closer To God,” a collaboration with the multi-talented Teyana Taylor. Not only does Taylor lend her vocals to the track, but she also took the reins as the director of the video, with Diddy serving as the executive producer.
A Harmonious Union
In a recent press release, Diddy expressed his admiration for Taylor, stating, “Teyana is not just an incredible artist; she’s like family to me.” He highlighted the unique energy and depth Taylor brings to every project. For Closer To God, Diddy emphasized that Taylor was his first choice. He added, “I had to persuade her to step back into the spotlight, but I was confident she would encapsulate the song’s profound spiritual core.”
The rap mogul further elaborated on their joint venture, saying, “Working with her on both the track and its video felt like syncing with a soulmate. Together, we’ve crafted something truly remarkable.” Watch the music video below:
Background on Diddy and Teyana Taylor
Sean Combs, originally from Harlem, New York, has been a dominant figure in the hip-hop industry since the 1990s. With a career spanning over three decades, Diddy has worn many hats, from producer to rapper to entrepreneur. His influence in the music world is undeniable, with numerous chart-topping hits and successful business ventures under his belt.
Teyana Taylor, also a Harlem native, has made significant waves in the music industry. Known for her soulful voice and dynamic performances, Taylor has established herself as a force to be reckoned with. Beyond her singing career, she has ventured into acting, modeling, and directing, showcasing her versatility and passion for the arts. Her 2018 song, “Hurry,” is a favorite of mine.