Teyana Taylor Brings 'Soul Train' to 'Ellen' for Groovy 'Issues/Hold On' Performance: Watch

Teyana Taylor
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Teyana Taylor on The Ellen DeGeneres Show.

Teyana Taylor delivered an epic performance for "Issues/Hold On" on Thursday's (April 18) episode of Ellen. Taylor teleported the audience straight to the 1970s, as the doors opened for the Harlem native following a groovy introduction from DeGeneres’ in-house DJ tWitch, who did his best Don Cornelius impression.

Taylor greeted the crowd in her shiny golden jumpsuit and got right into the soulful K.T.S.E. deep cut. Backed by a smooth live band and vocalists on the Soul Train-inspired stage, the performance went off without a hitch. A group of couples, who were properly dressed for the ocassion, also danced the night away right in front of Teyana, giving the set a truly authentic feel. 

By the performance's end, Ellen joined Teyana on the dance floor, as they even teamed up to bust a few moves together. DeGeneres then came back out and fittingly surprised the multi-talented G.O.O.D. Music artist with an RIAA plaque for her 2018 ballad "Gonna Love Me," which had just become gold-certified.

Watch the glorious performance below. 


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