Serayah McNeill is just 19 but she’s fast on her way to becoming a household name thanks to her role as Tiana Brown on FOX’s breakout hit Empire. Her recent admission into Taylor Swift’s exclusive #girlgang can’t hurt either. (Maybe you saw her as Dilemma in Swift’s totally low-key and under-the-radar music video for “Bad Blood”?). And now it’s onto the next: her burgeoning music career (a mixtape is coming out later this summer).
Here, we catch up with the starlet about adjusting to fame, Taylor Swift girl gang membership (of Swift she said simply “I love her!”), and Beyoncé.