Tinashe Jorgensen Kachingwe[4] (/tˈnɑːʃ/;[5] born February 6, 1993) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, record producer, and model.[6] She began her entertainment career at the age of three when she began modeling and acting. In 2012, Tinashe released two critically acclaimed mixtapes, In Case We Die and Reverie, which she created in her home studio. After the release of the mixtapes, Tinashe signed with RCA Records. She later released her third mixtape, Black Water (2013). Her debut single, "2 On", reached number one on the Rhythmic airplay chart, and peaked at number 24 on the US Billboard Hot 100.[7] Her debut studio album Aquarius,[8] released in 2014, was noted by music critics as one of the most "solid" debuts by a new female artist in years. She was nominated for a Soul Train Award in 2014 and for "Best New Artist" at the BET Awards in 2015. In 2016 the Snakehips song "All My Friends" which featured Tinashe and Chance the Rapper won an Ivor Novello Award for Best Contemporary Song[9]. On August 12, 2016, the music video for her new single "Superlove" directed by Hannah Lux Davis debuted on MTV's Snapchat and reached one million views in just a day and a half.[10] In 2017 it was announced that she would would appear on the hit TV show Empire in a multi-episode arc about the creation of a visual album for the character Jamal (Jussie Smollett)[11].

She made her acting debut in the television film Cora Unashamed in 2000. In 2004, Tinashe appeared in box-office hit The Polar Express alongside actor Tom Hanks, providing the motion capture for the female protagonist. From 2008 to 2009, Tinashe had a recurring role in the American sitcom Two and a Half Men as Celeste, Jake's girlfriend.

Tinashe describes her music as "rhythmic pop" that explores the genres of alternative R&B, pop, and hip hop. Rolling Stone called her music "dark, alluring and dangerous".[12]



Light The Night Up
Light The Night Up is a song by musical artist Tinashe, released on September 28, 2017.
"Flame" is a song recorded by American singer Tinashe, released as the intended first single from her sophomore studio album Joyride on March 16, 2017.
Stargazing is a song by musical artist Tinashe, released on February 14, 2017.
Aquarius is the debut studio album by American singer and songwriter Tinashe.

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'When you’re black you have to fight': Tinashe, Kehlani and other female R&B artists struggle for attention
  –  September 2, 2017
Three years ago, all the signs pointed one way: Tinashe was on her way to pop stardom ... because I felt in my spirit there's more I have to do.” “With a female singer of color, there’s so much pressure on us,” agrees singer-songwriter Kehlani.
'When you’re black you have to fight': Tinashe, Kehlani and other female R&B artists struggle for attention
  –  September 2, 2017
and that sum more than doubles when considering male artists of any race making R&B and hip-hop music. “For some reason, people are consuming male-based entertainment on a much greater scale,” Tinashe said. “You look at the pop charts and there are ...
TINASHE - Me So Bad lyrics
  –  November 7, 2017
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New Music: blackbear feat. Tinashe – ‘Up in This’
  –  October 26, 2017
Hot off his Cam’ron collaboration “Bright Pink Tims,” blackbear links up with Tinashe for the strip club anthem “Up in This.” Over a hypnotic beat that pulsates with hip-hop, trap, and electronic influences, Tinashe harmonizes about making it rain.
'When you’re black you have to fight': Tinashe, Kehlani and other female R&B artists struggle for attention
  –  September 2, 2017
“Critical acclaim hasn't been enough in my experience,” said the 24-year-old, who was born Tinashe Kachingwe. “The label appreciates it, but the music business, in my perspective, is still so much based on revenue and how much they are making in sale


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