Artist Profile: Tinashe

October 30, 2014

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Tinashe Jorgensen Kachingwe is a singer-songwriter, dancer, actress and former model. Her name means “God Is With Us” in her father’s native language, Shona, from Zimbabwe.Raised in Los Angeles, California, she began her entertainment career at the age of 3 when she began modeling and acting. Tinashe, is known for her recurring role on the sitcom Two and a Half Men, in which she appeared during the sixth and seventh seasons.  In 2012 Tinashe released two critically acclaimed mixtapes In Case We Die (2012) and Reverie (2012) which she created in her home studio. After the release of the mixtapes, Tinashe signed with RCA Records. She released her third mixtape Black Water (2013) and released her debut solo album Aquarius, on October 7, 2014.

On January 13, 2014, Tinashe released “2 On”, a song featuring American rapper Schoolboy Q and produced by DJ Mustard, as the first single from her debut album.  The song entered the US Billboard Hot 100 chart at number 89 and has since peaked at number 24. “Aquarius” debuted at number 17 on Billboard 200. See more about her HERE and check out the young superstar do her thing!

Source: MTV Wikipedia