Tinashe – Thug Cry on FNJ

Written by on June 18, 2016


Tinashe Jorgenson Kachingwe[2] (born February 6, 1993), known professionally as Tinashe, is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer, actress and former model.[3] She began her entertainment career at the age of 3 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 chart, and peaked at number 24 on the US Billboard Hot 100.[4] Her debut studio album Aquarius,[5] released in 2014, was universally acclaimed and noted by music critics as one of the most “solid” debuts by a new female artist in years.

2015–present: Amethyst and Joyride[edit]

All Hands on Deck” became the last single off of “Aquarius“. Although the single failed to crack the Billboard Hot 100 charts, the music video created much buzz online by peers and fans for its high octane choreography and visuals.

Tinashe was inspired by the music her parents would play in the house when she was young. She cites Michael Jackson, Janet Jackson, Britney Spears, Sade, and Christina Aguilera as her influences.

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. (2016, June 18). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 05:02, June 18, 2016


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