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This week's video is Boss by American singer Tinashe. Her full name is Tinashe Jorgensen Kachingwe and she's also a dancer, actress and model. Her dad is Zimbabwean and her mum is American and her name means "God is with us" in the Zimbabwean language Shona.

Tinashe started modelling and acting at only 3 years old. Her acting credits include Cora Unashamed and Two and a Half Men. As a teenager she was a member of girl group The Stunners, which was created by the American singer and actress Vitamin C.  The group released a few singles before splitting in 2011.

At 18 Tinashe created her own home studio and made 3 mixtapes In Case We Die (2012), Reverie (2012) and Black Water (2013) which she released through her website. Tinashe's first official single from In Case We Die was My High. She has released 7 singles from her mixtapes altogether, including Boss, Ecstasy and Vulnerable featuring rapper Travi$ Scott.

Tinashe signed to RCA Records in July 2012 and in January this year she released 2 On featuring rapper ScHoolboy Q, the first single from her upcoming debut album Aquarius.

Boss is from In Case We Die and it came out in August 2012. It was also used in American TV show Single Ladies. Tinashe made the music video herself. Aquarius will be released on 7th October 2014 (in the US).


                                        



For more on Tinashe visit these links:

Official site

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/pictures/10-new-artists-you-need-to-know-july-2014-20140718/tinashe-0867410


Also you can still download Tinashe's mixtapes for free on DatPiff.com: http://www.datpiff.com/mixtapes-search.php

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