She’s got Nicki’s swagger, a voice like Cassie and moves to rival Beyoncé. Meet Tinashe, the R&B triple threat who’s got Drake smiling
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Thursday night in London’s XOYO, a venue famed for booking stars on the rise [Disclosure, Frank Ocean, Solange], and fans are packing around the stage. Behind the scenes, 21-year-old Tinashe Kachingwe, flanked by a pair of male dancers, is getting ready for one of her first UK shows.
Three years ago, it was a different story when L.A.-raised Tinashe fronted teen pop five-piece, The Stunners. They had songs called Bubblegum and Spin The Bottle and toured stadiums, opening for Justin Bieber. Tinashe outgrew the X-Factor-esque girl group and never looked back.
In baggy tracksuit bottoms and a white crop top, the singer we meet today embodies the 90s icons she adored as a child, but with evocative lyrics and slickly produced songs, she’s firmly in the future. No wonder she’s had remixes and collaborations with Drake and A$AP Rocky.
In the aftermath of her sell-out show, we met up with R&B’s new superstar…
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