Behind the Video: Kid Ink f/ Usher & Tinashe – ‘Body Language’

Kid Ink and Tinashe

In between dates on his European tour, Kid Ink met up with Usher and Tinashe in Atlanta to shoot the video for his new single “Body Language.” The racy visuals, inspired by a peep show, called for lots of scantily-clad ladies and even some S&M. Usher held it down OG style, while the Batgang leader showed off some moves of his own. Tinashe looked stunning as she hit the set in a black leotard.

“It’s gonna get dirty and weird,” warned director Darren Craig.

The song, produced by Stargate and Cashmere Cat, will appear on Kid Ink’s upcoming album, due in 2015. He and Tinashe will also perform at Power 106′s Cali Christmas on December 5.

Go behind the scenes with the trio.

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Keyshia Cole Scores Top 10 Debut

Keyshia Cole

Keyshia Cole returns to the charts this week with Point of No Return.

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Tinashe and ScHoolboy Q Get ’2 On’ on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’

ScHoolboy Q and Tinashe

Tinashe celebrated the release of Aquarius with an appearance on Thursday’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” Sporting blue leather sweatpants and a halter top, the L.A. singer showed out with her moves while performing her DJ Mustard-produced single “2 On.” TDE’s ScHoolboy Q joined her to spit his verse on the top 25 hit.

Q’s mother also got some camera time by participating in Kimmel’s recurring “Words From Your Mother” skit. She read the explicit lyrics to his hit “Collard Greens” before proudly declaring, “That’s my baby.”

Later in the evening, Q brought out Tinashe during his show at the Hollywood Bowl.

Watch them get “2 On” below.

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Tinashe Talks ‘Aquarius,’ Dating, & Family on ‘The Breakfast Club’


Tinashe celebrated her album release with a visit to Power 105.1′s “The Breakfast Club” on Tuesday. The “2 On” singer sat down with Angela Yee and Charlamagne to explain the origin of her name (African for “We are with God”) and the definition of “2 On.”

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Tinashe Performs National Anthem at Dodgers Game


Tinashe returned to Dodger Stadium for the second time in five months to perform the national anthem. Prior to Game 2 of the NLDS between the L.A. Dodgers and St. Louis Cardinals, the L.A. singer—clad in her Dodgers jersey—took the field to sing “The Star-Spangled Banner.” Not only did she deliver a winning performance, but the Dodgers won 3-2.

“Great win @Dodgers!!! Thanks for having me sing tonight!” tweeted Tinashe, whose mother cheered her on from the sidelines.

In just two days, her debut album Aquarius will hit stores featuring the hit single “2 On” and “Pretend” with A$AP Rocky.

She recently shot a video for Kid Ink’s new single “Body Language” with Usher, and is featured on Calvin Harris’ upcoming album Motion.

Watch Tinashe knock it out of the park.

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Stream Tinashe’s Debut Album ‘Aquarius’


After owning the summer with her ScHoolboy Q-assisted hit “2 On,” Tinashe will release her debut album Aquarius on October 7. A week before it officially hits stores, R&B’s breakout star has teamed up with Dazed to stream the project in its entirety.

The 18 tracks include appearances from A$AP Rocky (“Pretend”), Future (“How Many Times”), and Devonté Hynes (“Bet”), with production from Boi-1da, Mike WiLL Made-It, Jasper, and Stargate.

Aquarius is my official album introduction to the world and represents a new season of music and art,” said Tinashe. “I cannot wait to finally share with the world what I have been working so hard on for the past few years. This is just the beginning.”

Get a first listen to Aquarius below.

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Video: Tinashe f/ A$AP Rocky – ‘Pretend’

A$AP Rocky and Tinashe

With a top 25 hit already under her belt, Tinashe keeps the momentum going with her Detail-produced single “Pretend” featuring A$AP Rocky.

In the dark and mysterious video, the L.A. songstress discovers that her lover is cheating on her and exacts revenge with some help from Pretty Flacko. The cinematic clip, which was shot in L.A., includes breathtaking shots of Tinashe and nature.

Aquarius arrives October 7 featuring the ScHoolboy Q-assisted hit “2 On,” with contributions from Boi-1da, DJ Mustard, Mike WiLL Made-It, and Future.

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