Tinashe Jørgensen Kachingwe (born February 6, 1993), is an American 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.
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. Tinashe released her debut single "2 On", in January 2014. The song lived as the #1 song on rhythm radio for over 4 weeks and has currently peaked at number 24 on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart, becoming her first Top 40 hit single.