Tinashe Jorgenson Kachingwe, known professionally as Tinashe, (born February 6, 1993), is an American singer, songwriter, producer, dancer, actress and former model. 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. Her debut studio album Aquarius, released in 2014, was universally acclaimed and noted by music critics as a "solid" debut by a new female artist in years.