Chicago Rapper Tink Cut Ties with Timbaland and Epic Records

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Promising young Rapper, Tink was locked into record deals with both Timbaland and Epic Records for the last four years, but according to Fader, the young star is back to the independent grind. Tink is well known for her series of mixtapes (including the Winter’s Diary series) that brought her so much attention and critical […]

[BTS Photos] Superstars Flood The Essence Festival Press Room


While the Mercedes Benz Superdome’s stage was lit with superstar headliners, the Essence Festival press room welcomed celebrity attendees in the VIP press room. Yesterday [Saturday, July 2] the second day of the annual Festival, dubbed the largest nationwide event for African American women, hosted Mariah Carey, Jeremih, Estelle, Common and Charlie Wilson on the […]

#HERSource – Midwest, We Go Hard

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This story first appeared in our 2016 Sports, Culture and Women in Hip Hop Issue, on newsstands now featuring our Yo Gotti and Hip Hop & Hollywood covers. Ready or not, here they come. Meet the lady MCs coming straight from the heartland. REGISTER TO VOTE GET ELECTION REMINDERS https://www.facebook.com//videos/403556060649855 The streets are talking. Welcome a […]

Saturday Soundtrack: The Latest From Tweet, Eryn Allen Kane, Kreesha Turner, SWV & More


The HERSource: Saturday Soundtrack is finally here! Every Saturday, we’re bringing you a weekly round up of the latest or newest music from rising and established female artists that may have flown under your radar. This week, we’re highlighting releases from Tweet, Eryn Allen Kane, SWV, Rihanna and Tiffany Evans. We’re also hitting rewind on […]

Watch Tink’s New Visual For “Medicine”

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Chicago lyricist Tink hits us off today (Saturday, November 28) with her self-directed video for “Medicine,” the Jelan Abrams-produced track from her Winter’s Diary 3 mixtape. In the video, Tink (born Trinity Home) takes time out from a photo shoot to give her no-good beau a piece of her mind before abruptly calling it quits […]

New Video: Tink – “L.E.A.S.H”


Last week, Tink released her collaboration with Timbaland and Future “UFO” but now she’s gracing us with her amazing talent once again. This time, she dropped a video for her single “L.E.A.S.H” produced by no other than her mentor Timbo. This song is a true notorious strip-club banger with a sassy, sweet hook. L.E.A.S.H. is […]

Watch Tazer x Tink – “Wet Dollars” Video

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  REGISTER TO VOTE GET ELECTION REMINDERS https://www.facebook.com//videos/403556060649855 Chicago’s Tink and the UK’s DJ Tazer connect for a dope visual for their “Wet Dollars (Remix)”.  Shot on an NYC rooftop Tink shows off her vicious wordplay while dancers show of in the streets.  Be on the look out for Tink’s upcoming debut, Think Tink, coming soon […]

Timbaland’s Protégé Tink Releases Cover Art And Title For Debut Album

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The debut album from Timbaland protégé Tink will drop this summer. The debut LP will be titled #ThinkTink this summer and has revealed the LP’s accompanying cover art work. The “Ratchet Commandments” rapper has already been cosigned by The Breakfast Club and has often been compared to Lauryn Hill because she can sing as well as rap.  Can she live up to […]

Listen to Tink’s Tribute to Aaliyah “Million”

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Remember when Tink set off SxSW with a previously unheard Aaliyah-sampled song back in March? Well you’re in luck, because today we get the full track. Chicago’s own pays homage to the fallen queen singing and rapping over a revamped version of “One in a Million.” Listen to the heartfelt track above, and give us […]

Watch Tink’s New Video “Rachet Commandments”

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After and eventful week at SXSW Chicago wordsmith Tink releases a new video for her Timbaland produced jam “Rachet Commandments.”  Directed by the prolific Dave Meyers this video is cut above your average rappers average video, complete with ingenious skits/scenes and dope dance moves.  Watch the Video above and let us know your thoughts Below. REGISTER […]

Tink Releases New Music at SXSW

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REGISTER TO VOTE GET ELECTION REMINDERS https://www.facebook.com//videos/403556060649855   Advertisement God bless a woman with a talented tongue, and lord knows Tink is multi-talented.  While Performing at the Fader Fort’s showcase in Austin, TX for SXSW the singer/songwriter/rapper released some previously unheard music.  Most likely produced by Timbaland both songs are dope with the later one even […]

Listen to Tink – “Ratchet Commandments” (Produced by Timbaland)


“I’ve been at this thing for years, Its done turned to an animal”  Iconic words from one of our greats, Biggie.   Today Tink channels that same energy and gusto in her new song Ratchet Commandments.  Produced by Timbaland, Tink laces this uptempo jam with lyrical lacerations on why “Thou shalt not” act a fool […]