Tinashe Releases ‘Amethyst’ Mixtape Featuring Iamsu
Tinashe enjoyed a breakout year in 2014, but is looking to take advantage of her momentum and has not been resting on her laurels in 2015. After releasing the visuals for her single, "Bated Breath," the singer's latest release comes in the form of a mixtape, Amethyst.
Running seven tracks deep, the tape features production from DJ Dahi, Ryan Hemsworth, Nez & Rio and Iamsu! among others, with the only feature coming courtesy of the latter. Amethyst opens with the earthy cut, "Dreams Are Real," and is a pretty solid offering -- save for "the future is mine" adlibs peppered throughout the end of the song.
The opener may be no chump, but the project's second track, "Wrong," picks things up a bit and is sure to be a fan-favorite. The Ryan Hemsworth-produced song borrows from the Kool and the Gang classic, "Summer Madness," with impressive results and showcases Tinashe's knack for songwriting. "Wake up inside of my castle / I banish you from my heart / I do not care if you love me/ You know you're wrong from the start," she sings.
Other standouts include "Wanderer" and the mid-tempo "Worth It," making Amethyst more than worthy of your ear, especially if you're into some good old fashioned R&B.
Listen to Tinashe's Amethyst Mixtape
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