Tink News

  • Tink's New Mixtape Is Coming This Month
    Tink's New Mixtape Is Coming This Month
    Jul 19, 2015 at 12:25pm
    Whether you've only recently discovered Tink, or you've been following her for years,you've probably made your way back through Winter's Diary 2. The R&B-centric project is easily among the rapper and singer's best work, so the announcement of Winter's Diary 3 is an exciting one for Tink fans.
  • Underrated Audio: July 12- July 18
    Underrated Audio: July 12- July 18
    Jul 19, 2015 at 11:09am
    This weekly feature provides you with some of the most-fire yet least-viewed records that we featured on the homepage this past week. Whether they were simply overlooked because the artist name was not familiar, or perhaps they just weren't seen at all, we want to give them a second chance at your iTunes here.
  • Staff Picks Playlist (June 26)
    Staff Picks Playlist (June 26)
    Jun 26, 2015 at 12:47pm
    This week proved to be a big one for albums, with Vince Staples and Miguel letting us hear their respective albums early (and early listens are giving positive reviews), plus Tyga's surprise drop of The Gold Album, as well as a big mixtape drop from Boogie with The Reach, not to mention Tory Lanez's (brand new)
  • XXL Freshman Class 2015 Revealed
    XXL Freshman Class 2015 Revealed
    Jun 3, 2015 at 02:03pm
    The XXL Freshman list is always a huge conversation piece in the rap world, and this year should be no different. While the wait has seemed a little longer than usual, the full list and cover has now been revealed.
  • Contest: See Tink Live In NYC!
    Contest: See Tink Live In NYC!
    May 12, 2015 at 05:04pm
    As you probably know by now, we're big fans of Chicago MC/singer/Timbaland signee Tink here at HNHH, which is why we're excited to announce that we're giving you a chance to catch her live in NYC next week, for free! She's performing at SOB's next Monday, May 18th, with Detroit Che and Asia Sparks, and if you're selected as the winner, you'll get a pair of tickets for the show. Please note: only one winner will be selected, and they will receive two tickets.
  • #WCW Playlist
    #WCW Playlist
    Apr 22, 2015 at 12:15pm
    After providing you with smoke-worthy material on 4/20, we're moving on to the internet's Wednesday obsession, #WCW. In celebration of Woman Crush Wednesday, we've compiled some notable records from a few of our favorite female rappers and singers. 
  • 10 Essential Tink Tracks
    10 Essential Tink Tracks
    Apr 6, 2015 at 01:36pm
    Tink is a young, talented MC that, by now, you should be familiar with. With five mixtapes, a few sick features and an album on the way, this young artist has been making tons of waves in the rap game recently.
  • 5 Reasons You Should Be Listening To Tink
    5 Reasons You Should Be Listening To Tink
    Mar 25, 2015 at 05:43pm
    As is obvious from the multiple "who??" comments that still somehow show up on pretty much everything we post about Tink, many of you still need to get familiar with one of hip-hop's most talented young stars. The 19-year-old Chicago native first popped up on our radars with her pair of Winter's Diary tapes, and ever since then, she's been elevating her craft with each ensuing track.
  • Timbaland Says Aaliyah Visited Him In A Dream And Called Tink "The One"
    Timbaland Says Aaliyah Visited Him In A Dream And Called Tink "The One"
    Mar 21, 2015 at 11:24pm
    At just 19, Tink, Timbaland's latest prodigy, is already one of hip-hop's rising stars. She's in the running for this year's Freshmen class (she made our list), and we're expecting her debut album on Tim's Moseley Music imprint later this year. Tonight (March 21), during the final Fader SXSW showcase, Timbaland told the crowd that his partnership with Tink is meant to be.
  • 10 HNHH Pitches For 2015 XXL Freshman
    10 HNHH Pitches For 2015 XXL Freshman
    Mar 12, 2015 at 11:02am
    Each year around the beginning of March, artists begin sending in pitches to XXL, hoping to wind up on the magazine’s highly-coveted Freshmen list. Thus far, we’ve seen Lil Herb, Bishop Nehru, Fat Trel, and a few others try to convince us they have what it takes to grace the cover along with eleven of their peers, each turning in a short video clip to the publication.
  • Tink Announces Timbaland-Produced "Ratchet Commandments" Single, Shares Artwork
    Tink Announces Timbaland-Produced "Ratchet Commandments" Single, Shares Artwork
    Feb 27, 2015 at 06:38pm
    Tink is someone who we've had our eyes on for a while, and 2015 is shaping up to be her big year. After being signed by Timbaland last year and nabbing a Fader cover this month, the Chicago MC has now announced the first single from her forthcoming debut album.
  • Tink Covers The Fader
    Tink Covers The Fader
    Feb 17, 2015 at 04:44pm
    Tink is poised for success. With Timbaland backing the rapper-slash-singer, and a strong buzz thanks to the producer leaking a few records during a Breakfast Club sit-down last year, she has the rap game's full attention. The Fader capitalizes on that today by nabbing the soon-to-be star for the cover of their new issue.
  • Rick Ross Is "Disappointed" That Timbaland Leaked Tink's Version Of "Movin Bass"
    Rick Ross Is "Disappointed" That Timbaland Leaked Tink's Version Of "Movin Bass"
    Nov 25, 2014 at 07:15pm
    Timbaland caused a stir last week when he leaked out what he called the "original version" of the Rick Ross and Jay Z track he had recently produced, "Movin Bass." Apparently, Rick Ross wasn't happy about the way he handled the situation.
  • Top Tracks Of The Week: Nov. 17-23
    Top Tracks Of The Week: Nov. 17-23
    Nov 25, 2014 at 02:13pm
    TOP TRACKS BACK, TOP TRACKS BACK. After a brief hiatus, our weekly rundown of notable and popular releases has returned.  Please keep in mind that Top Tracks highlights a hand-picked assortment of the most popular songs on our charts. These are songs that generated a lot of interest and still deserve a second look or a deeper consideration. For tracks that deserve more love than they got, go check out Underrated Audio.
  • Tink Reportedly Signs With Timbaland's Mosley Music Group
    Tink Reportedly Signs With Timbaland's Mosley Music Group
    Oct 23, 2014 at 07:02pm
    We've known for months that Timbaland's been working closely with Chicago MC Tink, as they were seen together in the studio earlier this year, and then more recently, he shared a preview of  song he's working on with her and Andre 3000. Now, it appears as though their work relationship will be more long-lasting, as Timbo's allegedly signed Tink to his new Mosley Music Group label, a new partner of Epic Records.
  • Underrated Audio: October 11- October 17
    Underrated Audio: October 11- October 17
    Oct 18, 2014 at 12:18pm
    Underrated Audio aims to provide you with some dope looks from the last seven days that flew under most peoples' radars. While they may have received front-page placement on HNHH, they didn't get as many views as they deserve, so we shine a little more light on them right here.
  • Underrated Audio: September 27- October 3
    Underrated Audio: September 27- October 3
    Oct 4, 2014 at 11:02am
    Underrated Audio aims to provide you with some dope looks from the last seven days that flew under most peoples' radars. While they may have received front-page placement on HNHH, they didn't get as many views as they deserve, so we shine a little more light on them right here.
  • Ticket Giveaway: Downtown Fest With Iamsu! & Tink In NYC
    Ticket Giveaway: Downtown Fest With Iamsu! & Tink In NYC
    Sep 30, 2014 at 06:15pm
    Downtown Festival is about to takeover New York City, with the impending festival kicking off on October 2nd and running until October 4th. While the NYC edition of Downtown Fest is not entirely dedicated to hip-hop, they've recruited two buzzing hip-hop artists this year for two different shows.
  • Underrated Audio: May 24- May 30
    Underrated Audio: May 24- May 30
    May 31, 2014 at 03:44pm
    Underrated Audio aims to provide you with some dope looks from the last seven days, that flew under most peoples' radars. While they may have received front-page placement on HNHH, they didn't get as many views as they deserve, so we shine a little more light on them right here.
  • Underrated Audio: April 26- May 2
    Underrated Audio: April 26- May 2
    May 3, 2014 at 12:38pm
    Underrated Audio aims to provide you with some dope looks from the last seven days, that flew under most peoples' radars. While they may have received front-page placement on HNHH, they didn't get as many views as they deserve, so we shine a little more light on them right here. This week we've got our eyes on records from Rome Fortune, previous Heatseeker winner and now rapper on the rise, FYUTCH, Vic Mensa, two female singers Tink and Kelela, and finally, newcomer to HotNewHipHop CRASHprez.
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