Tinashe, known for her unique approach to crafting music, has released a new single titled “Needs.” The song marks the beginning of a new music project for Tinashe and showcases her ability to express her desires and assert her needs.
In the song, Tinashe‘s suggestive and sensual lyrics are accompanied by a pulsating beat. The chorus of the song features lyrics that emphasize her independence and human desires: “Don’t be a tease / Grab them keys / Afterparty in between the sheets / Top floor shawty in a penthouse suite / I make you say, ‘Please’ / Please / I’m not easy, but I’m feenin’ / I’m just human, we all got needs.”
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The music video accompanying the song portrays Tinashe and her crew dancing through an empty supermarket. The video features a scene in which she is seen naked, covered by cold-cut meats, adding a touch of boldness to the visual representation of the song.
“Needs” is part of her upcoming album, titled BB/ANG3L, which is set to be released via producer Ricky Reed’s Nice Life Recordings. Tinashe shared that the album is inspired by the concept of identity, exploring both self-identity and challenging how others perceive her. She aims to reflect her authentic self in this album, stripping away external layers and noise to reveal the core of her identity.
Her creative and bold approach to music is showcased in “Needs,” setting the stage for her upcoming album release.
The music video for “Needs” can be viewed here.