19-year-old Tink has steadily building a loyal following, and since she's received a co-sign from super producer Timbaland, she's on track to become a star.
Following the grand jury's decision not to indict Darren Wilson for the shooting of Michael Brown, Tink decided to release a protest record. "Tell The Children" speaks directly to issues of police brutality, and the fear one experiences today as a black American. It's a necessary listen.
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