Watch: Tinashe & A$AP Rocky Are Besties in “Pretend” Video + New Single “Bet” ft Dev Hynes

Tinashe's Official Music Video for "Pretend" ft A$AP Rocky

Tinashe’s Official Music Video for “Pretend” ft A$AP Rocky

Ahead of the release of her studio debut Aquarius on October 7th, rising alternative-R&B star Tinashe has premiered an official music video for her second single Pretend,” featuring Harlem rapper A$AP Rocky.

In the Jodeb-directed clip, the pair are best friends who enact a revenge plot on the Tinashe’s boyfriend, who she’s only really tolerating anyway.

The emotional, Detail-produced track was written by Tinashe, Lyrica Anderson and A$AP. Enjoy the video below.

The L.A. songstress also shared a banging third single from Aquarius, titled Bet,” featuring Devonté Hynes (aka Blood Orange) and produced by Blood Diamonds and DJ Dahi. Take a listen below.

2 On,” featuring Compton rapper ScHoolboy Q, serves as the lead single for Aquarius, out October 7th via RCA Records.

Produced by DJ Mustard, Jon Redwine and DJ Marley Waters, the song has peaked at #24 on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart, becoming her first Top 40 hit single.

Along with Tinashe, the album is executive-produced by DJ Mustard, Mike WILL Made It, Boi-1da, Dev Hynes, Detail, Jasper, Stuart Matthewman from Sade, and Clams Casino.

[via pitchfork.com]