Trinity Laure’Ale Home, well-known by her stage name Tink, is an American rapper and singer from the Chicago region of Illinois. She is mainly known for the songs to Treat Me Like Someone and Don’t Tell Nobody.
Due to label complications with the release of her debut album, she went independent and has since produced seven mixtapes. Her mixtape from 2014, titled Winter’s Diary 2: Forever Yours, was listed as one of the top 10 R&B albums in both Rolling Stone and Billboard.
Tink has been active in the music industry since 2011 and has established a place of her own in this industry. The passionate and highly talented singer is mainly associated with the genres of R&B and rap. She has used her musical skills to glorify woman empowerment and the Black Lives Matter Movement.
Tink: Early Life And Education
Trinity Laure’Ale, nicknamed Tink, was born on March 18, 1995, in Calumet, Illinois. She was given the nickname Tink by her friends in elementary school, and she used it ever since. Tink began singing in church at the age of five and began creating songs at the age of 11, some of which were for the friends of her father.
She completed her high school studies at the Simeon Vocational Academy in Chicago, where she joined the choir and took part in talent shows. She regarded English as one of her favorites since it helped her to develop as a better writer.
She began rapping and making music in her father’s basement studio when she was 15 years old. At the age of 16, she and her brother uploaded a video to Facebook and YouTube showing her freestyling to Clipse’s Grindin, which gained attention locally.
The attention and appreciation she got from social media led her to continue working on music and eventually became a successful music artist.
Tink: Musical Career
In 2011, Tink released her debut album Winter’s Diary 2011, which marks the official beginning of her career. During her debut, she was studying in high school and was represented by Lyrical Eyes Management.
In the following year after her debut, she released two more mixtapes titled Alter Ego and Blunts & Ballads. Her fourth mixtape named Boss Up was released in 2013.
Tink started to receive more offers from several record companies and music labels after she collaborated with Future Brown’s debut song Wanna Party. However, Tink wanted to work independently and thus she rejected most of the offers she got.
In 2014, she released Winter’s Diary 2: Forever Yours, a mixtape sequel to her debut mixtape. The same year, Billboard placed the album ninth, and Rolling Stone ranked it eighth. She also worked with famous musicians such as Sleigh Bells, Jeremih, and Kelela.
She signed a contract with Timbaland’s Mosley Music Group in 2014. Her debut album was scheduled to release in 2015 according to the terms of her deal with Mosley Music Group.
However, there was a delay with the project. Due to the delay and some clashes with Timbaland’s company, Tink chose to terminate her contract with them and decided to start over.
In the meantime, she released her sixth mixtape and in the following year the seventh. She released a few non-album singles including Clocks and Commitment in the same year. In 2018, she released her debut EP, Pain & Pleasure, and in 2019, her mixtape, Voicemails.
In 2020, Tink released an album titled Hopeless Romantic. The heat of The Moment was released on July 30, 2021, and was produced by Hitmaka. Her latest album Pillow Talk The Tape was released on August 26, 2022.
Tink: Musical Outcomes
The 27-year-old American rapper, Tink has been present in the music industry since 2011. She has contributed several albums, singles, mixtapes, and extended plays. Tink has collaborated with many musicians such as Sleigh Bells, Timbaland, Jacquees, G Herbo, Jeremih, and Kelela.
Tink has released 2 Eps in her musical career and she released all of them independently. The EPs released by Tink are Pain & Pleasure released in 2018 and A Gift and A Curse in 2020.
Here’s the list of Tink’s popular studio Albums:
- Hopeless Romantic (2020)
- The heat of the Moment (2021)
- Pillow Talk The Tape (2022)
List of Tink’s Mixtapes:
- Winter’s Diary (2012)
- Alter Ego (2012)
- Blunts & Ballads (2012)
- Boss Up (2013)
- Winter’s Diary 2: Forever Yours (2014)
- Winter’s Diary 3 (2015)
- Winter’s Diary 4 (2016)
- Voicemails (2019)
List Of A Few Of Tink’s Singles
- Treat Me Like Somebody (2014)
- Million (2015)
- Modern Waves (2015)
- Get You Home (2018)
- Fuck Around (2019)
- Cut It Out (2020)
- Rebet, ft. Jeremih (2021)
- I Choose Me (2022)
- Cater, Ft. 2 Chainz (2022)
Tink: Personal Life
The 27-year-old American singer and rapper prefer to keep her personal life very private just like most celebrities. She was born as the daughter of Renae Home and Thomas Home. There isn’t any information available about Tink’s siblings. Tink is not married yet and has no children.
The dating history of this young rising talent in the US is not that publicized. She is presumably single now and has not previously engaged. There were some dating rumors about Tink and the American record producer Hitmaka last year.
Tink remains quiet when it comes to her personal life and she may be seeing someone in private. It’s probably good not to jump to conclusions until she shares it publicly.
Tink: Net Worth
Tink is a musician who has a god-gifted talent. Her incredible talent and passion for music made her achieve her desired career in the music industry. She has been successful in what she is doing and has attained significant recognition from the people.
As of 2023, Tink is supposed to have an estimated net worth of more than $10 million. The major source of her wealth is the music career she chose for herself. Apart from that she earns money through brand collaborations and endorsements. The singer is now supposed to reside in her house in Chicago with her family. Other assets or cars that Tink owns are not known to anyone.