With reporting by Nadeska Alexis
Things are going good for Tinashe. Her breakout single “2 On” is currently climbing up the Billboard charts, and now that Drake decided to make his own remix, who knows what heights the track will reach.
“I honestly was not expecting that Drake remix,” Tinashe told MTV News on Tuesday, just a day after Drizzy and his boy OB O’Brien dropped their “2 On/Thotful” remix.
The California-bred singer had no idea that Drake was planning to touch up her DJ Mustard-produced, Schoolboy Q-assisted single and she found out the same way most of us did: on Twitter.
“I was in the car, in the morning, on the way to a photo shoot or something like that. I was just looking through my mentions, and the first mention said: “@Tinashe OMG Drake just covered your song ’2 On,’ ” she recalled with excitement.
Once Tinashe finally got to listen, she gave it her immediate approval. “Wow this is pretty sick,” she remembered saying to herself.
Still, if she had to choose her favorite version, Tinashe — of course — has to go with her own. “I think he did it justice, he put his own spin on it obviously,” she said before joking: “I prefer the original version, but I may be a little bit biased.”