5. She Keeps It 100
Many young singers lose creative control of their careers, but even from onset, Tinashe has stuck to her guns. “The music that I’m putting out now is 100 percent created, thought up, written, and recorded by me,” she told Soul Culture way back in 2012. Want proof? Her debut mixtape In Case We Die was created in her bedroom in its entirety. Several of her videos are self-directed (see the uber-creative "BOSS," below).