Tinashe channels Britney. As she gears up for the release of her sophomore album Joyride, the R&B songstress covers Paper magazine’s “Youth Issue,” where she recreates Rolling Stone‘s racy Britney Spears shoot from 1999.
ON PRESSURE: “I don’t feel pressure to look any way so much as I feel pressure to act a certain way. I feel the pressure to date around. People are always shocked to know that I don’t date around with other celebrities. [But] it’s just not my style. I’m not trying to be well known because of the people I’m dating, or the people that I’m seen with. I’d rather just be known for my music or my art. People will say something crazy like, ‘Why don’t you just go date Justin Bieber and be way more famous?’ I’m like, ‘What?’”