Tinashe "T-Collar" Sibanda

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Tinashe "T-Collar" Sibanda
Occupation
  • Music Producer
Known for Being a music producer

Tinashe "T-Collar" Sibanda is a Zimbabwean born music producer based in the United States. He has worked with American artistes such as Kevin Gates, Rita Ora and Chris Brown.

Background

After completing high school in Zimbabwe, T-Collar bargained with his parents, to relocate to Los Angeles, United States and study music.[1]

Education

He attended Full Sail University in the United States of America.[2]

Career

In an interview he said he started making instrumentals at the age of 13.[3] He said:

I’ve never believed in talent because I started making instrumentals when I was 13 years old. I did it every day for 6-8 hours. If someone says you are talented that’s something you have, no one received greatness you have to work that out.

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In 2015 he produced a song on American girl-group Fifth Harmony's debut album Reflection. He also has producing credits on K.Michelle's album More Issues Than Vogue and produced a soundtrack Know Better for the movie Suicide Squad.[4] He also co-produced Rita Ora and Chris Brown's song Body On Me.[3] T-Collar has produced for Sabina Ddumba a soulful, gospel-influenced Swedish R&B vocalist of Ugandan descent as well as Elliphant who is a Swedish singer who blends pop, rap, EDM, and dancehall into kinetic.[4]

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Awards and Achievements

He was nominated for a Grammy award after the Suicide Squad Album was nominated for Best Compilation Soundtrack for the Visual Media category.[3]

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Nyarai Chapingidza, From Zim to LA: T-Collar Opens Up About His Career, Huffington Post, published: October 15, 2016, retrieved: April 20, 2017
  2. Zim producer making waves in US, Herald, published: May 26, 2013, retrieved: April 20, 2017
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Dakarai Mashava, Zim producer nominated for Grammy award, Daily News, published: December 8, 2016, retrieved: April 20, 2017
  4. 4.0 4.1 T-Collar, All Music, published: No Date Given, retrieved: April 20, 2017