Photo by Ariana LaBarrie
Tinashe announced that she will postpone the international dates for her Joyride tour. She released the following statement on her Facebook:
It is with a heavy heart that I come with the news that due to unexpected recording commitments I need to postpone my upcoming international tour. Originally, I had planned this tour in support of Joyride, and as you know, the album has yet to be released.
My two biggest loves are music and my fans, and it is never my intention to disappoint anyone. I know there has been some confusion in regards to my album’s release date. Trust me, I am as eager to get it out to you as you are to hear it. I will be wrapping up the finishing touches on Joyride by the end of May, and will be back on the road shortly thereafter to see all of you. If you know anything about me, you know this was the last thing I would ever want to do.
I know there will be a lot of questions about this. I am going to do a live Q&A on my Facebook tomorrow to answer them all. Stay tuned for more info on that.
Thank you for your love, support and patience always. It means the world to me.
During the live Q+A she answered fans questions. One fan asked “I thought the album was already finished and you were just waiting on the label to release it? Pls come back to Melbourne soooooon” to which Tinashe answered “it was finished, but “we” felt it needed a couple more songs.” Her answered made many people wonder if she is having issues with her label and if they are delaying the release of her album. Tinashe previously stated that the Chris Brown collaboration for her first official single off the album, “Player,” was the label’s ideas, not hers.
Hopefully Tinashe will be able to release her album soon. She recently was announced as a main stage lineup for the Hot 97 Summer Jam.