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.

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

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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]



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