Tinashe Dominated on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Last Night

You know what I miss? The good old days, when every pop star also had to be a sick, sick dancer. The heyday of Britney and boy bands was, in a word, glorious. Since then, it seems like dance has become less important to the pop powers that be. Not that that's all bad—obviously, I appreciate singers who can actually sing, too!—but I feel like I've spent too much time in a dance desert, with only the occasional cool drops of Beyoncé to lessen my thirst for real choreo.

Well, maybe that's about to change. I've been absolutely obsessed with dance demon Zendaya ever since she broke out of her Disney shell, for starters. And last night, I discovered that Tinashe, the lovely lady behind the totally infectious single "2 On," is also a talented dancer. Her appearance on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" was choreographed within an inch of its life, and I mean that as the highest compliment. The choreographer? None other than JaQuel Knight, one of the geniuses behind Queen Bey's moves. (For the record, the live vocals were pretty great, too.)

Check out Tinashe's dancetastic "Kimmel" performance below—and then go download her album, Aquarius, which dropped earlier this week!

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Since you're missing out on so much, we'd like to give you a virtual ovation, to recognize all you've accomplished. And what's the highest honor we can bestow? The cover of Dance Spirit!

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Merde, 2020 graduates, as you dance your way into the future!

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