Related Information for Tink The multi-faceted singer/rapper/songwriter, Tink grew up in Calumet City a south suburb outside of Chicago, Illinois. Starting her musical attributes at the age of seven, the young artists’ musical influences were from both her parents– her mother being a gospel singer and father being a music producer.​ Tink started singing in the Church and from there her father encouraged her to write.Attending the same high-school as Chicago’s nBa star Derrick rose at simeon Hig.. read more