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Temilade Openiyi

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Updated: Oct 08, 2022

Birth Name: Temilade Openiyi

Stage Name: Tems

Birth Date: June 11, 1995

Occupation(s): Nigerian Singer, Songwriter, Record Producer

Genre: Afrobeat, Alternative R&B

Years Active: 2018 till present

Net Worth: Unknown

Record Label: Leading Vibe LTD

 

Personal Life

Tems is a British-Nigerian singer and songwriter born in Lagos on June 11, 1995, to a British father and a Nigerian mother. Her parents got separated when she was five, so she was raised by her mum. She attended Bowen College in Lekki and then studied Economics at a University in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Career

Tems started music at age 11 when she joined her school choir and started music production when she was 20. She released her first single ‘Mr. Rebel’ in 2018. She also released her hit single ‘Try Me’. Try Me became a popular hit track and has over 3.8 million views on YouTube. She was recruited that year by American singer Khalid to join him and fellow Nigerian singer Davido on an Afrobeats remix of Know Your Worth in 2020.

She was named as one of ‘ten artists to watch’ by DJ Edu.

Trivia

In December 2020, Tems was arrested alongside her manager, Muyiwa Awoniyi, and fellow singer, Omah Lay, for violating Covid-19 regulations by performing in a concert in Uganda.

 

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News about Temilade Openiyi

Tems reveals most dangerous thing she has ever done

Grammy winner and Nigerian singer Temilade Openiyi, popular as Tems, has revealed the most dangerous...

Tems reveals most dangerous thing she has ever done

Grammy winner and Nigerian singer Temilade Openiyi, popular as Tems, has revealed the most dangerous...

Wizkid, Tems missing on Grammy's African winners’ list

The released list of African Grammy awardees has caused a stir on the internet after Nigerian s...

Tems to become first-ever Nigerian Billboard Women In Music honoree

Grammy winner and Nigerian singer, Temilade Openiyi, popularly known as Tems, is set to make history...

Tems to become first-ever Nigerian Billboard Women In Music honoree

Grammy winner and Nigerian singer, Temilade Openiyi, popularly known as Tems, is set to make history...

Ugandan prison gave me relationship with Tems — Omah Lay reveals

Nigerian singer Stanley Omah Didia, popular as Omah Lay, has recounted his ordeal in a Ugandan ...

Ten Nigerian music stars taking the world by storm

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How Nigerian artistes took Afrobeats global through sporting events 

In a thrilling blend of music and sports, Nigerian artistes have become known for exhilarating perfo...

2023 in retrospect: Mohbad's death, other top entertainment events

As the curtains draw close on 2023, Nigeria's entertainment industry reflects on a year filled w...

Why I would love to work with Asake — Tems

Nigerian singer Temilade Openiyi, popular as Tems has revealed that she would love to work with fell...

Tems reacts to Odumodublvck's claim of charging $500k per verse

Grammy award winner Temilade Openiyi, popularly known as Tems has responded to Nigerian singer ...

Afrobeats: How Nigerians topped Year-End US Chart

In a groundbreaking victory, Nigerians swept the Billboard Year-End U.S. Afrobeats Artists Chart for...

Netizens react as Tems' old posts begging to be 'pounded' resurface

Twitter users have reacted to old tweets of Nigerian Singer Temilade Openiyi, fondly known as Tems. ...

Grammy nominations: Tems congratulates Ayra Starr, Tyla

Nigerian songstress Temilade Openiyi, popularly known as Tems, has taken to social media to express ...

Tems Reflects on Her Time in Ugandan Prison

Nigerian music sensation Tems has opened up about her experience in a Ugandan prison in 20...

I Forgot To Tuck My Belly In — Tems On Pregnancy Rumour [Video]

In September, rumours swirled that Nigerian singer Tems was pregnant after a video circulated where ...

Nobody Can Compete With Me — Tems [Video]

Music sensation Tems has said that she is not competing with anyone but herself and no other artiste...

Tems Reveals Asake, Tyla As Favourite African Artists

On the red carpet of the Time100 Next Gala held in New York, Grammy-winning singer Temilade Openiyi,...

Tems Makes Comeback With New Single ‘Me & U’

After a hiatus of over two years, Nigerian artiste Tems has made a remarkable return to the music sc...

Why I Ignored Advice To Go Into Afrobeats — Tems

Grammy award-winning Nigerian singer Tems has revealed why she shunned a piece of advice to leave R&...

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