Nigerian singer, songwriter, and record producer, Temilade Openiyi known professionally as Tems was born June 11th 1995. She rose to prominence after she was featured on Wizkid’s “Essence”, which reached the top ten of the Billboard Hot 100.
Tems was signed to RCA Records in September 2020. Her vocals from her song “Higher” were sampled by Future on his single, “Wait for U”. In July 2022, Tems covered Bob Marley’s “No Woman, No Cry” for the Black Panther soundtrack.
She has won multiple awards over the years, including two NAACP Image Awards and two BET Awards.