Temilade Openiyi, the fast-rising singer who’s popularly often called Tems, has mentioned that although she knows she is gifted and has an amazing sound, she owes her success to God.
In an interview with Apple Music’s Africa Now Radio With Lootlove, she mentioned, “I don’t really think everything is due to me. I do know that I’m gifted and I’ve an amazing music sound. However truthfully, it’s greater than that, it’s extra than just the music and there’s so many individuals concerned and truthfully God has been in command of every little thing and I identical to to dwell my life. So I don’t even consider it. I simply see it as such an thrilling life that I’m having fun with, slightly than like attempting to manage it or take all of the credit score.”
She additionally described her experience working with Canadian rapper and singer, Drake, as being unbelievable.
She mentioned, “Truthfully, it’s unbelievable. After I mentioned I wished to work with Drake, I simply mentioned it. I wasn’t serious about it. I used to listen to Drake on a regular basis once I was in highschool and rising up and it was simply the very first thing that got here to my thoughts. And for me to really meet him, work with him, it was simply loopy. That could be a full testomony to God’s blessings. I can’t quantify how grateful I’m as a result of it’s not something I did. I’m simply making music and it appears I’m attracting all these folks and I’m simply so grateful.”
Talking on why she titled her Extended Play album, If Orange Was A Place, the singer, who lately snagged a take care of RCA Data, mentioned, “Orange is my favorite fruit. And should you discover a very candy orange and you actually dig into it, it’s simply busting with brightness, colors and heat. It’s only a blast of pleasure and the phrase ‘orange’ jogs my memory of sundown and dawn. The EP is basically the totally different shades of orange. And it’s actually the totally different shades of me.”
On how she feels having achieved a lot within the area of a yr, she mentioned, “I really feel superior. It has been unbelievable. It has been such a tremendous 12 months and truthfully, I’m so grateful. I’m so excited, most significantly, for every little thing that’s coming. Typically I can’t consider it, however I’m so grateful and I’m simply taking every little thing in. I’m blessed, and we thank God. I’m simply so excited.”