Temilade Openiyi, better known by her stage name as Tems, a music artist from Nigeria, has announced that her debut studio album will be released in 2023.
The first studio album from Tems is on its way. After a fan criticized her on Twitter for delaying the album’s release, the Grammy-nominated singer, whose song of Bob Marley’s “No Woman, No Cry” appeared on the “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” soundtrack, promised new music.
In an interaction with a fan on the social media site Twitter, the singer-songwriter revealed this.
The curious Twitter user known only as @TinnyTolani wanted to know when the multiple award-winning singer will release her debut studio album following a successful 2022.
She asked, “@temsbaby promised us an album this year but as we no come hear anything like dis nko?”
Responding, Tems wrote, “Next Year! 💯🥇”
Since becoming a part of Wizkid’s international smash tune “Essence,” which later had a Justin Bieber remix and peaked at number nine on the Billboard Hot 100, Tems has been on the rise.
The “Free Mind” singer appeared in 2021 on Drake’s song “Fountain” off the album “Certified Lover Boy.” Later, she collaborated with Drake once more on Future’s “Wait For You,” which won her the American Music Award for Favorite Hip-hop Song. Tems received Grammy nominations for Best Rap Song for the song as well.
She was also given an album of the year nomination for her collaboration with Grace Jones on Beyoncé’s song “Move” from “Renaissance.” Together with Future and Drake, she won the Grammy for Best Melodic Rap Performance for her “Wait For You” performance.
Tems provided some insight into her creative process and the work she’s been doing in the recording studio during an August conversation with Conversation Magazine. “I’m the kind of person that, if you leave me in the studio by myself for like two days, I turn into one of those mad scientists from a cartoon,” she remarked. Tems’s creative process is mainly an individual one.
She does, however, acknowledge that she occasionally values feedback along the way: “I record myself most of the time, but sometimes after doing, like, 800 takes, I call and I’m like, ‘Yo, I need some assistance, I’m going crazy.
Although spending long hours in the studio can be exhausting, Tems acknowledged that there are moments when she is unable to stop because she is in the zone. “Sometimes I freestyle to the point where I can’t feel my feet,” she continued.
“I entered somewhere, and now I’m not even sure where I am. I’m just letting it all out, and when I’m finished, I can’t recall what I just did. It would almost seem as though I passed out if you hadn’t recorded it.
We anticipate hearing the end-of-year result of Tems’s amazing recording sessions as soon as possible