Tems Opens Up About Emotional Recording Sessions


Grammy-winning Nigerian singer Temilade Openiyi, popularly known as Tems, has revealed the emotional depth behind some of her music, admitting to shedding tears while recording certain songs due to their deeply personal nature.

In a candid interview with Billboard, Tems disclosed, “I cried while making some of my songs because they’re very personal to me.” This insight into her creative process offers a glimpse into the vulnerability and authenticity that permeates her music.

Tems also shared that her songs often stem from freestyle sessions, highlighting the organic and spontaneous nature of her artistic expression. Drawing inspiration from her life experiences and musical influences such as Frank Ocean, Asa, and Sade, Tems delves into her inner world to craft soul-stirring melodies that resonate with listeners on a profound level.

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