- Singer Tems recently granted a short interview where she opened up on getting into the producing side of music
- According to the Free Mind crooner, no one wanted to produce for her back in the days when she was still an upcoming act
- Tems said the rejections made her conclude she could get into producing, and her words inspired people on social media
Grammy-winning Nigerian singer Tems is mostly known for her singing and songwriting skills, but not many people are aware of her producing skills.
During a short interview with a child journalist, Tems opened up about how she found herself producing music.
The Try Me hitmaker said she started producing because back in the day, no one agreed to take her on and produce for her.
Tems said the rejections made her realise that producing was also something she could try her hands on.
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"No one wanted to produce for me back then and so I said 'You know what? I can do this myself'," she said.
Watch her speak below:
Social media users react
"Go sis you made the right choice."
"Where are those dat said it is wizkid that helped her."
"I hope some girls could hear when she said "I could do this myself"...no be everything person go do for you."
"You try my studio but back then she got a bad ego."
"Once I see tems Na to arrange her glass go up Bcuz."
Tems makes history as she bags Grammy award
Some weeks ago, Legit.ng reported that congratulatory messages poured in for the Nigerian music diva after she smiled home with her very first Grammy award.
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The music powerhouse snagged the coveted award for her efforts on international rapper, Future’s Wait For You.
"Congratulations to her. But Tems isn't the first female Nigerian to win a Grammy. Sade ADU is. Has a matter of fact has 4 Grammies to her name," an IG user wrote.
Unfortunately, her colleague Burna Boy, who was nominated in two different Grammy categories, lost out to others.