Grammy Award winner, Tems, lately shared her tough journey to stardom in a chat with a media presenter. Within the on-line trending video, the gifted Nigerian songstress talked about considered one of her painful experiences when she was nonetheless an upcoming artiste.
In response to the query from a child broadcaster, Tems stated that many producers refused to supply for her years again when she was nonetheless an upcoming artiste. Nevertheless, not deterred by the rejections from the recording firms and producers, Tems turned the issue into a chance to study music manufacturing and began producing her personal songs.
Taking a look at her present profession standing, it’s evident she made the correct resolution – she by no means gave up her ardour for music, however slightly added extra ability and vitality to her artistic acts.
“Aside from singing and songwriting, you’re additionally a producer. So how did you start to discover producing music?” she was requested.
“Nobody wished to supply for me again then, and so I stated, ‘you already know what, I can do that myself.’ So I used to be like, yeah, and it made me create my sounds. If nobody will do it for you, you do it your self,” Tems responded.
She additionally suggested upcoming musicians to maintain going and work exhausting to realize their goals. Her expertise is akin to what many gifted upcoming musicians face in Nigeria – most of them find yourself not attaining their dream.
The Nigerian music trade will be fairly tough for brand new artists, most music children are overwhelmed with a number of challenges, starting from stiff competitors to the excessive value of manufacturing music (audio and video), rejections from file labels, in addition to misleading and unfavorable remedies from recording firms and promotion firms.
In February 2023, Tems added a Grammy Award for Finest Melodic Rap Efficiency to her collections; for her contribution to Future’s tune “Wait For U.” That very same month, she additionally received the Finest Feminine MVP on the Soundcity MVP Award 2023.
She launched her debut seven-track EP titled “For Damaged Ears,” on September 25, 2020, and on September 15, 2021, she launched her second – a five-track EP titled “If Orange Was a Place.”