Temilade Openiyi, better known by her stage name Tems, is a Nigerian singer who has detailed her upbringing and ascent to fame.
She discussed her career accomplishments and her humble beginnings in an interview with a British fashion and lifestyle magazine. Tems claimed that she used to be so poor that she would steal food.
Read her words below;
“There were times when I was not just broke – I was broke and hopeless. I used to steal food. I used to go to my aunty’s house just so she could give me food to take home,”
Tems claimed that her inability to find a good career and her obligation to support her family were to blame for her problems.