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Temilade Openiyi, better known by her stage as Tems, is a naturally talented Nigerian female vocalist and producer who is climbing quickly the ranks of African music royalty.


Tems, a popular singer-songwriter-performer and 2022 BET Awards Best International Act winner, debuted as a solo artist with her smash song “Free Mind” on the Billboard Hot 100 charts.

‘Free Mind’ is the third song from her seven-track EP, “For Broken Ears,” which was released on Friday, September 25, 2020. The song has received great reviews from music fans and impressive streaming figures.

With her hit song “Free Mind,” the multi-award-winning singer has made history in the music industry by becoming the first and only female artist from Nigeria to debut on the Billboard Hot 100 rankings.

The masterwork has now made its first and official entry on the Billboard Hot 100 charts since its release. The song “Free Mind” is now in position 90 on the charts. Tems has previously appeared on the chart with Wizkid, Drake, and Future. This is his fourth appearance.