There’s no denying that Rihanna is a global superstar and any phrases of recommendation from her are certain to juice up any artist on the rise. Tems, the Nigerian singer most notable for her vocals on Wizkid’s “Essence,” is a little more than simply an rising act, although. “Essence” has propelled Tems to a path that would result in huge Rihanna-like heights. She was featured on Beyoncé’s Renaissance alongside Grace Jones and Bey on “Transfer,” and was acknowledged because the Greatest Worldwide Act on the 2022 BET Awards. However none of this appears to go to her head; she’s chill AF. In actual fact, a new feature in GQ UK bears the headline “Tems Is Means Too Chill.” However Rihanna is right here to assist her with rising to the event.
When talking in regards to the grandeur of being on “Transfer” alongside to icons in Beyoncé and Jones, Tems comes throughout as humble and grateful. However then professes that whereas, “In fact it means one thing to me,” she explains that, “I simply have this chill factor happening,” which retains her grounded. However when she met Rihanna on the “We Discovered Love” singer’s Savage x Fenty present in Los Angeles final yr, Rihanna was direct with Tems about embracing her hovering stardom, saying, “‘You have to be that b*tch you recognize you’re.”
How does one even handle to course of that coming from Rihanna? One thing tells us that Tems, who has since notched a song on the Wakanda Forever soundtrack and put out the observe “Wait For U” with Drake and Future earlier this yr, is already taking the recommendation in stride.