This November, Tems’ cowl of Bob Marley’s “No Woman, No Cry” will seem on the soundtrack of Marvel’s Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. A portion of her cowl appeared in a trailer for the film, which was revealed in July, and an EP containing the track was launched shortly after. This weekend, Tems carried out the track reside for the primary time at World Citizen Pageant in Ghana.
Joined by a backing band, Tems is seen in a fan-shared clip singing the track along with her vocals nearly matching the standard of these on the studio recording. The gang mirrors her power, notably as she will get to the bridge, singing alongside, as Tems repeats, “every thing’s gonna be alright, every thing’s gonna be alright.”
Tems has come a great distance previously 5 years. In an interview with GQ UK, she revealed that in 2017, the 12 months earlier than she launched her debut single, “Mr. Insurgent,” she was dwelling alone and struggling financially.
“There have been occasions after I was not simply broke – I used to be broke and hopeless,” she mentioned. “I used to steal meals. I used to go to my aunty’s home simply so she may give me meals to take house,” she says. “I simply felt like, What’s the level of me current proper now? It’s a must to keep in mind these occasions. As a result of that individual doesn’t exist anymore.”
Over the course of the previous 12 months, she’s collaborated with among the largest names in music, together with Drake, Future, and Beyoncé. To not point out, she’s contributed to the soundtrack of one of many 12 months’s most anticipated movies.
Try the efficiency of “No Girl, No Cry” above.
>Black Panther: Wakanda Perpetually arrives in theaters 11/11.