Recording as Tems, Temilade Openiyi has amassed an enviable fanbase since she debuted “Mr Rebel” last year, and followed up with “Looku Looku”. She just released a new single, “Try Me”, continuing to build on her reputation for drawing from the pain of failed romance to make lyrically frank R&B influenced Afropop songs.
Tems co-produces the beat for “Try Me” with Remy Baggins, mixing sombre organ-like synths, a bouncy drum riff and some vocal samples that match the energy of Tems’ passionate singing. Her balladry performance, comparing her struggle with toxic relationships to the relationship between a joint and a lighter highlights the potency of her pen game while also showcasing her confidence in her musical talent.
You Can listen to Tems’ “Try Me” below.
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