Sensational Nigerian songstress and composer Temilade Openiyi known by her stage name Tems has responded to her senior colleague, Waje’s request for a collaboration.
Waje, born Aituaje Iruobe, attracted mixed reactions from fans after she publicly sought a collaboration with Tems in a Twitter post.
In a tweet late Monday, the 42-year-old pleaded to her fans to convey her wishes to the ‘Crazy Tings’ star. Waje tweeted:
“Imagine @temsbaby and I on track. Please, guys, whisper to her.”
Responding to the request on Tuesday, September 20, Tems quoted the post, asking the vocalist to check her inbox. She replied:
“Check yah dmss Siss.”
Waje made her debut in the music industry with a feature on P-Square’s’“Do Me’ in 2007, while Tems came to the limelight in 2019 after her single, ‘Try Me’.
Tems also gained international recognition after her collaboration with Grammy winner Wizkid on the hit song ‘Essence’.
WITHIN NIGERIA recalls Tems revealed the main inspiration behind her ‘Mr Rebel’ song.
Tems at a concert said that she got inspired to record ‘Mr Rebel’ after armed robbers attacked her and her mum some time ago.
The singer claimed that the burglar broke into their house brandishing knives and robbed her mother, who was suffering from a broken leg.
The ‘Essence’ hitmaker who got emotional whilst narrating the incident to her fans on stage recalled that her mother gave her approval after she later told her about intentions to release a song with that title.