Nigerian singer, Temilade Openiyi, professionally known as Tems, has disclosed that she occasionally cries when recording a song.

The “Try Me” crooner admitted to crying because some of the songs she records are “very personal” to her in an interview with Billboard.

The 28-year-old singer, who is nominated for a Grammy, claims that nearly all of the music she has released was produced through freestyles.

“I cried while making some of my songs because they’re very personal to me,” Tems said.

Speaking on where she gets her inspiration, she said; “What inspires me most is the season that I am in in life coupled with music that I’ve heard, people that I love; Frank Ocean, Asa, Sade, those are the people that inspired me, and helped me in my creative process.”

In other news, popular Nigerian content creator Layi Wasabi has bagged two nominations from the AMVCA awards show.

Layi who is popular for the short and interesting content he shares on his social media page, thanked the organizers for considering him.

The content creator bagged not only one but two nominations from the best digital content creator category with two of his viral projects.

Acknowledging the nomination, he shared a picture of himself, while attaching a caption, where he thanked Africa Magic for the opportunity.

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