Leading Nigerian songstress, Tems in an interview with GQ magazine has revealed that she used to steal just to make ends meet.
During the interview session, Tems, whose real name is Temilade Openiyi, reflected on life prior to gaining mainstream prominence.
Tems revealed that she didn’t become successful overnight. She stated that a year before she released her hit song “Mr Rebel”, she was living alone and struggling financially.
The singer said she was putting pressure on herself to help provide for her family, which was difficult without the security of a stable job.
Tems revealed that at some point, she was broke, helpless, and also stole food. She said;
“I couldn’t take care of anybody.
“There were times when I was not just broke – I was broke and hopeless. I used to steal food. I used to go to my aunty’s house just so she could give me food to take home.
“I just felt…