Nigerian singer, Temilade Openiyi, popularly known as Tems, has spoken about her past and the drastic measures she had to take due to lack of funds.
During an interview with British fashion and lifestyle magazine, she spoke about her success in the music industry and recounted her humble beginnings. Tems revealed that she was so broke to the extent she stole food.
“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,” she said.
According to Tems, she felt pressure due to the need to provide for her family while it was difficult securing a decent job to achieve her goals.