Social Media went into a frenzy after reports of Tems being featured by Drake on his forthcoming “Certified Lover Boy” album went viral.
While some fans were still in denial, Tems took to her official Instagram page to confirm being featured by Drake on the album.
She posted a video of a billboard with her name in large fonts on it. In the caption, she made a joke about her name being in a large font.
“Mans said Nigerians must see TEMS in large font!!😂 CLB on tha wayyy 🦉🕊🌍 @champagnepapi”
Drake took to the comment section to explain why. He wrote;
“Hahahhaha the font adjustment is true home pride. Let’s go!!!!”
“Certified Lover Boy” is a highly anticipated album by Drake which would be dropping on the 3rd of September, 2021.
In a similar move to how he announced Tems, Drizzy also placed billboard adverts in cities of other artists billed to feature on the album.
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So far, he has announced that other international superstar artists like Young Thug, Future, 21 Savage, Lil Baby, Lil Durk, Giveon, and Ty Dolla $ign will be part of the album.
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Born Temilade Openiyi in Lagos Nigeria, Tems came to the limelight with “Mr Rebel”, a song of her own composition in 2018.
However, It was her 2019 single, Try Me, that shot her to mainstream success.
Her single, Damages, from her For Broken Ears EP became another follow-up hit in 2020.
Her feature on Wizkid’s ‘Essence” from his 2020 “Made In Lagos” album has continued to push her to the Global music scene.