#BumpThis: Tems’ “These Days”

May 19, 2020

There’s so much new music being released that it’s hard for even the most loyal fans to wade through the trash to find the gems. That’s why we’ve created #BumpThis – a Friday series that features new songs, by and featuring Nigerians, that you absolutely need to hear.


Tems — “These Days”

2019 blessed us with many impressive breakout stars, and thanks to her anthemic hit, “Try Me”, Tems stood out as one of the more exciting and unique discoveries.

Now, following a few standout international and local features, Tems is finally here with her first single of 2020, “These Days”, which she calls a “reflection of our times”.

On the moving track, Tems sings about craving a lover who isn’t necessarily the best for her. Like with all her singles, her sturdy voice is the real star, commanding your attention from start to finish.

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