It’s another big win for Temilade Openiyi, popularly known as “Tems,” who records her first ever entry as a lead artiste on the world’s biggest music chart- Billboard Hot 100, with her hit single “Free Mind” debuting at No. #90.
The catchy vibe “Free Mind” is one of the melodious & sonorous hit singles off Tems’ wonderful EP-“For Broken Ears” and it is the fourth time she would feature on the Billboard Charts after “Essence(remix.)” ft. Wizkid & Justin Beiber which peaked at No.9, Drake’s “Fountains” which peaked at No.26 in September 2016. as well as “Wait for You” featuring Future and Drake, which debuted at the top of the charts (at No.1.).
Tems is the only African artist with four Billboard Hot 100 entries, along with Wizkid. (Drake’s One Dance peaked at #1, Beyonce’s Brown Skin Girl peaked at #76, Essence peaked at #9, and Chris Brown peaked at #76.)
The superstar singer now has two songs on the chart: her first solo entry “Free Mind” debuts at #90, and Future’s Wait for You ft. Drake #5 has been on the chart for 12 weeks. Tems has a total of ten entries on the newly launched Billboard U.S. Afrobeats Songs chart, including ‘Essence,’ ‘Free Mind,’ ‘Higher, Found,’ ‘Damages,’ ‘Replay,’ ‘The Key,’ ‘Ice T, Crazy Things, and ‘Interference.’