American rapper, Future has sent flowers to Nigerian songstress, Tems, who won her first Grammy Award in 2023 courtesy of his song.
He congratulated her on the historic win and said the flowers were just a token of appreciation for being part of his winning track.
Tems won a Grammy for the Best Melodic Rap Performance for her role in Future’s 2022 hit song ‘Wait for U’, which also features Drake.
Future sent the present with a written note which read; “Accept this token of beauty as a thank you for being the best part of our Grammy Award Winning song. This is just the beginning.”
An excited Tems took to her Instagram story to share a photo of the flowers and note she received from the rapper.
She appreciated him with the caption; “Plenty love@future”
Meanwhile, President Muhammadu Buhari recently praised Temilade Openiyi, known professionally as Tems for once again putting Nigeria in the global spotlight by winning a Grammy Award.
In a statement by presidential media aide, Femi Adesina on Monday, Buhari extolled Tems for her creative prowess.
Buhari also lauded Afrobeats star, Burna Boy who went home without a win despite being nominated in two categories.
The statement reads; “President Muhammadu Buhari joins fans and lovers of Nigerian music all over the world in celebrating new heights of recognition and appreciation as Afrobeat crooner, Tems, wins “‘Best Melodic Rap Performance” category at the Grammy Awards.
“President Buhari extols Tems, Temilade Openiyi, for showcasing her talent to the world, with dedication and hard work, which, again, has placed Nigeria in the spotlight for excellence.
“The President lauds all Nigerian nominees for this year’s Grammy, including Burna Boy, for pursuing their passion with vigour and continuously reinventing global entertainment, with creativity.
“President Buhari thanks the creative industry, particularly managers, producers and directors, for encouraging talents, like Tems, who have taken Nigeria’s culture and tourism to the world, further displaying the resourcefulness and potential of a great nation. The President wishes Tems, her partners, colleagues and well-wishers more years of glory.”