Tems and ATL Jacob Clash Over Future’s ‘Wait For, U’ Sample Clearance Controversy
Grammy award-winning Nigerian singer, Temilade Openiyi, popularly known as Tems, finds herself embroiled in a social media feud with American record producer ATL Jacob.
The dispute centers around ATL Jacob’s recent claims on a podcast, alleging that Tems was initially resistant to clearing the sample used in Future’s ‘Wait For, U,’ a collaboration featuring her and Drake.
ATL Jacob’s Sample Clearance Claims and Backlash
ATL Jacob, the producer of the song, asserted that Future had to intervene and use his relationship with Tems to persuade her to approve the sample.
However, these claims triggered a wave of backlash on social media, with Tems and her manager vehemently denying the allegations.
ATL Jacob’s Response and Tems’ $1 Million Counteroffer
In response to the criticism, ATL Jacob took to social media platform X, defending himself by stating that he received a $100,000 wire transfer for Tems and her team.
Undeterred, Tems fired back, offering ATL Jacob a staggering $1 million if he would refrain from “telling lies.”
Tems’ Stance on Romance and Asake
Amidst the sample clearance controversy, Tems addressed speculation about her relationship with colleague Asake.
Despite expressing admiration for Asake’s artistic skills and innovative thinking, she clarified in an interview with The Beat 99.9 FM that her feelings for him are not romantic.
Tems specifically mentioned her interest in directing a music video for Asake, praising his unique approach to creativity.
Social Media Exchange and Unresolved Tensions
As the social media exchange between Tems and ATL Jacob continues, fans and followers eagerly await further developments.
The $1 million counteroffer from Tems adds a dramatic twist to the ongoing dispute, leaving the outcome uncertain. The clash sheds light on the complexities and controversies surrounding the music industry, social media dynamics, and interpersonal relationships within the entertainment sphere.