Temu's long anticipated debut album, Relic of the
Mothership drops on courtesy of Sleeperz Records as a
selection of previously released tracks originally intended for
the album, and a handful of new material tying it all together,
culminating in to what may be his greatest work to date.
Temu's style moves effortlessly from mellow soul to
raged-filled rap, from to talk-box P- funk to sophisticated
ballads - covering an astonishingly varied musical
landscape in performances that are tightly focused, yet
warm and human.
Temu's experience as a performer is extensive. As a child in
NYC, Temu spent several years singing in the prestigious
Boys Choir of Harlem and The Young People's Chorus of
New York City performing at Carnegie Hall, Apollo Theater,
Lincoln Center and many other world-class venues at a very
At age 19, a rare opportunity set him on a 12 year journey to
Scandinavia, settling in Denmark and Sweden, where he
further honed his skills and went on to further his career as a
dance teacher, producer, studio engineer, actor, and
perform with dozens of bands including his own in hundreds
of venues throughout Europe.
Temu's first major opportunity was during his teen years
singing backups on the multi-platinum hit by The Lox 'We'll
Always Love Big Poppa'.
Temu has since worked with artists from Denmark and
Sweden like Dj Static, and Promoe. You can also hear his
work alongside other international acts like Mofak, STWO,
Gramatik, Royce Da 5'9, and Pharaohe Monch.
With his vault of relaxed grooves to uptempo rockers, neck
breaking cover songs or just pure funk seemingly out of a
time machine, he'll certainly make any funk aficionado out
there jump for joy and have you dancing in your room in no
Drawing inspiration from soul, funk, 80's electro, jazz and
more, Temu masterfully stirs them all into a unique cocktail
of 21st Century P-Funk.