Sampa the Great


Sampa The Great is one of southern Africa’s greatest hip hop heroes – if not of the entire continent. Born in Zambia and raised in Botswana, her music draws from all over the shop, with electronica, gospel, neo-soul, jazz and Zamrock finding room in her songs that often wrestle with the themes of home, identity and injustice. As Rolling Stone had it, “the lyricism is incisive and engaging, [and] the flows are resolute”.

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