Hip-hop has been in presence for a significant long time, and every day, new acts spring up to join this Afro-American urban youth culture based on rap music.
On tuning in to Sampa The Great, who is a Hip-hop artist, you can in a split second presume that she is a stunning talent.
The fast rising Hip-hop star who as of late dropped ‘The Return’ Album, is simply ‘crazy’ and inventive on this genre.
The 10-minute long title track is a rambling assessment of dislodging, which features Brooklyn rapper Whosane, Hiatus Kayiote’s Silent Jay, Zimbabwean-born artist Thando and the Mysterious Alien.
According to Sampa, ‘The Return’ is all about the celebration of her family. All through the collection, you hear Sampa’s journey and her story of home.
The 26 year-old Sampa Tembo (real name), who is originally from Zambia but born in Bostwana has carved a special name for herself in Australia.
She won the Australian Music Prize for Best Album of 2017, and a money award of Australian $30,000 for her second mixtape, ‘Birds’ and the ‘BEE9’.
Signing to the UK label Ninja Tunes and the widespread acclaim for ‘The Return’ has seen Sampa step up to take on the rest of the world. Right after studying at San Francisco’s Academy of Art University, she moved to Australia in 2014.
Back in the US, Sampa the Great had played out a line of poetry shows. She generally envisioned making music for other people, so started considering sound engineering at SAE. The business “was male-ruled and obviously, it was the whites who had taken over.
In 2014, Sampa added Great to her stage name. She did this because, she felt it would fill in as an update that she has shown up, particularly at whatever point she steps in the rest of the world.
The release of her debut track: The Great Mixtape in 2015, was a fine one that brought a new standard to the Australian hip-hop genre.
Indeed, everything that has to do with Sampa The Great expertly began in Australia.
Despite the fact that Sampa wants her African roots to be at the forefront, she understands her importance to Australian hip-hop.