Australia’s rising hip-hop star, Sampa the Great is a phenomenon that is taking scene by storm. Having opened up a set for Grammy award-winning Kendrick Lamar after releasing, ‘The Great Mixtape’ in 2015. The rapper is back with new music to capitivate our ears and minds; with no limits to reach the top of her game.
Blended with soulful jazz and earthy tones, Sampa the Great’s poetic delivery on ‘Blue Boss’ is truly mesmerizing, whilst still delivering a gripping message.
Born in Zambia, the rapper who currently lives in Sydney has reaffirmed her status on the scene with her track ‘Blue Boss’. Considering Erykah Badu, Tupac, Lauryn Hill and Nina Simone as her musical influences, her social and political lyricism is a key feature in her delivery.
So over that my work’s in vain
No access to being out of life
Sometimes the force change
Featuring a Latin-inspired instrumental, Sampa’s poetic rap flows reveal her natural talent and impressive lyricism. The track, which explores Sampa’s reflections on life and the world, shows her ability to bring consciousness to the forefront. The newcomer’s talent hasn’t gone unrecognized, with support from international artists such as Kendrick Lamar to an increasing fan base worldwide.[soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/236701686″ params=”color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false” width=”100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /]
With her catchy, creative and rhythmic lyrics, we’re looking forward to hearing more from Sampa!
Follow Sampa the Great on Soundcloud, Facebook and Twitter and download a free copy of the ‘The Great Mixtape’ here!