Rapper Sampa The Great currently calls Sydney, Australia home but her roots trace back to Zambia and Botswana. She spent her early childhood days in both South African countries, where she was blessed with worldly experiences in a variety of musical styles.
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In 2015, her The Great Mixtape shot onto the radars of the global rap community — and even helped her catch the ears of Estelle.
For her VIBE premiere today (April 27), the Sampa, songstress and producer Rahki help fans everywhere erase every memory they last had about the Australian hip-hop scene. She delivers a powerful performance on the attention commanding track, “Everybody’s Hero,” which debuted through Red Bull Sound Select. Shiny things and rings might impress the masses, but Sampa’s heroes all come with more than just monetary wealth.
Stay tuned for more heat from Australia’s new hip-hop scene. There’s a group of young kids like Sampa making innovative sounds from down under — and we’re keeping tally.