Sampa The Great has shared new song 'Rhymes To The East' - tune in now.
2015's 'The Great Mixtape' remains a perennial spin in the Clash office, and recently invited Sampa The Great to play our KOKO takeover at the London venue.
Freshly signed to Big Dada, Sampa The Great has shared bewitching new track 'Rhymes To The East' as a celebration of the union.
Fusing a sparse hip-hop beat to Eastern flourishes, Sampa's direct, hypnotic flow continually veers in and out of the murky arrangement.
Recorded in one take, it's a raw, fresh return from a vital talent. She explains: "It was a stand out track to me and one of the strongest lyrics I have captured to date. As soon as I heard this beat, I knew exactly what I wanted to say. I was immediately transported to the East.”
Tune in now.
Sampa The Great is set to play the following shows:
21 Bristol Motion **
24 London Forum Kentish Town **
25 Birmingham Institute 1 **
26 Manchester Albert Hall **
27 Edinburgh Liquid Rooms **
8 London Birthdays
9 Birmingham Hare & Hounds
10 Manchester Sound Control
** w/ Joey Badass
Photo Credit: Aria Shahrokhshahi
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