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Syd and Sampha Team Up for XL Recordings’ “Show Love”

To date, 2017’s music has been generous in the collaboration department. The latest comes from Sampha and Syd for XL Recordings’ Richard Russell. Titled “Show Love,” the downtempo number features an infectious bass groove that masterfully surfs Syd’s and Sampha’s vocals while the visual, complete with a mellow vibe that perfectly matches the track, uses Mahaneela Choudhury-Reid‘s…

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Sampha Takes Home 2017 Mercury Prize

Experimental R&B singer-songwriter Sampha didn’t expect Process to be received so well. The deeply personal and unique album released in February came with a short film and zine, all conceptualized and brought to life by the London-based artist. This year, Sampha took home the 2017 Mercury Prize for Process previously won by Skepta for Konnichiwa. In his acceptance speech, the singer…

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Sampha’s Zine ‘Shy Light’ Officially Launches Today in London

The incredibly talented Sampha announced his venture into the zine industry back in May. Now, Shy Light is making its way to print as part of Sampha’s philanthropic fundraiser to aid the work of Street Child, a charity dedicated to improving the conditions for children in Nepal, Nigeria, Liberia and Sampha’s homeland of Sierra Leone.…

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Solange Will Perform At This Year’s AFROPUNK Fest In Brooklyn

Just in case you needed another reason to secure your tickets to AFROPUNK Fest in Brooklyn this year, we have a feeling you’re about to get it. In addition to Saint Heron’s previously announced collaboration with the festival, our very own Solange Knowles was just announced as the headlining performer to close out Saturday’s show. The two…

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Watch the Must-see Visual for Sampha and Richard Russell Collab, “Close But Not Quite”

Not that we’re even close to over Sampha‘s stunning debut album Process, but we really can’t ever get enough of the one-of-a-kind crooner. That’s precisely why today is really a great day. In collaboration with XL Recordings’ Richard Russell, the British singer-songwriter and musician plunges deeper into our hearts with “Close But Not Quite,” the…

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Sampha Delivers Arresting “Cranes in the Sky” Cover at Glastobury 2017

Sampha‘s seraphically haunting vocals are just one of the many things we love about him. When his debut studio album left us completely stunned, we learned that his voice is an awe-inspiring force when coupled with his deeply moving songwriting. The crowd at Glastonbury 2017, was lucky enough to witness that magic live when he…

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Sampha Celebrates The Process With New Zine Entitled Shy Light

Sampha continues to bare his soul through creative concepts and ideas that speak his truth. His newly released collaboration with Grace Wales Bonner, Jamie Reid, and LA-based photographers Durimel has a powerful aesthetic that permeates every nerve within your body with a single glance. The full color zine which spreads across 32 pages explores the…

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Made in America 2017 LineUp To Include J. Cole, Migos, Little Dragon, Solange and More

This year’s Made in America festival will include some of the major names in music such as Jay Z, J.Cole, Migos, Kelela, our boss lady Solange, Little Dragon, Sampha, Pusha T and  Stormzy  just to name a few. TIDAL pre-sale  tickets for the annual festival are on sale now and it’s all going down on September 2nd…

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Sampha Enlists Kahlil Joseph for Rapturously Moving ‘Process’ Film

With less than two months to recover from the emotive tsunami induced by the pensively angelic, introspective theme of his debut album, Sampha has shared the project’s eponymous short film. Directed by the amazing Kahlil Joseph, ‘Process’ is a visually stimulating masterpiece set in both South London and Freetown, Sierra Leone. Footage of breathtaking landscapes,…

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Solange Set To Perform at Glastonbury 2017

Tickets are sold out for Glastonbury 2017 and for good reason — issa vibe. Having already confirmed Radiohead, Foo Fighters, and Ed Sheeran as the headliners for the festival, the organizers have included a slew of other top-tier artists, one being our very own Solange. Yes, the A Seat at the Table star and Grammy-winning artist continues to…

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Audio: Sampha, “Close But Not Quite” and “Everything Is Recorded”

Sampha to music is like pen to paper. So pure in his offerings and equally talented in his execution, the British singer, songwriter and producer is easily identified as a gem by listeners and artists alike. Two new songs by the Process star were recently shared by producer and founder of XL Recordings, Richard Russell, who is currently…

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AUDIO: Sampha, “Incomplete Kisses” (C.K.T.R.L Remix)

Sampha’s sultry selection “Incomplete Kisses” gets an additional techno beat with the magic touch of London producer CKtrl. The original song was released on Sampha’s debut album Process, which graced us earlier this month. A standout track on the project, “Incomplete Kisses” is both inspiring and soothing. Check out the production mix below and listen to CKtrl self-released third EP…

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