Sampa The Great is set to release new mixtape 'Birds And The BEE9' on November 10th.
The Australian artist bills this as both a summation of her work to date and a forward step, bringing together various threads of her imagination to forge a fresh direction.
“I’ve only been doing this for two years professionally,” she says. "It was important for me as things continued to grow to take a little time to step back from everything and say, ‘This is what I want to do with my music.’ Music is the way I express myself, the way I reflect on life, reflect on the things that I’ve experienced."
'Birds And The BBE9' drops next month, with Sampa The Great sharing the jazz-tinged Afro-futurism of 'Bye River'.
Extending both into the past and the future, it opens with simple chanting before giving way to that lurching bassline, saxophone, and her supple spoken word.
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2. Flowers feat. REMI
3. Protect Your Queen
4. Rhymes To The East
5. Can I Get a Key
6. Black Girl Magik
7. Casper feat. Syreneyiscreamy
8. Karma The Villain
9. Bye River
10. Inner Voice feat. Mwanje Tembo
11. The Truth
12. I Am Me
13. Healer feat. Zaachariaha
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