Sampa the Great

Sampa The Great Brings The ‘Energy’ with Nadeem Din-Gabisi

Premiered earlier this week on Beats 1 with Zane Lowe, Sampa The Great’s new single ‘Energy’ thrives with hypnotic chants and a low bass rhythm, with Sampa’s empowering words exploring the imbalances of our world, between reflections on limitations and strength. Listen to it NOW. 
Featured photo captured by Ishan Sharma

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REMI & Sampa The Great Have Announced a Co-Headline National Tour

Melbourne hip-hop duo REMI and Zambia-born, Botswana-raised artist Sampa The Great are thrilled to announce they’ll join forces for a co-headline national tour titled, “Fire Sign”.
Their chemistry has shown to be straight fire when they’ve collaborated on music together, so can you imagine a national tour together? Click on for details on when/where/how you can see them. Quick!

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REMI Rocked Not One, But Two Sold-Out Shows in their Hometown

Melbourne hip hop duo REMI (aka Remi Kolawole and Sensible J) have just jumped off a major national tour, selling out almost every show along the way! That’s pretty massive right? At The 5 to 9 Life, we were lucky enough to be invited to both their Sydney and Melbourne shows – where all 4 shows were SOLD OUT.
Our Melbourne contributor Krystal Beasley was there in Melbourne at their second last show to catch the action. Check out her review.

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The Next RED BULL SOUND SELECT Showcase is Happening in Sydney this Month

Let’s be real: Australia, and particularly Sydney, has been going through some tough live music times. We’ve all experienced the struggle of trying to find a bar after-after hours to enjoy a drink and some live music.
But on May 27, that will all change for one night as Aussie MC Tuka, soul-soaring rapper Sampa The Great and lyrical whiz B Wise have been announced for the next edition of Red Bull Sound Select.
And you are all cordially invited.

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