The singer will embark on a national tour next month!
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ARIA-award winning poet and rapper, Sampa The Great has enlisted US rapper Denzel Curry on her new single, Lane. is hitting the road! The track arrives just in time for the artists east coast performances under her An Afro Future tour.
“Lane is about expressing the full range of who you are without being boxed by anyone else’s definitions of you. Connecting to your younger self means connecting to your truest self, and that truest self is not confined by any labels and any boxes. Lane is about breaking those boxes, and staying true to yourself.” the singer shares of the track.
Kicking off in Brisbane on May 25, the musician will visit Sydney on May 28 and 27, before closing out the tour in Melbourne on June 1 and 2. The Sydney performances are part of VIVID's 2022 program, with the artists Melbourne shows included in RISING's programming. Along for the ride is Zimbabwe-born, London-raised, Australian-based singer KYE, Sampa’s younger sister and rising neo-soul star Mwanjé and tastemaker C.Frim.
Sampa The Great took home three ARIA Awards in 202o, taking the titles of Best Female Artist, Best Hip Hop Release, and Best Independent Release for her debut album The Return. The musician has cemented her place as one of the strongest voices in hip-hop, with her upcoming run of shows surely to be an event not to be missed!
Lane is out now!
AN AFRO FUTURE - TOUR DATES
with special guests KYE, Mwanjé and sounds from C.Frim Wednesday, May 25 – The Tivoli, Brisbane QLD - TIX (on sale 12PM local time, Thurs 31 Mar) Friday, May 27 – VIVID, Sydney NSW - TIX Saturday, May 28 – VIVID, Sydney NSW - TIX Wednesday, June 1 – RISING The Forum, Melbourne - TIX Thursday, June 2 – RISING The Forum, Melbourne - TIX