Sampha

Listen to Sampha Cover Drake’s “Controlla” on BBC’s Live Lounge

UK soul singer Sampha has treated us to several live performances of late; most recently, he appeared on NPR's Tiny Desk Concert series. Now, after being featured on…
Geena Kloeppel / March 28, 2017

Listen to the xx’s Night + Day Radio Shows Featuring Sampha, Savages’ Jehnny Beth, Robyn, More

Earlier this month, the xx held a series of shows in South London for their Night + Day event. The band played seven shows at Brixton…
Geena Kloeppel / March 27, 2017

Watch Sampha’s Intimate NPR Tiny Desk Concert

Sampha recently stopped by NPR to play three songs from his new album Process for the Tiny Desk series. During the performance, Sampha alternates between electric keys and an acoustic…
Geena Kloeppel / March 21, 2017

Sampha Teases a Short Film Also Called Process

This morning, Sampha tweeted out a one-minute teaser for a film by LA director Kahlil Joseph called Process. Joseph, who has also worked with Kendrick Lamar…
Geena Kloeppel / March 15, 2017

Listen to Two New Songs From Richard Russell and Sampha

XL Recordings' Richard Russell isn't only a label owner, but an established producer. Having worked with jazz and R&B greats such as the late Gil…
Geena Kloeppel / March 14, 2017

Review: Sampha Finds Beauty Within the Process

In prior interviews, Sampha Sisay made it clear that he was content with being a supporting player, a lane in which he proved…
Brian Josephs / February 3, 2017

New Music: Stream Big Sean, Sampha, and Syd’s New Albums

This Friday's line of new releases is just as stacked as last week's. Big Sean's I Decided., Sampha's Process, and Syd's Fin are all available on online retailers.
Brian Josephs / February 3, 2017

New Music: Sampha – “Under”

Today, Beats 1's Zane Lowe premiered Sampha's "Under," a track that will appear on his debut album Process. The track is a mixture of negative space…
Brian Josephs / February 2, 2017

Video: Sampha – “(No One Knows Me) Like the Piano”

Migos, Priests, Kehlani, and Japandroids all shared the spotlight with new releases last Friday. In three days, it will be Sampha's turn when he releases…
Brian Josephs / January 31, 2017

New Music: Sampha – “(No One Knows Me) Like the Piano”

Sampha is preparing to release his debut album Process after spending the last year appearing on key songs from Frank Ocean, Kanye West, and Solange, as well as…
Brian Josephs / January 11, 2017

Coachella 2017 Will Feature Radiohead, Beyoncé, Kendrick Lamar, Lorde, the xx, Bon Iver, More

Radiohead, Beyoncé, and Kendrick Lamar will headline Coachella's Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights, respectively, as organizers announced the festival's lineup today. The Indio, California mega-festival remains two…
Anna Gaca / January 3, 2017

Stream Solange’s New Album, A Seat at the Table, Featuring Lil Wayne, Q-Tip, Sampha, Kelela

Last night, Solange dropped her new album A Seat at the Table. The long-awaited follow-up to 2012's True EP is 21 songs long, and features contributions…
Charles Innis / September 30, 2016

Sampha Runs from Hounds, Falls from Tree in “Blood on Me” Video

2016 has been a year of firsts for Sampha. He has his first headlining tour coming next October, and his debut album, Process, coming later this year.
Brian Josephs / September 16, 2016

Sampha Debuts ‘Blood on Me’ on ‘Colbert’

On Wednesday, Sampha shared a new an urgent song, "Blood on Me," and last night, he made his solo network television debut on The Late Show…
Anna Gaca / September 2, 2016

Sampha’s Comeback Continues With ‘Blood on Me’

Sampha has stayed mostly on the silent side after releasing "Timmy's Prayer," his first piece of original material in three years, back in May. Today, the…
Brian Josephs / August 31, 2016
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