The Return

Sampa the Great


The genre bending and globally expansive debut LP from the Zambia-born, Botswana-raised, Australian rapper Sampa the Great is here on silver vinyl.

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color Silver
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download code No
exclusive VMP Exclusive
foil stamped No
label Ninja Tune
numbered No
release type New release
By the Numbers

2 LP
format
2019
original release year
33 1/3 RPM
speed
300
total pressing quantity
12 INCH
vinyl size
Description

Sampa the Great is a tangle of influences--the music of her native Botswana mixes with Lauryn Hill, R&B, M.I.A., '90s rap and points beyond and in between--and her debut LP, 'The Return,' delivers on all that is promised in that mix of influences. It's a consistently rewarding LP, one that has different pockets of interest on each new spin--listen to her pass the mic with Krown on one pass, and ride out to "OMG" on the next--but one that makes clear: Sampa is a star. Get familiar and get this album.
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The Return
More Music, Less Stress
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