BEHIND THE STUDIO DOOR
Sampa the Great breaks down her hit track “Final Form”

BEHIND THE STUDIO DOOR
Sampa the Great breaks down her hit track “Final Form”

BEHIND THE STUDIO DOOR
Sampa the Great breaks down her hit track “Final Form”

It was 4am and my producer Silent Jay and I were riffing. Just pure expression, not thinking about how it sounded. It was all happening in real time, mouthing words and creating courses.

It was 4am and my producer Silent Jay and I were riffing. Just pure expression, not thinking about how it sounded. It was all happening in real time, mouthing words and creating courses.

It was 4am and my producer Silent Jay and I were riffing. Just pure expression, not thinking about how it sounded. It was all happening in real time, mouthing words and creating courses.

My Final Form is the more assured, confident bit of me.

My Final Form is the more assured, confident bit of me.

My Final Form is the more assured, confident bit of me.

Because this song was super cinematic, I wanted to create a world lyrically and introduce you to the character. It was the beginning of a story, which then turned into what I wanted the album to be.

Because this song was super cinematic, I wanted to create a world lyrically and introduce you to the character. It was the beginning of a story, which then turned into what I wanted the album to be.

Because this song was super cinematic, I wanted to create a world lyrically and introduce you to the character. It was the beginning of a story, which then turned into what I wanted the album to be.

IT GIVES YOU PERMISSION TO BE YOURSELF WHEN YOU SEE SOMEONE LIKE YOU DOING IT.

IT GIVES YOU PERMISSION TO BE YOURSELF WHEN YOU SEE SOMEONE LIKE YOU DOING IT.

IT GIVES YOU PERMISSION TO BE YOURSELF WHEN YOU SEE SOMEONE LIKE YOU DOING IT.

Being Zambian-born but Melbourne-based, not a lot of people in the industry here look like me. And the result of that is automatically becoming an ambassador, which was such a huge weight on me.

What I’m taking from all of this is that in some way or form you are inspiring people who you don’t know you’re inspiring, just like people inspired you.

—Sampa the Great

Being Zambian-born but Melbourne-based, not a lot of people in the industry here look like me. And the result of that is automatically becoming an ambassador, which was such a huge weight on me.

What I’m taking from all of this is that in some way or form you are inspiring people who you don’t know you’re inspiring, just like people inspired you.

—Sampa the Great

Being Zambian-born but Melbourne-based, not a lot of people in the industry here look like me. And the result of that is automatically becoming an ambassador, which was such a huge weight on me.

What I’m taking from all of this is that in some way or form you are inspiring people who you don’t know you’re inspiring, just like people inspired you.

—Sampa the Great