Sampa The Great Receives Props from Angelique Kidjo in a CNN interview with Amapour


Zambia’s International music Export Sampa The Great recently earned herself another milestone in her career. The Female emcee whose music has continued to attract an International Audience and acclaim recently featured on Beninese icon and singer Angelique Kidjo‘s album.

Angelique Kidjo who is also a Grammy Winning artiste sat down with CNN‘s Christiane Amapour for an Interview to discuss her new album. During the Interview, the veteran singer talked about how she first noticed Sampa The Great on NPR Radio‘s Tiny Desk concert. In her own words, Sampa The Great was ‘Fire‘ on the Tiny Desk Concert. She further revealed she decided to send her a message requesting a collaboration and that’s how they duo worked together on a song.

Sampa The Great features on a song called “Free and Equal” off the Mother Nature album by The Beninese Music legend. Listen to the song below;