In a momentous milestone for the Zambian music industry, Sampa The Great has clinched a coveted nomination in the “Best International Flow” category at the 2023 BET Hip Hop Awards. This nomination signifies a remarkable achievement, not only in Sampa The Great’s illustrious career but also as a testament to the expanding influence of Zambian music transcending borders and cultures.
The “Best International Flow” category at the BET Hip Hop Awards has consistently celebrated the diversity and global impact of this genre. This year’s lineup of nominees maintains that tradition, featuring a diverse group of exceptionally talented artists from different corners of the world, each contributing their unique style and artistry. Among these remarkable nominees, Sampa The Great shines as the first Zambian artist to receive recognition in this prestigious category.
The artists nominated alongside Sampa The Great include Aka (South Africa), Black Sherif (Ghana), Central Cee (UK), Gazo (France), J Hus (UK), K.O (South Africa), Major Rd (Brazil), Ninho (France), as well as Tasha & Tracie (Brazil).
Sampa The Great’s nomination in this esteemed category not only highlights her exceptional talent but also underscores her role as a global ambassador for Zambian and African music. Her distinctive style and lyrical prowess have left an indelible mark on the hip-hop genre, and this recognition on the BET Hip Hop Awards stage solidifies her position in the international music landscape.
The BET Hip Hop Awards ceremony, where Sampa The Great’s nomination will be celebrated, is slated to take place in Atlanta on Tuesday, October 3rd. Enthusiastic hip-hop fans and music enthusiasts can mark their calendars, as the show is scheduled to premiere on BET one week later, on Tuesday, October 10th.