Sampa the Great to share stage with Grammy artiste, Hill, as she celebrates anniversary in Melbourne


Female hip-hop sensation, Sampa the Great, will be sharing the stage with legendary Grammy winning American artiste Lauryn Hill in Melbourne, Australia.

The rapper, real name Sampa Tembo, is slated to make a guest appearance when Hill commemorates the 25th anniversary of her critically acclaimed Grammy award winning album ‘The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill’.

Read more: Sampa the Great makes history, becomes first Zambian artiste to be nominated for BET Hip-Hop Award

The album which was released in 1998 won five Grammy Awards and topped the Billboard charts selling 422 thousand copies in the US alone.

According to a post on Sampa’s official media platform, October 3 has been earmarked for the historic occasion where the 25th anniversary celebration of the album will take place.

“When the Queen calls, we answer! 🫡❤️ Always an honor supporting the One and Only Queen Ms. Lauryn Hill. Zamrock x Meets the Miseducation THIS Tuesday, Oct 3rd at Rod Laver Arena!!!
See you there ✨,” read the post.

Hill, is a third of the popular 90s hip-hop collective, the Fugees.

She starred as prominent member of the group notably making powerful performances on songs like ‘Ready or not’ and ‘Killing me softly’ from the group’s successful 1996 album, ‘The Score’.

Hill is also famous for her acting role alongside Whoopi Goldberg in early 90s movie ‘Sister Act’.

Sampa the Great on the other hand has had a busy year where she embarked on a world tour to commemorate her current album, ‘As Above, So Below’.

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