Sampa The Great Makes History with BET Hip Hop Awards Nomination


In a groundbreaking moment for the Zambian music scene, Sampa The Great, has secured a coveted nomination in the “Best International Flow” category at the 2023 BET Hip Hop Awards. This nomination marks a significant milestone, not just in Sampa The Great’s illustrious career but also as a testament to the ever-expanding reach of Zambian music across borders and cultures.

The “Best International Flow” category at the BET Hip Hop Awards has consistently celebrated the diversity and global impact of the genre. This year’s lineup of nominees is no exception, featuring an array of talented artists from various corners of the world, each with their unique style and contributions. Among these exceptional nominees, Sampa The Great stands out as the first Zambian artist to be recognized in this prestigious category.

Artistes 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) together with Tasha & Tracie (Brazil).Sampa The Great’s nomination in this illustrious category not only showcases her talent but also underscores her role as a global ambassador for Zambian and African music. Her unique style and lyrical prowess have left an indelible mark on the hip-hop genre, and this recognition on the BET Hip Hop Awards stage further cements her place in the international music scene.The BET Hip Hop Awards ceremony, where Sampa The Great’s nomination will be honored, is scheduled to be in Atlanta on Tuesday, Oct. 3. Hip-hop enthusiasts and music lovers alike can mark their calendars as the show is set to premiere on BET one week later, on Tuesday, Oct. 10.