By TROY MUKUPA
Australian based, Zambian versatile rapper, singer, and songwriter, Sampa the Great has been nominated at the 18th annual BET Hip-Hop Awards in the category of “The Best International flow” where she will battle it out with South African heavyweights in K.O. and the late AKA.
Others in the category are Central Cee and J Hus, both from the United Kingdom including, French rapper Gazo and Nigeria’s Burna Boy.
The rapper, real name Sampa Tembo and is also basking in the glory of her nomination for the best international achievement at this year’s Kwacha music awards has made history by becoming the first ever Zambian artiste to be nominated for the prestigious BET Hip-Hop Award.
The ‘International Flow category’ she is nominated in is a category created by organisers to celebrate Hip-Hop artists from other countries outside the USA.
This year’s BET Hip-Hop Awards are slated for October 3 in Atlanta, Georgia.