Sampa The Great takes out top prize
A huge congratulations to friend of Kindred, Sampa The Great, aka Sampa Tembo, who received the 2017 Australian Music Prize award and an associated $30,000 in prize money earlier this month. The singer-songwriter and rapper picked up the award for her second album, Birds And The BEE9, edging out other nominees including Paul Kelly and Jen Cloher. Sampa The Great joins other talented Kindred Studios artists AB Original and REMI, as previous recipients of the prize. REMI also performed on the album!