Sampa The Great Unveils Iconic Music Video For “Let Me Be Great” Featuring Angélique Kidjo

October 25, 2022

Following the release of her acclaimed sophomore album, As Above, So Below, Zambian poet and rapper, Sampa The Great unveils the music video for “Let Me Be Great” featuring Angélique Kidjo. Set in an animated CGI world, the hyperreal clip sees Sampa backdropped by towering metallic sculptures, intertwined and rising from expansive natural landscapes. Directed by Pussykrew, scenes of mutating chromatic tendrils fusing with blossoming vines and mountain peaks serve as a reflection of Sampa’s prismatic musical universe — a vision of Afro-futurism that pays homage to Africa, while heralding its future. Featuring Beninese musical legend Angélique Kidjo, the anthemic “Let Me Be Great” captures Sampa The Great’s journey to authenticity and self-empowerment, and simultaneously serves as an outlet for Sampa to celebrate Kidjo’s trailblazing influence in the musical output of the African diaspora today.

AS ABOVE, SO BELOW Tracklisting:

1. Shadows

2. Lane feat. Denzel Curry

3. Never Forget feat. Chef 187, Tio Nason, Mwanjé

4. Mask on feat. Joey Bada$$


6. Can I Live feat. W.I.T.C.H

7. Imposter Syndrome feat. James Sakala

8. Tilibobo

9. Lo Rain feat. Mwanjé

10. IDGAF feat. Kojey Radical

11. Let Me Be Great feat Angélique Kidjo