Sampha has released the video for he latest single “Blood On Me”. Directed by Alex Lill, this is Sampha’s first ever solo video and stars the the London vocalist, producer and songwriter front and center. Sampha has lent his talents to a whole range of, from homegrown UK contemporaries such as SBTRKT, FKA twigs, Lil Silva and Jessie Ware to Drake, Beyonce, Kanye West and, most recently, on Frank Ocean’s ‘Endless’ release. Now it’s time for Sampha to tell his own story.
Produced by Sampha himself and Rodaidh McDonald, ‘Blood On Me’ builds on the success of acclaimed previous single ‘Timmy’s Prayer’, and is set to feature on his debut album Process (which will come via Young Turks). Sampha recently made his debut solo TV appearance, performing a rendition of ‘Blood On Me’ with full live band on the Late Show With Stephen Colbert.
Sampha has also announced a series of live dates for October and November, including a show at Baby’s All Right, a LA show at The Palace Theatre as part of the Red Bull Sound Select series and more (full dates below).
October 12th London, UK // Corsica Studios
October 19th Montreal, QC // RBMA Festival – Fairmount Theatre
October 20th Toronto, ON // The Underground – Drake Hotel
October 23rd Philadelphia, PA // Johnny Brenda’s
October 24th Washington, DC // U Street Music Hall
October 25th Brooklyn, NY // Baby’s All Right
October 29th San Francisco, CA // Swedish American Music Hall
November 1st Los Angeles, CA // Red Bull Sound Select – The Palace Theatre