4. Sampha

The production is intimate and his voice gentle yet impacting

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London, UK
Age
24

Hailing from South London, this 24-year-old soul singer has already racked up an impressive list of collaborators.

An honest and beautiful voice, creating subtle and moving vibes
Huw Stephens

With everyone from SBTRKT to Jessie Ware queuing up to work with him, he even managed to feature on Drake’s hugely successful Nothing Was The Same album. As a result, he was flown out to New York to perform alongside the rapper on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon.

Now branching out on his own, Sampha recently released his ‘Dual’ EP to rave reviews.

His distinctive vocals have drawn comparisons to Tracey Chapman and Michael Jackson - two artists he has cited as influences on his own tracks.

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