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Friday, September 15, 2017 10:52am by  

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Sampha wins the Mercury Music Prize

Sampha won the Hyundai Mercury Music Prize last night for his debut album 'Process'.

Better known as a guest vocalist on other people's tracks, the South London singer-producer released his debut in February 2017.

Morden-based, Sampha, has previously worked with Drake, Solange and Kanye West, The xx, Zero 7 and Beyoncé

After winning the prize, Sampha said:

"It’s taken me quite a while to feel like I was emotionally stable enough to write my own record and people have just been incredibly lovely and understanding … it feels like a weight off my shoulders.”

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