SAMMUS is an upstate New York-based rapper and producer. Her production is characterized by her use of uniquely chopped samples, and video game-like synths. She has been called a “20-credit” rapper because of her smart lyrics, diverse subject matter and versatile flow.
“the rap Aisha Tyler” – MTV Iggy
“a talented songstress” – Bitch Magazine
“a perfect combination of smart and smooth” – Bandcamp Staff Picks
“the girl clearly has skills and a passion for Hip Hop, keeping true to her art form” – Upstate Live Music Guide
“a super smart gamer girl that produces and raps…a nerd’s dream that’s come true” – Beats + Crates
“Hopefully we won’t be able to use terms like ‘slept-on’ to describe Sammus in the near future, because y’all will just know” – Scratched Vinyl
“In a genre most often identified by its male-dominated bravado, Lumumba-Kasongo seeks to identify and then smash systemic barriers, to redefine what it means to be a young, ambitious African-American woman, hip-hop artist and producer” – Ithaca Times
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