Between Pitchfork, Noisey, The Mary Sue, The FADER, The Los Angeles Times and the Austin Chronicle, Sammus has claimed media endorsement from every region of the United States in a meteoric rise to prominence that is a testament to her dedication to her craft and musicianship. Blending afrofuturism, feminism and hip hop together, Sammus creates a soul-bending experience that will have you turning up, but leave you with a changed perspective on society, too. Sammus is uncompromising in her music, the potential for a wide spectrum of emotions pulsing under a polished stage show that will leave you desperate for more. Sammus is truly an impressive performer that is at home at MAGFest, SXSW and all your favorite festivals.
SAMMUS (Enongo Lumumba-Kasongo) is a Philadelphia-based rap artist, producer, and PhD student in the Department of Science & Technology Studies at Cornell University. Known as much for her rousing stage presence as she is for her prowess as a beatmaker and lyricist, Sammus has spent the past several years cultivating a strong following of activists, hip hop heads, punks, and self-identified nerds and geeks, among others. As noted by the Los Angeles Times, Sammus “has a gift for getting a message across.”