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Pieces in Space

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Pieces in Space is the Don Giovanni Records debut LP from Ithaca, NY rapper/producer Sammus. Recorded at Ampliphonic Studios with Sosa – the audio engineer behind projects from Homeboy Sandman, Aesop Rock, and Kemba, among others – the album weaves raw confessions, pro-weirdo anthems, and clever musings on modern life into a unique story about black womanhood. The sound of Pieces is just as eclectic as its story: Sammus’ production swings from laid-back and melodic to bright and bouncy. While her flow is just as varied, it’s her unrelenting urgency that ties Pieces together.

Armed with guest appearances from rap legends Jean Grae, Homeboy Sandman, and Open Mike Eagle, her Don Giovanni labelmate Izzy True, as well as Brooklyn up-and-comer Latasha Alcindor, this project aims to establish Sammus as one of the great MCs, beat makers, and thinkers of this politically charged moment.

credits

released October 28, 2016

Recorded, mixed and mastered by Alejandro “Sosa” Tello Jr.
Ampliphonic Studios | Queens, NY

Cover artwork by Benjamin Torrey

All words written and performed by Enongo Lumumba-Kasongo
Additional verses written and performed as follows:
Latasha on “100 Percent”
Homeboy Sandman on “Weirdo”
Jean Grae on “1080p”
Open Mike Eagle on “Qualified”

Additional vocals on “Nighttime” performed by Isabel Reidy

Music produced by Enongo Lumumba-Kasongo
Additional instrumentation as follows:
Jake Falby (violin) on “Childhood”
Alex Attard (saxophone) on “Cubicle”
Arch Thompson (flute) on “Qualified”

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Sammus Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Sammus is the stage name adopted by Ithaca, NY producer, rapper, activist, and PhD student Enongo Lumumba-Kasongo. 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-proclaimed nerds and geeks, among others. ... more

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