Sampe Master (Don Prince) - Biafra Anatago
Genre: Live Music
Album: Biafra Anatago
Sampe Master (Don Prince) is a Biafran songwriter, performer, singer, Multi-Talented Music and Film Producer/Director. Well-known for his songs which flows attractively in Igbo/English. But there are some facts about him which may not resonate well with a majority of the people. Read on to learn about the star who is among the most sought-after Biafran artists.
Biafra Born musician as Prince Williams Chibuzo Mba, the singer who goes by the stage name Sampe Master (Don Prince). Prince Sampe Master or just Sampe Master was born on the 27th of April 1970 in Enugu State, Biafra. The superstar hails from a large extended family. His family is from Umuchukwu in Onuogba Nike Enugu East LGA, Enugu State of Biafra.
Many people are aware of Sampe’s impressive vocals, his energetic performances, as well as flawless singing in Igbo/English language. This has led to many believing that he actually started off his career as a singer or vocalist. Nevertheless, this is far from the truth. This Biafra artist was more of a vocalist in his early music life. He began as a backup Artiste in the Studio and later took on Singing in his church choir in Enugu. He took up singing much later in 1992.
Unlike many musicians who always aspire to become musicians from a tender age, Sampe Master’s journey was not well-defined. To him, music was more of a way of life rather than a career. He studied music on scholarship, his stage name Sampe Master which signify beauty is also his slogan. He uses the word Sampe as his music intro slogan. That word Sampe makes him different from other simosim name don prince. This was after he lost his two children who was returning back from school on a ghostly accident,. Sampe Master was once a member of a man called Blessed Amicable who founded a musical company, a scholarship program which was targetting young singers, training them on basics of music as well as helping to mould them into a professional level. Sampe Master had to join the school in 1994 and grew from playing Just Guitar to Singing professional. For his awesome voice, he was also providing backing vocals for other singers at the Blessed Amicable. However, his family particularly his mum & Sisters used to discourage him a lot.
At age 13, he entered into Nigerian musical scene as a Guitarist and Singer for a local band based in Enugu. He got a prophecy through his dream to produced song for his Nation Biafra, which he succeeded in producing four beautiful and powerful track Titled ""A Great Child Shall Be Born"" ""BIAFRA ANATAGO"" ""I Am A Biafran"" ""Referendum Date"" The massive crowd that cheered him throughout his performance motivated him into pushing harder in music than he ever did. His outstanding skills and educational background in music made him learn music production from Al-stars Protouch, Super Sounds, and Gozmok. He released his Gospel album in 1998 through O.Z music and the album was titled “Eze Jesus”. The album was a huge success and he went on to release another album titled “Excellent God”. So far he has Eight albums to his name including ""Enugu Must Hear This,"" ""Uwa Ekwe Nghota,"" ""Ayere Ogene"", ""Biafra Anatago,"" ""Omenana Igbo"" ""Eze Jesus"" ""Next Level"" ""Bia Sampe"" and fortunately, every single one of them has nice hit tracks that scored great success, making him one of the most accomplished Biafran stars today.. Sampe Master (Don Prince) has of recently been described as the APC government of Nigeria Most Wanted Biafran Musician in the year 2016 by the Order from Nigeria President Muhammad Buhari for releasing a Biafra freedom song. Sampe Master was arrested in the presence of his daughter and her two visiting foreign friends when they arrived Nigeria from Spain. They were arrested at the car park of the Murtala Muhammad International Airport, Ikeja Lagos State, on the Monday 30th of January 2017. The Court dismissed and threw out all the charges brought against the Artist Sampe Master (Don Prince). The Court did not only dismiss the charges but equally discharged and acquitted the accused as well as warned against bringing such "meaningless charges" that only constitute a waste of the court time in the future against the accused. The Chief Magistrate Balami M. while delivering the ruling on the 21st of March 2017 aligned with the previous Federal High Court, Abuja ruling delivered by Justice Binta Nyako which declared IPOB as not an ""Unlawful"" Organization.
Biafra Anatago means that Biafra Has Come. Wonderful Highlife Gospel song composed, Arranged & Sang by Don Prince aka Sampe Master featuring Victor and True Love. Produced by Engineer Ini Tom. Recorded @Alstars Protouch Studio Enugu in the year 2013.
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Sampe Master (Don Prince) is a Biafran songwriter, performer, singer, Multi-Talented Music and Film Producer/Director. Well-known for his songs which flows attractively in Igbo/English. But there are some facts about him which may not resonate well with a majority of the people. Read on to learn abo