Sam Lao is a rapper/singer in Dallas, Tx. Although an artist from birth - mainly drawing, painting and graphic design, she only recently began creating music. Despite being a rookie in the game, Sam Lao has already begun to cause a stir in the city of Dallas. Her debut EP, West Pantego, received rave reviews from both Dallas and national media only to be outdone by her most recent project SPCTRM. Released in 2016 to much anticipation and acclaim she coordinated a sold out release show celebrating the project even going as far as building her own stage setup for the show further proving that Sam is a force to be reckoned with on all levels.
The first video from SPCTRM - "Pineapple" earned Lao a feature with Paper Magazine and Fusion as well as led to an invite to perform at Hot 97’s Who’s Next? Showcase at the legendary SOB’s in New York. Her star power shown even brighter this past year as Sam swept the Dallas Observer Music Awards taking home every title she was nominated for- Best HipHop/Rap Act, Best Female Vocalist, Best Music Video, Best Song and Best Album for SPCTRM.
Whether it’s listening to her music online, seeing her bewitching live performance or watching one of her captivating music videos, fans have been coming in masses to see what's next from Sam Lao.
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