Sami Rhymes is an Award-Winning Spoken Word Artist, Poet and Author from London, UK. She also works in Project Management.
Since taking the stage in summer 2019, Sami has performed and headlined at a number of public and private events in London, nationally and abroad in Malaysia. She has won International Slams in New Zealand, Abu Dhabi and locally in the UK.
She has featured on a number of local radio stations including BBC Radio London. Sami has also appeared on ITV News London, S1:E3 of the BAFTA winning Sky Arts commissioned TV show Life & Rhymes and Islam Channel to name a few.
2022 saw Sami pick up “Best Female Spoken Word Poet”, perform nationally and marked the release of her Debut EP Triple Threat a fusion of Rhyme & Vocal Percussion.
2023 has seen Sami take her rhymes to adverts, new stages, new cities and new audiences. From her first Sofar Sounds to her first Glastonbury Festival Sami continues to grow as a creative.
Sami had her first poem published at the age of 9. She released her debut collection 20 Something in 2020 and has contributed poems to other publications including 2021 release It Will Be:The Black Experience and the Words By anthology
Sami uses rhyme as a means of release and therapy and through her spoken word inspires people in her community to speak up and take action. Her poetry touches on everything from identity to communities and places, relationships, mental health, injustices and day to day experiences. She also facilitates workshops, presents talks as an educator, ghostwrites and takes on commissions for bespoke requests.
Sami continues to create and perform for various platforms and has contributed poems to projects. Sami’s first 2023 release was The Future of Faith an interfaith commission. Sami has postponed her next audio release and will announce more in 2024.