This past May, Sampha followed the success of his debut album Process and his Khalil Joseph-directed short film with a preview of a zine he had put together titled Shy Light. It was created in Sierra Leone in collaboration with acclaimed London-based designer Grace Wales Bonner, Dazed art director Jamie Andrew Reid and LA-based photographic duo Durimel. And now, it's been given an official release.

Proceeds from Shy Light will go directly to Street Child and the work they do in Sierra Leone and will be available this Friday in London at the Tate Modern's Uniqlo Tate Lates in alignment with their Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power exhibition. A small number will then become available online via the Young Turks website on August 29 at 10am.

"I had originally planned to release the physical zine this week, but in light of the recent tragic events in Sierra Leone, I've spent a lot of time questioning whether this is the right thing to do," Sampha said. "After much soul-searching and conversations with my family in Freetown, I've decided to go ahead. My hope is that with Shy Light (and Process), I can do a little bit to highlight both these aspects of a country that is also a fundamental part of who I am. Above all I also hope to help raise awareness of the current crisis in Sierra Leone."