Shabazz Palaces

Shabazz Palaces

 

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Shabazz Palaces is an American hip hop duo from Seattle composed of Ishmael Butler a.k.a. Palaceer Lazaro (formerly Butterfly of jazz rap group Digable Planets) and multi-instrumentalist Tendai "Baba" Maraire, son of mbira master Dumisani Maraire.[1][2] Active since 2009, they have released four studio albums on Sub Pop.

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Quazarz: Born on a Gangster Star
Album
Quazarz: Born on a Gangster Star is an album by musical group Shabazz Palaces, released on July 14, 2017.
Quazarz vs. The Jealous Machines
Album
Quazarz vs. The Jealous Machines is an album by musical group Shabazz Palaces, released on July 14, 2017.
Effeminence
Song
Effeminence is a song by musical group Shabazz Palaces, released on June 27, 2017.
When Cats Claw
Song
When Cats Claw is a song by musical group Shabazz Palaces, released on June 20, 2017.

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Popular Albums7

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Popular Songs7

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Collaborators & Influencers6

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Father John Misty, Thee Oh Sees, Shabazz Palaces and More to Play Granfalloon: A Kurt Vonnegut Convergence in Indiana
  –  March 22, 2018
The second day of music (Sunday) will include pairings of artists at venues across the core of Bloomington: Noname and Baths at Rhino’s, Waxahatchee (solo) and Amy O at The Bishop, and Thee Oh Sees and Shabazz Palaces at The Bluebird. As far as the ...
Shabazz Palaces takes over the University Chapel
  –  March 21, 2018
Seattle-based hip-hop duo Shabazz Palaces — made up of Ishmael Butler ... powerful sounds to an audience — suited the style of music of all three acts well. The influences and preoccupations of each of the artists also gained a layer of meaning ...
Sled Island Books Dirty Projectors, Deerhoof, Shabazz Palaces, And Wye Oak For Its 2018 Edition
  –  February 13, 2018
One of North America’s best under-the-radar music festivals is held every June in Calgary ... and their early selection include Wye Oak, Cherry Glazerr, and Shabazz Palaces. Sled Island will run from June 20-24th, with ticket packages available for ...
Moogfest 2018 Lineup Update
  –  March 29, 2018
Shabazz Palaces, Author & Punisher, and Waajeed round out the artists commissioned for the Spatial Sound program. See the Moogfest site for details.
Mouse On Mars, Kelela, Jon Hopkins & more added to Moogfest 2018 lineup
  –  March 28, 2018
Moogfest has just announced “Phase Two” of their 2018 lineup (May 17-20 in Durham, NC), including Mouse on Mars, Kelela, Jon Hopkins, KRS-One, Author & Punisher, Suzanne Ciani, DJ Stingray, Shabazz Palaces, Psychic TV, Torres, Smerz, Little Boots, ...
Straight Outta Ghent - why Belgium is having a hip-hop moment
  –  March 27, 2018
Charlotte Adigéry (WWWater) is a revelation, put forward as Solange meets Shabazz Palaces, expectations are high, and her link with Soulwax suggests that a less-obvious musical path is being forged. Accompanied by Steve Slingeneyer (Soulwax) on drums and ...
Soundgarden Member Announces Special Event With Seattle Musicians
  –  March 25, 2018
Join Matt Cameron (Soundgarden/Pearl Jam) and fellow Emerald City drummers Ruby Dunphy (Thunderpussy), Tendai Maraire (Shabazz Palaces), and Jason McGerr (Death Cab for Cutie) for a live panel discussion hosted by Joe Wong. Joe Wong is an LA-based drummer ...
Father John Misty, Thee Oh Sees, Shabazz Palaces and More to Play Granfalloon: A Kurt Vonnegut Convergence in Indiana
  –  March 22, 2018
Fans of great literature and music will find their own personal Mecca at Indiana University Bloomington’s Granfalloon: A Kurt Vonnegut Convergence this May. The festival will be held at a series of venues in the small Indiana city, including the ...
Shabazz Palaces takes over the University Chapel
  –  March 21, 2018
Seattle-based hip-hop duo Shabazz Palaces — made up of Ishmael Butler, also known as Palaceer Lazaro, and Tendai "Baba" Maraire — headlined a concert last Friday at the University Chapel presented by WXTJ. The unique venue became the ideal location for ...
11 things to do in the D.C. area this weekend
  –  March 15, 2018
3 to 9 p.m. Free; drinks priced individually. Shabazz Palaces at the Millennium Stage: A weekend of hip-hop at the Kennedy Center moves onto the Millennium Stage on Saturday. Shabazz Palaces, the eccentric duo featuring Ishmael Butler of Digable Planets ...

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