Shabazz Palaces

Watch Kahlil Joseph’s new short film, Music Is My Mistress

Music Is My Mistress is the latest from Kahlil Joseph, the Grammy-nominated director behind Beyoncé’s Lemonade and videos for Kendrick Lamar, Flying Lotus, FKA twigs and more. The film stars Jesse Williams and Tracie Ellis Ross, and features music from Shabazz Palaces and cellist Kelsey Lu, who’s featured as an actor and performer. “With every… Read more »

Video: Shabazz Palaces – Dawn In Luxor

Shabazz Palaces drop their immersive new video for Dawn In Luxor, a standout track from Lese Majesty. The new visual, which director Stephan Gray dubs a “daydream on a nightwalk,” pairs stunning cinematography and VFX, with footage courtesy of the Earth Science and Remote Sensing Unit, NASA’s Johnson Space Center, Hubble and Cassini missions. Watch… Read more »

THEESatisfaction – EarthEE

Seattle’s THEESatisfaction follow-up their excellent, yet crazily underrated 2012 debut awE naturalE later this month with a brand new full-length, entitled EarthEE. The Sub Pop-signed duo of Cat + Stas’ forthcoming sophomore effort will feature contributions from labelmates Shabazz Palaces, Meshell Ndegeocello, recent Sub Pop signing Porter Ray and Taylor Brown. The album was produced by… Read more »

VIDEO: Shabazz Palaces – Forerunner Foray

Shabazz Palaces have enlisted their Sub Pop label-mate, Canadian singer-songwriter and animator Chad VanGaalen to create an animated video for the Lese Majesty single Forerunner Foray. Watch out for Magic Johnson surfing through space on a slice of pizza towards the end. Lese Majesty is out now on Sub Pop.

Shabazz Palaces – Forerunner Foray

Later this month, Shabazz Palaces drop their new studio record Lese Majesty, the follow-up to their brilliant 2011 LP Black Up, through Sub Pop Records. Having already primed us with the tracks They Come In Gold and #CAKE, the Seattle-based experimental hip-hop project let go of a psychedelic cut off the album entitled, Forerunner Foray…. Read more »

Shabazz Palaces – #CAKE

Seattle’s experimental hip hop collective Shabazz Palaces have dropped another promised new track, titled #CAKE, from their forthcoming album Lese Majesty, the follow-up to Palaceer Lazaro and Tendai Maraire’s excellent 2011 full-length effort Black Up. Lese Majesty drops July 28 via Sub Pop.

Shabazz Palaces – They Come In Gold

They Come In Gold is the latest by Seattle’s experimental hip hop duo Shabazz Palaces. It’s taken from their forthcoming new album, Lese Majesty, the follow-up to their exceptional 2011 album Black Up. Lese Majesty drops July 29 via Sub Pop.