Shabazz Palaces
Features // 6 Articles
Reviews // 3 Articles
Blogs // 1 Articles

The Best Hip-Hop of 2014
11 Dec 2014 // 9:10 PM

This year's push of stylistic diversity, craft, and experimentation adds fuel to hip-hop's movement into the future.

The Forerunner: An Interview with Shabazz Palaces
1 Sep 2014 // 9:30 PM

"It’s just like exploration really, and just jumping off certain types of cliffs and trying to open up sonic parachutes that’ll get you floating down to your destination and landing on two feet."


Shabazz Palaces: Lese Majesty
28 Jul 2014 // 9:06 PM

The innovative hip-hop duo from Seattle is back with another genre bending album.

Baba Maraire: Wona Baba Maraire
23 Feb 2012 // 4:00 PM

Shabazz Palaces' Maraire crafts a tuneful and compelling love letter to Zimbabwean music on his solo debut.


Afropunk Fest: 23-24 August 2014 - Brooklyn, NY (Photos)
27 Aug 2014 // 6:00 AM

Afropunk Fest felt more politically charged this year. People had their hands in the air as a tribute to Michael Brown nearly as often as they did for the performers.

//Mixed media

Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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