Shabazz Palaces
Features // 6 Articles
Reviews // 3 Articles
Blogs // 3 Articles
Media // 2 Articles
//Features

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."

//Reviews

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.

//Blogs

Shabazz Palaces - "Dawn in Luxor" (Singles Going Steady)
27 May 2016 // 5:45 AM

"Luxor" seems like an Afro-futurist ether-world, a place where oppressed populations can congregate and, if necessary, escape to.

Shabazz Palaces Headlines the "Mountain Series" from Pickathon (video) (premiere)
29 Mar 2016 // 5:18 AM

Shabazz Palaces perfectly exemplifies the Pickathon aesthetic as they have greatly expanded hip-hop's palette.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Cage the Elephant Ignite Central Park with Kickoff for Summerstage Season

// Notes from the Road

"Cage the Elephant rocked two sold-out nights at Summerstage and return to NYC for a free show May 29th. Info on that and a preview of the full Summerstage schedule is here.

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