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premiere: Chimurenga Renaissance – riZe vadZimu riZe visual album stream


Black Up remains one of our favorite albums of the last decade, so it goes without saying that we're pretty psyched about this: riZe vadZimu riZe, the triumphant debut LP from Shabazz Palaces member Tendai Maraire, aka Chimurenga Renaissance, is out today on Brick Lane Records, and this is the beautiful complementary visual accompaniment for the album, filmed in Zimbabwe...

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gorilla vs. bear presents: Shabazz Palaces + THEESatisfaction


We're psyched to present the return of the great Shabazz Palaces to Dallas, along with their Seattle homies/collaborators THEESatisfaction, live at the Granada Theater on May 2. We have 5 pairs of tickets to give away for this one courtesy of the venue; to enter, just leave your name in the comments below or over on Facebook, and we'll pick the winners the week before the show...

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Vox Mod x Shabazz Palaces – “Iridescent Asteroid Mists”


video: Pure Bathing Culture – “Ivory Coast” (Yours Truly session)


video premiere: Nacho Picasso – “Dean Martin / Rat Race”


New Goodrich & Gold-presented video from Seattle's Nacho Picasso, a rapper we were turned on to after seeing this post from our friend Weiss, and this subsequent shout from the great Ishmael Butler of Shabazz Palaces / Digable Planets...

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mp3: download THEESatisfaction’s Erykah Badu tribute mixtape


"peace to the Queen."

Seattle duo THEESatisfaction drops a spaced-out, psychedelic tribute to Dallas' own @fatbellybella, aka Erykah Badu. Catch the ladies on tour, including a stop in NYC on Thursday with our girl Njena Reddd Foxxx, and download/proceed to lounge out to the mixtape for free below...

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premiere: THEESatisfaction Loves Anita Baker mixtape

THEESatisfaction Loves Anita Baker

Here's a brand new short conceptual mixtape/Anita Baker homage from Shabazz Palaces collaborators/comrades THEESatisfaction. Listen to tape highlight "Cabin Fever Sweet Love" below + download the whole thing for free here. THEESat take their always rad live show on the road for a handful of shows this month, catch those tour dates after the jump...

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video: Shabazz Palaces x Noisey




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