chimurenga renaissance

premiere: check the visual album stream for Chimurenga Renaissance’s Girlz With Gunz
premiere: check the visual album stream for Chimurenga Renaissance’s Girlz With Gunz
Tendai Maraire of the mighty Shabazz Palaces debuts the shadowy and very dope visual accompaniment for the incendiary but often poignant and beautiful new record from his revolution rap project Chimurenga Renaissance. "Otherworldly sonics, Zimbabwean beats, Congolese guitar ambiance, political heat…" Girlz With Gunz is out now on Glitterbeat...
Happy Black Friday from Shabazz Palaces
Happy Black Friday from Shabazz Palaces
Lots going on with the Shabazz Palaces crew today: first up, Tendai Maraire unveils a beautifully shot new video from his Chimurenga Renaissance project. Directed by Kyle Seago: ________ In other SP news, the Seattle duo shouts out hometown hero Richard Sherman after a dominant performance in his squad's beatdown of the Niners last night: And finally, watch "Skaters over Razor Blade Beats&
premiere: Chimurenga Renaissance – riZe vadZimu riZe visual album stream
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...
video: Baba Maraire – “rhodZi”
video: Baba Maraire – “rhodZi”
Here's the extremely uplifting and heartfelt new single from Tendai Baba Maraire (that kalimba may sound familiar, as Maraire's also one half of Shabazz Palaces). Maraire's "gift to his native home," "rhodZi" is a celebration of Zimbabwe's Independence Day and a tribute to the Zimbabwean people's fight against Cecil Rhodes and European imperialism...