Shabazz Palaces Curated by Shabazz Palaces Shabazz Palaces have always drawn inspiration from the heart and human instinct; the Seattle-based hip hop voyagers produce transcendental albums from an intuitive frame of mind. ‘Black Up’ was fiercely poetic, whereas ‘Lese Majesty’ felt as spiritual as the free-form sci-fi dreamscapes of Sun Ra and Alice Coltrane. With their two upcoming ‘Quazarz’ releases on Sub Pop, Ishmael Butler and Tendai "Baba" Maraire are set to embark on their biggest celestial quest yet. Unable to show videos. Please click here to accept cookies and enable embedding of videos. back to line-up Spotify Unable to embed spotify. Please click here to accept cookies and enable playing of music. News Mon Oct 23rd Watch Shabazz Palaces' Tiny Desk Concert for NPR Wed Oct 11th Read: "The Cosmic Consciousness of Shabazz Palaces’ Ishmael Butler" Wed Aug 16th Watch Shabazz Palaces' new video for 'Shine a Light' Thu Jul 6th Stream Shabazz Palaces' 2 new 'Quazarz'-albums Tue Jun 20th Listen: Shabazz Palaces share 3 track from 'Quazarz: Born On A Gangster Star' Tue Jun 6th Listen: Shabazz Palaces share '30 Clip Extension' & 'Julian’s Dream (ode to a bad)' Wed Mar 8th Listen: Shabazz Palaces remix Gonjasufi for new album 'Mandela Effect'