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Shabazz Palaces are percussionist Tendai Maraire and Ishmael Butler, formerly of Digable Planets and Cherrywine. Working now under the moniker Palaceer Lazaro, Ishmael provides the group’s vision and vocals, while Tendai employs ancient instruments from his homeland Zimbabwe.

After releasing several recordings themselves on small time labels, in 2010 they contracted to release an ep with Sub Pop and have collaborated…

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  • Sick stuff man, really hitting the vibes.
  • i'm late to the party - these guys fucking slay
  • Seriously really great.
  • Just saw these guys at Bonnaroo. They killed it live.
  • Bangers for days
  • Anyone planning on going to see Shabazz Palaces in Iowa this weekend? Hit me up I want to find some people to go with!
  • http://concerts-review.over-blog.com/2015/04/nuits-botanique-2015-flying-lotus-shabazz-palaces-kutmah-au-cirque-royal-bruxelles-le-26-avril-2015.html
  • LOL this is on Sub Pop
  • I truly regret skipping their Helsinki gig last year..

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