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Watch Shabazz Palaces' "Welcome To Quazarz" Video.

Watch Shabazz Palaces’ “Welcome To Quazarz” Video

Shabazz Palaces will release their joint LPs Quazarz: Born on a Gangster Star and Quazarz vs. The Jealous Machines via Sub Pop tomorrow. In anticipation of the event, the duo of Ishmael Butler and Tendai Maraire posted a new video for “Welcome To Quazarz“, a track off of …The Jealous Machines. The video is directed by the amazing artist Nep […]

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Watch EL.i.BE's Video "Balance (ft. O-Lay)"

Watch EL.i.BE’s Video “Balance (ft. O-Lay)”

EL.i.BE reports that his new track “Balance“, featuring O-Lay, was inspired by the tragic shooting of Philando Castile. We first caught up with the Liberian-born, Minneapolis-based rapper this past May with the release of his Liberation LP and “Come On” video, which featured the vocalists Graydon Francis and Bryan Doe. That track chronicled EL.i.BE’s emigration to the US and was […]

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Listen to Shabazz Palaces' Track "Since C.A.Y.A."

Listen to Shabazz Palaces’ Track “Since C.A.Y.A.”

Shabazz Palaces are preparing their twin LP efforts Quazarz: Born on a Gangster Star and Quazarz vs. The Jealous Machines for release on July 14th via Sub Pop. In preparation for this double threat, the duo’s new track “Since C.A.Y.A.” is now available for a listen. Produced by Knife Knights (Shabazz Palaces’ Ishmael Butler teamed up with Seattle engineer/musician Erik […]

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Watch EL.i.BE's "Come On (ft. Graydon Francis & Bryan Doe) Video.

Watch EL.i.BE’s “Come On (ft. Graydon Francis & Bryan Doe)” Video

EL.i.BE is a Liberian/American MC and producer, and his Liberation LP, due out May 19th, chronicles the musician’s journey as a first generation immigrant. A veteran of the music scene, he hails from the Twin Cities and founded the hip-hop group D-Mine while still in high school back in 2004. After that group broke up, EL.i.BE launched a solo career […]

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Music News: Shabazz Palaces Announce Upcoming LP ‘Quazarz: Born On A Gangster Star’/Tour Dates

Music News: Shabazz Palaces Announce Upcoming LP ‘Quazarz: Born On A Gangster Star’/Tour Dates

Shabazz Palaces announce they will release their upcoming LP Quazarz: Born On A Gangster Star on July 14th via Sub Pop. In addition, the duo will launch a US tour this coming August. You can find a full list of the upcoming dates after the video embed and album art/tracklisting below. Shabazz Palaces report that Quazarz: Born On A Gangster […]

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Listen to Coincidence Bizarre’s Track “Invisible Man”

Listen to Coincidence Bizarre’s Track “Invisible Man”

If you’re ready for a mystery wrapped inside a bizarre coincidence, we have some enigmatic new music for you. Little is known about this shadowy West Coast collective called Coincidence Bizarre except that they will release their 2-track debut Invisible Man/Shapeshifter on May 12th. We are told that the group features some veteran producers and performers and that they have […]

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Listen to Vex Ruffin's Track "Front".

Listen to Vex Ruffin’s Track “Front”

The California-based producer Vex Ruffin has a new track called “Front” off his upcoming LP Conveyor due out April 7th via Stones Throw Records. The album was recorded while the musician was working the graveyard shift at his job, and the title references the feeling of being stuck in a continuous loop with no escape. Vex explains: “Recording is very […]

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