Around the release of Black Up, Matt Shea spoke with the Shabazz Palaces frontman about his creative process, his chemistry with instrumentalist and musical partner Tendai Maraire, and signing to Sub Pop.
Will Schube takes a look at the new single from Shabazz Palaces.
Peter Holslin wrote this from his vacation home on Mars Ishmael Butler handles the mic like a king. I mean this quite literally. On the new Shabazz Palaces album, Lese Majesty, I keep picturing the veteran rapper luxuriating atop a throne, ruling over some deep space Planet X, as he drops 10-dollar words (“sepulcher,” “farceur”), […]