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Shabazz Palaces - Breaking Down 'Lese Majesty'

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Shabbaz Palaces’ long awaited sophomore album, ‘Lese Majesty’, has just been released in to the world. The band stormed on to the scene in 2011 and destroyed what we thought we knew about rap, absolutely obliterated it. 1,198 more words

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Shabazz Palaces

The first time I’d ever heard anything from this ultra-talented, Seattle based duo was a few years ago in an intimate gig in London. I was familiar with former Digable Planets member Ishmael Butler but had not heard anything from his partnership with Tendai Maraire. 110 more words

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Review: Shabazz Palaces - Lese Majesty

Back in 2011, you’d be hard pressed to find any music publication or blog that wasn’t raving about Shabazz Palaces. One of the few hip-hop acts to have signed with Sub-pop records, they released their critically acclaimed debut album, Black Up to open arms. 525 more words

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