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Shabazz Palaces Shares Visually Stirring New Video


For anyone in the know, few acts exist like Shabazz Palaces. A group that’s ready to push the bounds of what you think hip hop can be, the revolutionary group is gearing up for their new album release. With The Don of Diamond Dreams set for release in April, their new single “Chocolate Souffle” and its subsequent video are on a whole other stratosphere.

The song includes instrumentals that cross into funk from another planet and darkwave touches that you don’t typically get in hip hop. While the verse is spit with an unmatched intensity, the way the song plays out is more future than any rap out there today. The video is filled with visuals that feel like they’re beaming from the mother ship, just showcasing that Shabazz Palaces is on another level whether it be musically or creatively.

The video can be seen above or on YouTube. The single can be streamed on all streaming sites. The Don of Diamond Dreams can be preordered on multiple formats and bundles directly from Sub Pop Records ahead of its April 17 release.

Image Credits: Photo by Patrick OBrien Smith.

David Garrick

David Garrick has spent the last five years interviewing some of the most intriguing and engaging artists performing today. Everyone from Angel Olsen to Phoebe Bridgers, Wire to Yo La Tengo, Snail Mail to Soccer Mommy, Ghost to First Aid Kit, The Breeders to Protomartyr, and many more. He's a giant fan of music of pretty much any genre; but especially to the underdogs. He's been known to see more concerts in a week than many people will see in a year.


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