Dec 2011 02

Shabazz Palaces’ debut album Black Up has become one of my favourite albums of the year. Made up of Ishmael Butler (Digital Planets), and Tendai Maraire, their unique brand of alt-Hip Hop earned them wide spread critical acclaim and with good reason. They merge experimental sonics with purposeful, thematic lyricism, crafting a well thought out, creative body of work.

Here goes the video for the albums title track – one of my favourites off the LP. Can’t go wrong director with Kahil Joseph on board either, fantastic visuals accompany.

  1. […] Brand new video from Shabazz Palaces‘, the band who delivered my personal favourite album of 2011 in the form of Black Out. The experimental Hip Hop group also delivered one of my favourite videos from last year when they released visuals for the albums title track ‘Black Out’. […]