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Shabazz Palaces (Ish aka Butterfly of Digable Planets + Tendai Maraire): Black Up

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    Black Up is the new sonic move from Shabazz Palaces. Like rich velvet hijabs or gold threaded abayas. Luxury as understood by the modest. Shabazz Palaces. If Bedouins herded beats instead of goats and settled in Seattle instead of the Atlas Mountains, this would be their album. Forward thinkers but nostalgic for a sparer time when ancient astronomers only recognized five planets. Hip hop. Black light uses electromagnetic radiation to eradicate microorganisms, but shabazz didn't come to kill a sound, just to shine their own incandescent lamp on this. Hear. Hard and clear. Fifty thousand years in the making. Honorable.-palaceer pink gators. Produced by Knife Knights.plcrs at Gunbeat Serenade Studio in Outplace Palacelands. It was recorded and mixed in Lixx-alog by Blood.

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    1. Free Press And Curl
    Producers: Knife Knights.plcrs
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    2. An Echo From The Hosts That Profess Infinitum
    Producers: Knife Knights.plcrs
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    3. Are You...Can You...Were You? (Felt)
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    4. A Treatease Dedicated To The Avian Airess From North East Nubis (1000 Questions, 1 Answer)
    Producers: Knife Knights.plcrs
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    5. Youlogy
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    6. Endeavors For Never (The Last Time We Spoke You Said You Were Not Here. I Saw You Though.)
    Producers: Knife Knights.plcrs
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    7. Recollections Of The Wraith
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    8. The King's New Clothes Were Made By His Own Hands
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    9. Yeah You
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    10. Swerve…The Reeping Of All That Is Worthwhile (Noir Not Withstanding)
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    5 Stars (5 Stars )
    Total Comments: 13
    5 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 3/28/2014 11:23:00 PM; Partial IP: 6.94.199.8)
    Location: Ya moms house L.A.
    Comment: If Shabazz starts a cult, I'm ready to shave my head, join up and spread the new news. I'm with it 1000%.
    5 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 3/16/2014 7:52:00 PM; Partial IP: .201.65.74)
    Location: az
    Comment: Now this what the fuck I'm talking bout! Creative music from a cat that been in the game for a minute! Salute the vet for dropping a classic!
    5 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 4/7/2012 1:57:00 AM; Partial IP: .94.29.121)
    Location: K.C.
    Comment: One of my favorite Hip-Hop albums of 2011. Pure avant garde sh*t. Huge comeback for Butterfly, thought he was gone by the wayside. Him hooking up with Knife Knights.plcrs and creating music will influence the future of hip hop!
    5 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 2/20/2012 3:27:00 PM; Partial IP: 2.92.0.106)
    Location: Philadelphia
    Comment: One Word....Ill to the tenth power.
    5 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 12/20/2011 12:31:00 PM; Partial IP: 5.92.48.65)
    Location: ontario, canada
    Comment: Utterly and absolutely brilliant. The ep Of Light was an amazing feat in its own right and I was worried the shabazz wouldn't be able to live up to the promise they initially delivered, but here it is, and it exceeds the creativity, innovation, and invention of their first release. Yep, we've got a true winner here.
    5 Stars
    Name: (UGHH Staff) (Posted: 8/6/2011 11:20:00 AM; Partial IP: .119.89.28)
    Location: UGHH World HQ
    Comment: one of the illest breaths of fresh air creatively in a minute. completely original multifaceted jewel, perfect for any mood. clear some space out so we can space out
    5 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 8/5/2011 5:31:00 PM; Partial IP: .88.58.179)
    Location: hateville
    Comment: dope! original. good music to relax to and green up!
    5 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 7/30/2011 1:14:00 AM; Partial IP: 53.128.112)
    Location: cdn
    Comment: this album listens like a self explanatory 5 ... Butterfly fro Digi Planets to Camp Lo, to Cherrywine, so unreleased sessions continues to make Hip Hop cooler than hipsters, swag, and whatever slang is pop culturally used to say who got that Jazz
    5 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 7/27/2011 12:55:00 AM; Partial IP: 252.41.232)
    Location: maine
    Comment: Sweet and dangerous
    5 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 7/26/2011 8:51:00 AM; Partial IP: .153.10.43)
    Location: vsetin
    Comment: most innovative hip hop LP in history, beautifull from start to finish. Free press and Echo ruled hard. I wish more artists climbing the geniality of Butterfly
    5 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 6/30/2011 2:21:00 PM; Partial IP: 72.213.237)
    Location: Calgary
    Comment: What McNulty said.. Creative, original, From a whole 'nother planet.. straight up amazing stuff right here.
    5 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 6/30/2011 3:08:00 AM; Partial IP: 66.235.6.1)
    Location: Seattle, USA
    Comment: 5 STARS
    Name: (Posted: 6/19/2011 3:31:00 PM; Partial IP: 86.241.158)
    Location: Miami, USA
    Comment: This artist, plain and simple, is the NEW SHIT! As underground Hip-Hop fans, we all search for the groundbreaking, creative stuff that is different from the 4,000 albums we're heard before, and this guy CHANGES THE GAME. DO yourself a favor and buy all of his stuff NOW, you can thank me later.
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