Oh snap! New Shabazz Palaces. I knew they were working on a new album, but I had no idea that it was set to release so soon. The track is titled #CAKE, and it very well be the most out-of-this-world song they’ve made so far. And that’s a bold statement considering that these guys are known for their psychedelic, avant garde hip-hop. July 29th is going to be a good day when the album Lese Majesty drops through Sub Pop. I’ll have to find a preorder for the vinyl. Shabazz Palaces is meant to be heard on a
Correction – Shabazz Palaces is meant to be heard live. I saw them last year and the show was insane. Do yourself a favor and go see these guys next time they’re in your city. It’ll be a memorable concert, leaving your ears muffled for days.