Chimurenga Renaissance

Chimurenga Renaissance – “Girls With Gunz” (Feat. Moon)

Shabazz Palaces' offshoot duo Chimanga Renaissance are hard to place in any one box genre-wise, but their music has a fluidity that eludes others who…
Collin Robinson | January 20, 2016 - 1:00 pm

Chimurenga Renaissance – “Pop Killer” Video

Chimurenga Renaissance -- the duo of Shabazz Palaces' Tendai "Baba" Maraire and rapper Hussein Kalonji -- explore the Great Zimbabwe ruins in their video for…
Lisa Brown | June 10, 2015 - 5:53 pm

Tal National – “Farila (Chimurenga Renaissance Remix)” (Stereogum Premiere)

Tal National released their first album outside Niger, Kaani, in 2013. Since then, the West African collective has toured throughout both their home country and…
Caitlin White | April 29, 2015 - 9:58 am

Shabazz Palaces Debuted New Album Lese Majesty At A Laser Light Show In Seattle

Recent discussions about Seattle's Shabazz Palaces -- the experimental hip-hop duo consisting of Palaceer Lazaro and Baba Maraire -- have revolved around the unknown release…
Taylor Law | May 5, 2014 - 4:50 pm

Chimurenga Renaissance – “The B.A.D. Is Good”

Three years after releasing their art-rap opus Black Up, Seattle duo Shabazz Palaces are no closer to announcing a follow-up album. But the two members…
Tom Breihan | February 6, 2014 - 8:57 am