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Utrecht’s Le Guess Who? Isn’t Like Any Festival You’ll See In The USA

These days, whenever all the big-name American festivals start to announce their lineups for the year, there's inevitably a certain, noticeable same-ness. It's a consequence…
Ryan Leas | November 14, 2017 - 4:34 pm

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Music videos were good this week. The rest of the world was absolute fucking trash, but music videos were good. Consider: Foxygen made an eight-minute
Tom Breihan | August 18, 2017 - 11:52 am

Status Ain't Hood

DJ Khaled Has Made A Lot Of Bangers Without Actually Doing Anything

There's a moment toward the end of "I'm The One," the new DJ Khaled posse cut that is currently somehow the #1 song in the
Tom Breihan | May 10, 2017 - 12:23 pm

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Shabazz Palaces – “Since C.A.Y.A.” Video

Seattle art-rap overlords Shabazz Palaces released two albums on the same day earlier this year. And now they've come out with a video for "Since
Tom Breihan | October 31, 2017 - 11:48 am

Oneohtrix Point Never & Shabazz Palaces’ Ishmael Butler Team Up As 319, Share New Song

Oneohtrix Point Never and Shabazz Palaces' Ishmael Butler have teamed up to form a new project called 319. The duo just shared a track called…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 27, 2017 - 11:56 am

Shabazz Palaces – “Shine A Light” (Feat. Thaddillac) Video

Shabazz Palaces just released two new albums, Quazarz: Born On A Gangster Star and Quazarz vs. The Jealous Machines. The former LP includes the beautiful,…
Chris DeVille | August 16, 2017 - 10:28 am

Shabazz Palaces – “Welcome To Quazarz” Video

At the end of the week, Shabazz Palaces are releasing two new albums -- Quazarz: Born On A Gangster Star and Quazarz Vs. The Jealous
James Rettig | July 13, 2017 - 10:24 am

Stream Shabazz Palaces Quazarz: Born On A Gangster Star & Quazarz Vs. The Jealous Machines

Next week, Seattle art-rap greats Shabazz Palaces will release two new albums, both of them thematically linked, on the same day. The first of the…
Tom Breihan | July 6, 2017 - 9:32 am

Shabazz Palaces – “Effeminence” (Feat. Fly Guy Dai)

Next month, Seattle art-rap greats Shabazz Palaces will release two albums -- Quazarz: Born On A Gangster Star and Quazarz Vs. The Jealous Machines --…
Tom Breihan | June 27, 2017 - 10:31 am

Shabazz Palaces – “When Cats Claw”

We're a little less than a month out from the release of Shabazz Palaces' dual new albums Quazarz: Born On A Gangster Star and Quazarz
James Rettig | June 20, 2017 - 2:46 pm

Shabazz Palaces – “Julian’s Dream (ode to a bad)” (Feat. The Shogun Shot)

Shabazz Palaces are releasing two new albums next month -- Quazarz: Born On A Gangster Star and Quazarz Vs. The Jealous Machines -- and we've…
James Rettig | June 6, 2017 - 10:20 am

Shabazz Palaces – “Since C.A.Y.A.” (Feat. Thundercat)

Three years after the release of Lese Majesty, their last LP, Seattle art-rap greats Shabazz Palaces are planning to release two brand-new albums on the…
Tom Breihan | May 24, 2017 - 10:14 am

Shabazz Palaces – “30 Clip Extension”

A couple of weeks ago, Shabazz Palaces announced that they were returning with their first new album in three years, Quazarz: Born On A Gangster
James Rettig | May 9, 2017 - 10:17 am

Status Ain't Hood

Does Lil Uzi Vert Suck?

Three videos. First video: Last February, Lil Uzi Vert, a surging young rapper, visits the Hot 97 morning show, a place where many surging young…
Tom Breihan | April 26, 2017 - 10:42 am

Shabazz Palaces – “Shine A Light” (Feat. Thaddillac)

It's been nearly three years since Seattle art-rap greats Shabazz Palaces released Lese Majesty, their last album. This summer, they'll return with a new LP…
Tom Breihan | April 25, 2017 - 10:13 am
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