Shabazz Palaces feat. Thaddillac: Shine a Light

Dropping not one but two albums today, Shabazz Palaces’ Quazarz: Born On A Gangster Star and Quazarz vs. The Jealous Machines seemingly condense the hip-hop duos’ tremendous talents into a diverse sonic landscape. From the former LP, “Shine a Light,” featuring Thaddillac, receives a Neil Ferron-directed music video. It’s impossible to describe the eerie, teenage wedding-style visuals as presented in any other way than joyous—and …

Shabazz Palaces feat. Thaddillac: Shine a Light

From their upcoming record Quazarz: Born on a Gangster Star (out 14 July), Shabazz Palaces has released “Shine a Light” featuring Thaddillac and it’s buzzing with energy, darkness and fire. With an almost muttered intro (“It’s heaven / It’s heavy / It’s heaven / It’s heavy”) and a dreamy string loop, the tune is immediately cast in a haunting mood. Shabazz Palaces—Ishmael Butler aka Palaceer …