Shabazz Palaces

Quarantine & Smoke: Listen to this Playlist of Rare Funk and Soul Gems for 4/20

Check out Okayplayer's official 4/20 playlist featuring a no-pass batch of psychedelic funk and soul obscurities. With the country (mostly)… Read More

April 20, 2020

Mixtape Monday: Shabazz Palaces, Anwar HighSign, Killamanzego, Alphonse x Furozh + More

Mixtape Monday packs in new music from Shabazz Palaces, Anwar HighSign, Killamanzego, Alphonse & Furozh plus more. Shabazz Palaces kick… Read More

April 20, 2020

Teddy Riley Announces Beat Battle Rematch with Babyface

Third time's a charm? Teddy Riley has announced a beat battle rematch with Babyface. PLAYLIST: Primer: Teddy Riley  Taking to… Read More

April 19, 2020

9th Wonder Reveals What He Learned from Pete Rock and DJ Premier

"I'm just doing what Pete and Preem did for me." 9th Wonder is the latest producer profiled on The Formula, a… Read More

April 18, 2020

Watch Anderson .Paak Preview Unreleased Collaborations with Kamasi Washington and Hit-Boy

The Oxnard singer teases another pair of new cuts. Anderson .Paak's live sessions have been a wellspring of needed energy and… Read More

April 18, 2020

Watch Questlove Spin Prince Rarities, Classics, and Covers in a Nine-Hour Tribute Set

UPDATE: The fourth and final part of Questlove's commemorative DJ tribute has arrived. Watch them all below. UPDATE: Part three… Read More

April 18, 2020

Shabazz Palaces’ ‘The Don of Diamond Dreams’ Album is Finally Here

The group also released the video for "Wet." After weeks of anticipation, Shabazz Palaces' new album The Don of Diamond Dreams… Read More

April 17, 2020

The Round-Up: Best Songs of The Week – ft. Westside Gunn, Shabazz Palaces, MF DOOM and More

Updated every Friday, The Round-Up is Okayplayer’s weekly haul of the best new hip-hop and R&B songs. This week’s set features… Read More

April 17, 2020

Mixtape Monday: Stove God Cook$, Jahmed, Conway the Machine x The Alchemist + More

Stove God Cook$, Jahmed, Conway the Machine x The Alchemist and more this Mixtape Monday. Stove God Cook$ is first… Read More

March 30, 2020

Shabazz Palaces Blend TikTok and High Art For the “Chocolate Souffle” Video

The Don of Diamond Dreams arrives on April 17. Shabazz Palaces have put the pedal to the metal in recent weeks.… Read More

March 25, 2020

Check Out Shabazz Palaces’ “Fast Learner” Video, Featuring Ishmael’s Son Lil Tracy

  The Don of Diamond Dreams drops April 17. Shabazz Palaces dropped "Fast Learner," the first single from their upcoming album… Read More

March 10, 2020

The Round-Up: Best Songs of The Week – ft. Liv.e, Terrace Martin, Vic Spencer, and More [Playlist]

Quelling Super Tuesday anxieties with the week's most essential cuts. First of all: I hope primary season isn't getting the… Read More

February 28, 2020

Check Out “Fast Learner,” the Lead Single From Shabazz Palaces’ New Album ‘The Don of Diamond Dreams’

The new album arrives on April 17. It's been nearly three years since Shabazz Palaces released their last albums. In… Read More

February 26, 2020

Flying Lotus’ ‘Flamagra’ is a Sprawling & Spiritual Level-Up [Review]

On his sixth studio album, Flying Lotus — and an all-star cast — went back to the books to raise… Read More

May 24, 2019

Stream Flying Lotus’ New Album ‘Flamagra,’ Featuring Thundercat, George Clinton, Solange & More

FlyLo is back with a new epic. After a nearly five year hiatus, Flying Lotus has released a new album.… Read More

May 24, 2019

Flying Lotus Announces First Album in Four Years, Releases New Single w/ David Lynch

Update: According to Complex, two of the songs on Flying Lotus' upcoming album, "Find Your Own Way Home" and "Thank… Read More

April 17, 2019