Boomkat Product Review:
Emerging from the rubble, few expected Palaceer Lazaro (aka Ishmael “Butterfly” Butler formerly of Digable Planets) to gain such notoriety with Shabazz Palaces.
"Shabazz Palaces constantly pushes the limits of funk, hip-hop, jazz, and world music, straying away from typical song structures in favor of more creative endeavors. In 2010, Seattle publication, ‘The Stranger,’ honored the group with the first ever Music Genius Award. “Shabazz Palaces don’t have to tear up the block; they energize the scene without breaking a sweat,” states Larry Mizell, Jr. of ‘The Stranger.’ This revolutionary debut is now available for the first time ever on limited edition clear vinyl"