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Video: Shabazz Palaces "Bronny On A Breakaway (Live)"

You've probably heard of these Seattle rap-experimentalists by now. Shabazz Palaces is compromised of Palaceer Lanzaro (aka former Digable Planets's Ishmael "Butterfly" Butler) and multi-instrumentalist Tendai Maraire, who employs ancient instruments from his homeland Zimbabwe.


Shabazz' mid-year LP release, Black Up, garnered large amounts of critic and blog praise. If you're not familiar, we suggest you checking and grabbing "Swerve... the reeping of all that is worthwhile (Noir not withstanding)" below (dudes' have a knack for titles). Above, watch Shabazz on The Guardian's "How We Wrote It" series, where they play and explain the dream-story behind "Bronny On A Breakaway."

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The ‘Coming 2 America’ Original Motion Picture Soundtrack & ‘The Rhythm Of Zamunda’ Are Out Now

Featuring Tiwa Savage, Tekno, Larry Gaaga, Alpha P, Davido and many more.

It has been more than 30 years since the premiere of the beloved classic comedy Coming to America. Its highly anticipated sequel promises to be greater than its predecessor. The film will be accompanied with two albums—Coming 2 America original motion picture soundtrack and Rhythms of Zamunda, whose tracklist is inspired by the movie. Both albums, which are currently available on all major streaming platforms, feature African music royalty Tiwa Savage, Tekno, Larry Gaaga and Alpha P, who joined a select group of artists from around the continent to produce these tracklists.

Still blazing charts after the success of his debut album Old Romance, Tekno has a growing list of impressive collaborations with artists like Davido, Drake, Beyonce, to name a few. The singer does not have not one, but two of his hit songs featured; "Waka Waka" is featured on the official soundtrack and "Skeletun" on Rhythms of Zamunda.

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Thebe Magugu's AW21 Collection 'Alchemy' Is An Exploration of African Spirituality

Magugu collaborated with Kristin-Lee Moolman to create a '70s-style B movie called Banyoloyi A Bosigo