Shabazz Palaces – “Effeminence” ft. Fly Guy Dai of Chimurenga Renaissance

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 19: Tendai 'Baba' Maraire and Ishmael Butler of Shabazz Palaces perform during the 2012 Lacoste L!ve Concert Series at the Williamsburg Waterfront on August 19, 2012 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images)

The latest release from Shabazz Palaces‘ upcoming two full-lengths LPs–to be released on Sub Pop on July 14–is here. “Effeminence” features Fly Guy Dai of activist duo Chimurenga Renaissance, and comes from the second of the Brooklyn group’s two new albums, Quazarz vs. The Jealous Machines. The group has already released “30 Clip Extension” and “Julian’s Dream (ode to a bad)” (ft. the Shogun Shot) from the album, and “Shine a Light” (ft. Thaddillac), the Thundercat collaboration “Since C.A.Y.A.,” and “When Cats Claw” from Quazarz: Born on a Gangster Star, the companion LP to The Jealous Machines. Listen to “Effeminence,” a piece of phased-out, slumped funk, below.


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