[youtube id=”tEwk8gEhCoo”] Shabazz Palaces’ video for “Since C.A.Y.A.” stars Palaceer Lazaro in non-linear narrative directed by previous collaborator Kahlil Joseph. Lazaro explores the streets sometimes with snakes around his ankles, there are scenes of a river and he later walks through a tunnel. There seems to be a reference to
[youtube id=”_zEFHlX4QTc”] Kahlil Joseph’s Music Is My Mistress stars Tracie Ellis Ross, Jesse Williams, artist Kelsy Lu and Ish of Shabazz Palaces. The 12-minute film shows all of the cast in different times and spaces as part of a larger cultural narrative where music is all-encompassing and Ross is the
[youtube id=”VdXQmhrbuCY”] Kahlil Joseph directed this video for the Kenzo fashion line and it features “Dawn In Luxor” from Shabazz Palaces’ forthcoming Lese Majesty. Palaceer Lazaro makes an appearance in the video that uses striking cinematography of images shot in California to portray beauty in everyday life and otherworldly mysticism.
[vimeo]14561393[/vimeo] Lo-fi funk from Shabazz Palaces turned into exquisite cinema by direct Khalil Joseph. Related posts: New Music From Butterfly And Doodlebug We Said Goodbye In 2010 Get On Up (Trailer) Media Questions Of The Week