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Sasha Frere-Jones listens to Shabazz Palaces.

August 22nd, 2011

Episode 219 of 447 episodes

This week in the magazine, Sasha Frere-Jones writes about Shabazz Palaces, a hip-hop group led by the rapper Ishmael Butler. Here Frere-Jones talks with Blake Eskin about Butler's early work with Digable Planets and about jazz in early-nineties hip-hop.

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