Shabazz Palaces

In the intro to “Borough Check” Digable Planet’s Ishmael “Butterfly/Ish” Butler and Mary Ann “Ladybug/Mecca” Vieira intone inner city spaces critical to psychic cultural survival of African Americans: “Block party, corner store, downtown, the projects, borough shots, my clique is so tight.” Nearing 10 years later, these mantras have lost a bit of their alchemy due to bulldozers, bills, and renovated brownstones. In spite of that, Ish’s latest clique, Shabazz Palaces, will Black Up in the borough’s centrifuge for the Museum of Contemporary African Diasporic Arts-sponsored Soul of Brooklyn Festival, featuring “concerts, film screenings, plays, festivals, workshops, art activations and more.” Bless. With abstract random and a THEESatisfaction DJ set.
Sat., Aug. 17, 2 p.m., 2013

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Cumbe: Center for African and Diaspora Dance

558 Fulton St.
New York, NY 11217

718-935-9700

www.cumbedance.com


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