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“I’m Looking for That New, Mind-Bending, Bewildering Fly Shit:” An Interview with Ishmael Butler

Shabazz Palaces have danced on quasars, touched gangster stars, transmitted radio waves of Uptown Saturday Night and Superfly to black holes for a decade now. But every space mission is a round trip. The Don of Diamond Dreams is the return home. Ishmael Butler has conquered the final frontier and now he just wants to bump The Plugs I Met in the drop top Benz. Ad Astra soundtracked by Zapp and Lost Poets…

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