by Dave Segal Digable Planets: blowin' out the mind dust yet again. Light in the Attic Records Via Consequence of Sound Grammy-winning jazz-centric hiphop group Digable Planets—featuring Shabazz Palaces' Ishmael "Butterfly" Butler, Mary...Show More Summary
Digable Planets are bringing their cool all around the U.S. with their 13-city reunion tour this summer. Continue reading…
Nineties hip-hop outfit Digable Planets have announced a nine-date reunion tour for this summer Brooklyn Vegan reports. The trek kicks off July 18th at the Woodward Theater in Cincinnati, Ohio, following a handful of festival dates. Digable Planets will primarily stick to cities in the southeast and Mid-Atlantic region, though they're...
Digable Planets will return to Earth for a reunion tour (and yes, that is a pun on both "digable" and "planets"). The band teased a reunion tour at their New Year's Eve shows in Seattle, and today, they have announced a summer tour for July and August with 13 dates ... More »
Seminal alternative hip-hop group adds new dates to their summer itinerary.
Last December, Digable Planets, the influential hip-hop trip of Ishmael "Butterfly" Butler, Mary Ann "Ladybug Mecca" Vieira, and Craig "Doodlebug" Irving, played a reunion show at the Neptune Theatre in Seattle. Now, the group have announced a full reunion tour, BrooklynVegan reports. Show More Summary
Digable Planets said their New Year's Eve show in Seattle would be the first of a few reunion shows, which then led to announced festival appearances at Sasquatch and Pitchfork. They've now announced a full-on summer tour for July and August... Continue reading…
photo: Pitchfork 2015 (more by James Richards IV) The Pitchfork Music Festival returns to Chicago's Union Park from July 15 - 17, and now the lineup has been announced. It features Brian Wilson playing Pet Sounds, Broken Social Scene, Beach...
Legendary Brooklyn hip-hop trio gives another rebirth of slick.
Nineties era hip hop group Digable Planets are reforming for their first show in four years, playing Seattle's Neptune Theatre on December 30, as noted by Consequence of Sound and confirmed by fellow member Ladybug. Shabazz Palaces, which features...
Digable Planets, the influential hip-hop trip of Ishmael "Butterfly" Butler, Mary Ann "Ladybug Mecca" Vieira, and Craig "Doodlebug" Irving, have announced a reunion performance on December 30 at the Neptune Theatre in Seattle, as Consequence...Show More Summary
Alternative hip-hop group will share the bill with affiliate act Shabazz Palaces.
Snoop Dogg, Ice Cube, Digable Planets and Method Man get the Marvel hip-hop treatment in variant covers for "Old Man Logan" and more.
Sounds like: Digable Planets, thEEsatisfaction, Georgia Anne Muldrow Song: The Hue - Slick (Ft. Ladybug Mecca) What's so good? My mans FWMJ keeps that good hate on lock, as well as a very dope platform for music you would otherwise be unaware of. Show More Summary
Anna Minard, our city hall reporter, claims to "know nothing about music." For this column, we're forcing her to listen to all the records that music nerds consider important. Somehow the most important first thing about Digable Planets is that name. Show More Summary
Shabazz Palaces won’t ever make a single. The conceptual whole is sacred to MC and producer Ishmael Butler, who spit funky rhymes with trio Digable Planets back in the ’90s. Shabazz Palaces’ 2011’s Black Up peered inward, waxing poetic...Show More Summary
Avant-rap group Shabazz Palaces are set to release their anticipated sophomore album, Lese Majesty, next week (7/29) via Sub Pop, but they've made the whole thing available to stream a week early. Head over to NPR to listen in...
Dilated Peoples, not pupils. Also, not Digable Planets.
Three years after releasing their art-rap opus Black Up, Seattle duo Shabazz Palaces are no closer to announcing a follow-up album. But the two members of Shabazz Palaces — rapper Palaceer Lazaro, better known as Digable Planets member Ishmael “Butterfly” Butler, and multi-instrumentalist Baba Maraire — have joined up with Hussein Kalonji to form a [...]
I’m happy to present a brand new 15-track solo LP from Kool A.D., formerly of Das Racist. The project includes guest appearances from Sir DZL (Del The Funkee Homosapien), Santos Vieira aka Lady Bug Mecca of Digable Planets and others. Here’s a video for #14, “Swole”, produced by my man Plinio. Continue below to stream [...]