Ishmael Butler

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2013

    The ten best concerts to see in Denver this week

    SHABAZZ PALACES @ LARIMER LOUNGE | MON, 5/6/13 In the first half of the '90s, Ishmael Butler went by the moniker "Butterfly" as part of the rap trio Digable Planets. After the outfit's 1995 split, the group performed one-off shows here and there, but since 2009, Butler has released music with Tendai ... More >>

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    May 3, 2013

    Ten best hip-hop shows in Denver this month

    FLOBOTS @ AGGIE THEATRE | FRI, 5/3/13 Half a decade after releasing the platinum single "Handlebars," which made rounds on radios across the country, the Flobots have grown significantly, both as a musical group and as a philanthropic force within the Denver community. Since parting ways with Univer ... More >>

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    January 21, 2013

    dead prez at The Oriental Theatre, 1/18/13

    DEAD PREZ @ THE ORIENTAL THEATER |1/18/13 There was a salient theme throughout the night, across the sets of most of the acts, and that was a message of being healthy, both physically and mentally. "Healthy is the new gangsta," said of dead prez near the middle part of the show, just befor ... More >>

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    July 20, 2012

    Ishmael Butler of Shabazz Palaces on staying current, Quincy Jones and Miles Davis

    See Also: Shabazz Palaces at UMS, Saturday, July 21 Shabazz Palaces is the brain child of Ishmael Butler and Tendair Maraire. The two met in Seattle when Butler moved back from New York after his stint in the critically acclaimed, jazz inflected hip-hop group Digable Planets. While the Planets have ... More >>

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    July 19, 2012

    Shabazz Palaces

    Saturday July 21, Goodwill (21 S. Broadway),

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    January 16, 2003

    Master Blaster

    Hip-hop loyalist and rock-and-roll revivalist Cody ChesnuTT has guitar, headphones -- and will travel to the center of your brain.

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    January 28, 1999

    Long Live the King

    DJ King Britt is making Boulder part of his royal domain.