Shabazz Palaces shares “Chocolate Souffle” official video

Shabazz Palaces “Chocolate Souffle” is a scorching, electrofunk standout and the second official video from The Don of Diamond Dreams (Sub Pop), directed by David Shields and James Nugent.  The performative visual stars Shabazz Palaces’ Ishmael Butler amid a dizzying array of images set to match the songs rapid-fire lyrics, and was compiled by Shields, Nugent, and Butler (who acts as the video’s director of photography). 

Shabazz Palaces’ The Don of Diamond Dreams will be available April 17th, 2020. The 10-track album includes the highlights features the aforementioned “Chocolate Souffle,” “Bad Bitch Walking (ft. Stas THEE Boss),” “Thanking The Girls,” and the aforementioned “Fast Learner,” with additional contributions from singer/keyboardist Darrius Willrich, percussionist Carlos Niño, Knife Knights collaborator OCnotes, saxophonist Carlos Overall, and bassist Evan Flory-Barnes.