Watch Shabazz Palaces' new "Dawn In Luxor" video.
"Dawn In Luxor" is the latest visual offering from Seattle experiment hip-hop duoÂ Shabazz Palaces (Ishmael Butler x Tendai Maraire), written and directed by Kahlil Joseph.Â It's an official collaboration with French luxury brandÂ Kenzo, and doubles asÂ as a look book for the company's Spring/Summer 2014 collection.Â
The video focusses on an anonymous young man draped in Kenzo apparel, and starsÂ Grace Mahary,Â Palaceer Lazaro,Â Tykee Dawkins andÂ Chris Lewis, with cinematography by Jason McCormick and art direction by Partel Oliva. It was produced by Onye Anyanwu and Alejandro De Leonis ofÂ Pulse Films and What Matters Most.Â
"Dawn In Luxor"Â will be included on Shabazz Palaces' upcomingÂ MajestyÂ album, which is now available for pre-orderÂ viaÂ SubPop. Stay tuned, and keep up with these inimitable artists via Facebook in the meantime.