A stark contrast to his Sa-Ra partner TI$A's video, this cut is off Shafiq'a Shafiq En' A-Free-Ka LP, which is available now.
Now this is dope, albeit maybe a little too forward-thinking for those who can't wrap their heads around objects, organic and non-organic, outside of the box. It's a great thing when incorporating customs and culture into music from one's original country; it shows knowledge of self, which everyone needs a little more of. The song
PREVIOUS: Shafiq Husayn (Sa-Ra) – Lil Girl (Video)
Directed by Greg The Dude and featuring cameos from Erykah Badu, Jay Electronica, Talib Kweli, Wood Harris (The Wire) and more, here are the visuals from the recently released album Shafiq En' A-Free-Ka, which is in stores now. PREVIOUS: Shafiq Husayn (Sa-Ra) – Cheeba (Nottz Remix) f. Bilal
Next week, the official music video for "Lil Girl" from Shafiq Husayn's recently releeased Shafiq En' A-Free-Ka (out now via Plug Research) will drop, featuring cameos from Erykah Badu, Jay Electronica, Talib Kweli, Wood Harris, Stephen "Thundercat" Bruner, and others.
Here is the 4th installment of the Shafiq Husayn EPK series, this time, sitting down with Om'Mas Keith (one third of SA-RA), talking about how him and Shafiq met at Ice T's house in Los Angeles, and how he helped Shafiq Husayn with various aspects of the album making process. Om'Mas Keith is also featured
The homie shamz shot over this remix track from Sa-Ra Creative Partners' Nuclear Evolution: The Age of Love. But we all know why you're gonna download this, and it won't be because of Taz' leopard tights. DOWNLOAD: Sa-Ra - Love Czars II f. Jay Electronica & Ta'Raach
Here is the 3rd installment of the Shafiq Husayn EPK series, this time around, Shafiq gives you a personal tour of his home studio, highlighting some of the various equipment used to make the recently released album, "Shafiq En' A-Free-Ka." This installment also sits down with singer Jimetta Rose as she talks about her experience
Kanye's goonie goo-goos perform at a Free Your Funk event. But for real, only psychos like Taz/Tisa/whatever he's calling himself nowadays can pull that "One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest couture" look. PREVIOUS: Shafiq Husayn EPK pt. 1 (Video)
In celebration of Shafiq's Shafiq En' A-Free-Ka LP being released, Nottz adds his touch to the Bilal-assisted cut. Giving a whole new perspective to the song, while maintaining the integrity and direction of the original. DOWNLOAD: Shafiq Husayn (Sa-Ra) – Cheeba (Nottz Remix) f. Bilal PREVIOUS: Shafiq Husayn (Sa-Ra) – Nirvana
A few days ago Gilles Peterson (BBC Radio 1) premiered a snippet of the upcoming collaboration from Sa-Ra & Jay Elect. 2 minutes long w/ a full verse from Jay Elect). And if you'd like to hear the entire interview between Gilles and Om'Mas Keith check out Sa-Ra's MySpace. Shouts to Nick on the heads
GODlee Barnes and Pharoahe speak on Sa-Ra member Shafiq Husayn's upcoming album, which drops October 6th on Plug Research. PREVIOUS: Shafiq Husayn (Sa-Ra) - Nirvana
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UME1zhNoObk] Om'Mas Keith & Shafiq Husayn of The SA-RA Creative Partners speak exclusively to VAMPD Magazine about the first meeting, the definition of SA-RA, Michael Jackson and more.