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What lives within the mysterious Shabazz Palaces

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Shabazz Palaces offers rays of hope, too. The chimerical glow of "Blastit" and the dreamy melodica of "Sparkles" posit the group's soulfulness as innate qualities worth defending with blood. On "A Mass," Palaceer raps, "Sometimes I hate my life, wish I ain't love it so much."

SHABAZZ PALACES

Fri/16, 10:30 p.m., $15–$20

Yoshi's SF

1330 Fillmore, SF

(415) 655-5600

www.yoshis.com

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