Shabazz Palaces
Shabazz Palaces Patrick O'Brien-Smith

Tacocat Michael Lavine

Adventurous hiphop ensemble Shabazz Palaces and pop-punk sparkplugs Tacocat have little in common except a hometown, record labels (Sub Pop and its Hardly Art subsidiary, respectively), and a love of herb. Nevertheless, last October, The Goodship—a local cannabis edibles company—linked up the two acts and transported them to a small fishing village on Southwest Washington's coast where they posted up in the Tokeland Hotel to record with producer and Stranger Genius Erik Blood. The noble aim was to capture how marijuana influences creativity. You can gather what transpired in the video—directed by J. Austin Wilson—after the jump. Judging from these tantalizing snippets, something special's going to surface from this unlikely collaboration.

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