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  1. 15 great songs for January '15: Stream EW's new playlistRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

    ... stakes out her territory with raspy try-and-step-to-me defiance. The newly solo MC, formerly of rap hucksters Das Racist, spits light-speed low-self-esteem boasts ("Sometimes I hate compliments/They make me blush!") over a fidgety electro-hop ...


  2. DJ Windows 98 (aka Win Butler) DJing The Hold Steady's NYC show and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Brooklynvegan

    ... surprises and guest DJ sets from Win Butler (Arcade Fire), Chris Tomson (Vampire Weekend), Dapwell (formerly of Das Racist), and Stefan Marolachakis (Caveman) will keep the party going throughout the night. Then the next night, he has his own ...


  3. This Trippy Music Video Shows How a Child's Life Would Look If They Only Saw the InternetRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Wired

    ... Koenig, who also directed the video. Koenig, who has done production work for hip-hop groups like The Roots and Das Racist, says the video's look - amateur 3-D rendering - is meant to be seen in juxtaposition to its theme. "I wanted to tackle a ...


  4. Happy Birthday, Wikipedia! 5 Songs Honoring the SiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Houston Press

    ... sites as it enters its awkward high school years. Here are five songs that have paid homage to Wikipedia. Das Racist, "Rainbow in the Dark" Das Racist is one of those groups that when I listen to them I think, "I love these guys! Why don't I own all ...


  5. Heems Unveils New Single & 'Eat, Pray, Thug' Release DateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | Billboard

    known for his work in the rap trio Das Racist , who broke up in 2012 -- put out a new single Thursday (Jan. 8) in advance of his solo debut, Eat, Pray, Thug . Hear "Sometimes" below. The single mixes a streamlined, propulsive bass line with rhythmic ...


  6. Heems Sets His Inner-Monologue Free in the Fast-Talking 'Sometimes'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | Spin

    Das Racist co-founder Heems has unveiled an excellent solo track called "Sometimes," which is set appear on his upcoming debut album, Eat, Pray, Thug . Recorded in Bombay and Brooklyn, Eat, Pray, Thug features production from Dev Hynes, Harry Fraud , and others.


  7. Former Das Racist Rapper Heems is Back with a Fiery New Track, 'Sometimes'Read the original story

    Thursday Jan 8 | Paper Magazine

    Heems is gearing up to release his first commercial solo LP after a string of self-released mixtapes . The first single off the upcoming album, Eat, Pray Thug , is the excellent track "Sometimes," in which the former Das Racist rapper meditates on his heritage and identity.


  8. Now Hear this: Heems shifts perspectives, Ty Segall hoes downRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | ChartAttack

    Himanshu Suri a.k.a. Heems, formerly of Das Racist , a.k.a. Deepak Choppa , has his debut non-mixtape solo album coming out. And perfectly in keeping with his Wu-Tang -esque alter ego indecisiveness, the first single is about the shifting, liminal space he inhabits as a South Asian/American, a Pitchfork-friendly rapper who collaborates with Blood Orange , a voice for identity politics who also appreciates a dope beat , and a hip-hop artist in the age of Drake .


  9. Heems announces debut solo LP ft. Blood Orange & others, shares new single "Sometimes"Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | Brooklynvegan

    ... we're likely getting albums from Kanye, Kendrick, Chance and A$AP Rocky this year.) Heems has stayed active since Das Racist broke up, releasing mixtapes and other things, but this will be his first official solo album. The album features guitar ...


  10. Heems - "Sometimes"Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | Stereogum

    The former Das Racist rapper Heems has recorded a few mixtapes since his old group broke up. But he's announced the impending release of Eat, Pray, Thug , which is both his first commercially released solo album and maybe the last thing he'll ever do in music.


  11. a #BlackBrunchNYCa protesters storm city restaurants to read off names of dead blacksRead the original story

    Monday Jan 5 | Washington Times

    ... to give less-than-interested reactions, Mediaite reported. One photo posted by a Twitter user with the handle Das Racist showed a man at a table with a couple of others simply sipping coffee while the protesters ringed him, and the accompanying text ...


  12. The Serious Jokes of Victor Vazquez aka Kool A.D.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | East Bay Express

    ... stuck out his tongue. In an email Q&A published in the Village Voice in 2009 , shortly after Vazquez's old group Das Racist scored the viral hit "Combination Pizza Hut and Taco Bell," his then-bandmate listed repetition five times as his favorite ...


  13. Halflife (Riz Ahmed) - "Subtle"Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 30 | Stereogum

    At least in my opinion, the best thing about the new satirical movie Nightcrawler is the British actor Riz Ahmed's portrayal of Jake Gyllenhaal's put-upon assistant Rick, the only recognizable human being in an otherwise overwhelmingly bleak and caustic universe. It took me weeks to figure this out somehow, but Ahmed is also half of the rap duo Swet Shop Boys, along with the former Das Racist rapper Heems.


  14. *Pardon My Hindi On Indian-Americans, American Indians, And New American ArtRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | Animal

    You've likely seen his collaboration with Das Racist or his Internet hashtag and blog #WhitePeopleDoingYoga, but it was this is the image by Chiraag Bhakta , who goes by moniker *Pardon My Hindi , that recently caught ANIMAL's attention: Bhakta's work is largely concerned with identity, race, and what it means to be American - specifically for people of South Asian origin. #WhitePeopleDoingYoga is heading to Marin's Headlands Center for the Arts mid-January after a run at San Francisco's Asian Art Museum - the largest Asian art museum outside of Asia.


  15. Rami & Jake from Popgun list their favorite LPs of 2014 & favorite...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Brooklynvegan

    ... t , DJ International Tapes , DJ Weird Magic - May 9th, 2011 8) Darkside w/ Justin Miller - November 22nd, 2013 9) Das Racist w/ BBU, Lionshare, Tayisha Busay, Zebra Baby - August 20th, 2010 10) Disclosure w/ JDH, DJ LebLaze - October 24th, 2012


  16. Glasslands' final show (New Year's Eve) will feature four secret artists from the venue's pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | Brooklynvegan

    ... e to 2015, a brave new future! Who do you think the four special secret guests will be? Yeasayer? Bear in Heaven? Das Racist reunion? Neil Diamond? Pearl Jam? Two Live Crew? We shall see.


  17. Oakland FeelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | East Bay Express

    ... Asian street food from SUP, and Tamarindo's El Taco Bike pop-up. The music lineup features Kool A.D. (formerly of Das Racist), Teebs, KJ Dreayshawn (hint: It's Kreayshawn), Daghe, Trill Team Six, and a bunch more. On the art side, they'll showcase ...


  18. The Best Local Hip-Hop Album GiftsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | East Bay Express

    Kool A.D. started his career as a member of Das Racist, an off-kilter rap group whose intellectual humor made the trio a favorite among critics at the dawn of the internet rap era. After the band split in 2012, Kool A.D. returned to his native Oakland and started steadily releasing a string of solo mixtapes.


  19. A Rational Conversation: Can The Delayed Album Curse Be Lifted?Read the original story

    Nov 18, 2014 | WNYC-AM New York

    ... were ahead of the curve before everyone else figures out different models that are better for them. But what if Das Racist had fulfilled their deal with Sony in 2012 instead of breaking up? Do you really think we'd have a major label Das Racist ...


  20. Kool A.D. - "Look" / "Jose Canseco" VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | Stereogum

    Kool A.D. has just put out a double video for "Look," which shows up on on his Peaceful Solutions . The video starts with the former Das Racist member sitting on the sidewalk and watching TV - old cartoons like Thundercat and Masters Of The Universe are playing, intercut with footage of Kool rapping with images projected onto a blank wall behind him.