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  1. Funny Thing About BrooklynRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | The New York Observer

    ... and writer, is most likely to be found performing in New York or on tour with his brother Ashok (formerly of Das Racist) at their semi-improvised show, "Untitled Kondabolu Brothers." (The fact that the show doesn't seem to abide by a consistent ...

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  2. 3 Low-Budget Flicks You Should See in Philly Before Theya re GoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Phillymag.com

    ... Gleeson, Alicia Vikander, and Oscar Isaac (who, in this film, looks literally exactly like Kool A.D. from Das Racist), Ex Machina follows in the vein of Snowpiercer, The One I Love , and Under the Skin : mid-budget sci-fi films that have the ...

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  3. Hot Docs Review: Hot Sugar's Cold World shows the Irl genius of a bedroom producerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | ChartAttack

    ... City , put out an EP on well-known U.K. label Ninja Tune , and produced songs for artists including The Roots , Das Racist , Antwon , and more. While it helps having some prior knowledge of Koenig's discography (start with his excellent 2015 album ...

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  4. Top 10 shows around Philly this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Philadelphia Weekly

    ... author, artist and emcee: That mighty-fine combo looks - and sounds - good on the mixtape darling formerly of Das Racist. kungfunecktie.com May 5 at Boot & Saddle. Take a psychedelic trip with these two outfits: the multi-named Japanese space ...

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  5. Status Ain't Hood: The Fun-As-Hell Stress-Rap Of DVSRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Stereogum

    ... on it for long enough that one of the tracks here, "It's Always Money In Krilladelphia," features both members of Das Racist. It's the first real DVS album. Last year's crazy-entertaining Mutant League was more of an odds-and-ends collection that ...

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  6. Stream DVS DVTVRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Stereogum

    ... a boast track that spends half its time eviscerating the crimes of our country? Who else could cram the defunct Das Racist trio, It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia , and the best line from Swingers into an after-hours strip club beat? Nobody else ...

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  7. The Eight Best Concerts in New York This Week, 4/27/15Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | The Village Voice

    ... Greenwich House Sound It Out Series. -- Jim Macnie Thursday, 4/30 Kool A.D. Santos Party House 7 p.m., $15 - $20 Das Racist may have broken up in 2012, but rappers Himanshu Suri(Heems) and Victor Vazquez ( Kool A.D. ) are still putting out their ...

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  8. Former Das Racist Member Heems Calls Out White Rapper Lil Dicky For Being Racially InsensitiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | AllHipHop.com

    Philadelphia rapper Lil Dicky has built an online following from his comedic approach to making music. Dicky sometimes touches on racial issues like on his songs "White Crime" and "White Dude," but some of the Jewish jokester's quotes about race and Hip Hop culture have drawn criticism from former Das Racist member Himanshu "Heems" Suri.

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  9. DVS - "Very Special Episode"Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Stereogum

    DVS is a New York rapper with a punk rock past and connections within the Das Racist axis. He's ridiculously funny and charming, and he's got this great hoarse, attacking style.

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  10. Made In Heights - "Forgiveness"Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | Stereogum

    LA duo Made In Heights is the joint project of alt-hip hop producer/ Das Racist collaborator Sabzi and singer Kelsey Bulkin. Their songs cover a spectrum of subdued electronic pop, with Sabzi's varied production approaches acting as the backdrop for Bulkin's sensual, crystal-clear vocals.

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  11. Heems Sells Skin Whitening Cream to Eric Andre In 'Sometimes'Read the original story

    Apr 7, 2015 | Paper Magazine

    On the heels of the release of his new album, Eat Pray Thug , rapper and former Das Racist member Heems just released a new music video for "Sometimes" starring Eric Andre, Hannibal Burress and former DR groupmate Dapwell. In the clip, which he also directed, Heems peddles a skin whitening cream in an infomercial.

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  12. Heems - "Sometimes" VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | Stereogum

    Last month, the former Das Racist rapper Heems released the tough, incisive, smart-as-hell solo album Eat Pray Thug . His new video for " Sometimes ," the album's absolute slapper of a first single, is a smart piece of comedy, a riff on the notoriously godawful Mike Myers movie The Love Guru that at least corrects that movie's use of brownface.

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  13. Heems opens up wide on 'Eat Pray Thug'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

    ... but the most likely one is "Combination Pizza Hut and Taco Bell." Released in late 2008 by Suri's former group Das Racist (alongside partner Victor "Kool A.D." Vazquez), "Combination" was one of the first songs not by an outsider artist (ie. Tay ...

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  14. Radio Is Soulless. Can These Radicals Make It Great Again?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | Wired

    ... British esoterica from the past and present. Ashok "Dapwell" Kondabolu, a member of underground rap phenomenon Das Racist, hosted a show called Chillin' Island. Superproducer Mark Ronson DJ'd a weekly show; Amy Winehouse popped in one afternoon as a ...

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  15. Debut LP from Heems moves past Das RacistRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | Cavalier Daily

    ... in its communication and themes. "Eat Pray Thug" faces unfavorable odds. Formerly of the now-defunct rap group Das Racist, Himanshu "Heems" Suri must prove himself as an artist worth more than the humor in his past hit, "Combination Pizza Hut and ...

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  16. SXSW Live Shot: Action Bronson's Scoot Inn BBQThe rap on Texas-style brisket poutineRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | The Austin Chronicle

    ... follow-up to 2001 classic The Cold Vein . Doing little to promote new solo venture Eat Pray Thug , Heems of Das Racist was either doing an elaborate piece of performance art or was too fucked up to string together coherent thoughts. At one point, he ...

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  17. SXSW 2015 Day One: Best Laid Plans Go Awry [Action Bronson, The Cribs, PUJOL and More]Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | Nashville Scene

    ... Scoot Inn , as Action Bronson rapped his ass off for a crowd of hip-hop fans who'd also seen Heems (formerly of Das Racist), Grandmaster Flash , Curren$y , Cannibal Ox and a host of other legendary rap figures earlier in the day. I did manage to ...

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  18. Debut LP from Heems moves past Das Racist pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | Cavalier Daily

    ... in its communication and themes. "Eat Pray Thug" faces unfavorable odds. Formerly of the now-defunct rap group Das Racist, Himanshu "Heems" Suri must prove himself as an artist worth more than the humor in his past hit, "Combination Pizza Hut and ...

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  19. Heems captures life in NYC as a South Asian American in 'Eat Pray Thug'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2015 | Examiner.com

    If you take two Indian Americans and one Latin American and have them rap jocularly about anything and everything over avant garde hip hop beats, is there any chance they could be mainstream American stars? To be serious, the gentlemen of Das Racist probably never had the goal of becoming megastars, only making music that sounds different. Their only LP as a group, Relax , a near classic, resembles almost all there is about independent, experimental hip hop from its nerdy yet eloquent rap ponderings to the creative juices injected into the artful beats.

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  20. 'We Knew Things Were Different For Us': Heems On Rap, Race And IdentityRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | WNYC-AM New York

    Five years ago, when the words " Combination Pizza Hut and Taco Bell " were taking root in the pop culture consciousness, the last thing you might have expected from the people responsible was staying power. As it turned out, Das Racist was holding another card; with hip-hop as a medium and humor as a catalyst, the Brooklyn duo vaulted past its viral hit and into one of the more unusual and provocative careers in recent music history.

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