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  1. *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.


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

    Wednesday Dec 17 | 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


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

    Monday Dec 15 | 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.


  4. 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 ...


  5. 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.


  6. 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 ...


  7. 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.


  8. This Stop and Frisk Tee is Perfect for Those Nostalgic for Tone-Deaf Bloomberg DaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | Animal

    Das Racist , the beloved Brooklyn hip-hop group, may be no more, but former member Dapwell is keeping busy and still hilarious. For just one of his many projects, he's printing stop-and-frisk shirts featuring our former mayor and his infamous statement that the NYPD "disproportionately stop whites too much and minorities too little."


  9. Native New Yorker Hari Kondabalu: Not a Political ComicRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | The Village Voice

    ... residing in Brooklyn, comedian Hari Kondabalu has appeared on Letterman, Conan, and NPR. With brother Ashok (Das Racist rapper Dapwell) he created The Untitled Kondabalu Brothers Podcast and fills in for Night Train host Wyatt Cenac when the latter ...


  10. Rapper Kool A.D. Has Real Strong Opinions on Sky Mall and Barf BagsRead the original story

    Sep 16, 2014 | Paper Magazine

    Kool A.D. -- formerly one-half of Das Racist -- has always had a lyrical penchant for semi-serious jokes. Although the rapper has since struck out on his own, a line from Das Racist's Sit Down, Man still holds true: "We're not joking, just joking, we are joking, just joking, we're not joking."


  11. LouFest 2014: The year of the big shrugRead the original story

    Sep 11, 2014 | Student Life

    ... which included one of indie rock's most eclectic acts (TV on the Radio), dance-punk (!!!), irreverent hip-hop (Das Racist), anthemic bar rock (The Hold Steady) and alt-country (Cat Power). Though the weekend featured only eighteen acts, it boasted ...


  12. DJ Sabzi's Sunny SideRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | Seattle Weekly

    ... to work with rappers with a mind toward drawing out narratives and spitting socially conscious messages (like Das Racist, a group he was involved with while living in New York). Now based in L.A. ("I realized that I needed to live somewhere sunny ...


  13. Mixtape Of The Week: Swet Shop Boys Swet Shop EPRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2014 | Stereogum

    ... to shake it; it has more going on than most full-length tapes. Swet Shop Boys is the duo of Heems, the former Das Racist rapper, and Riz MC, the British Pakistani actor Riz Ahmed. There's something admirably cosmopolitan about the mere idea of a ...


  14. 8 Albums You Can Stream Right Now: Cold Specks, Zammuto and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2014 | ChartAttack

    ... it's all about electronic rock and familiar pop melodies. Who? Irreverence and progressive beats helped define Das Racist . Now Himanshu , that group's gruffer Punjabi half, gets Pakistani-English rapper Riz MC on a new EP to offer trunk-rattling ...


  15. Kool A.D. - "The Front" (Feat. Toro Y Moi & Amaze 88) VideoRead the original story

    Aug 16, 2014 | Stereogum

    Kool A.D. has released a lot of albums and mixtapes since he left Das Racist. A.D.'s latest solo effort was Word O.K. , which was arguably his strongest collection of tracks to date.


  16. Smart Bomb goes off in OaklandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2014 | Bay Guardian

    ... both the local and national scene, including heavy-hitters such as the Broun Felinis , rapper Kool A.D. (from Das Racist), and Dibia$e. "We wanted to invite other performers and artists as well - MCs and a few live bands that are on our same ...


  17. Santa Fe Indian Market Announces a Concert on the Hill with A Tribe Called RedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2014 | PRWeb

    ... best producer, best album and best cover art. ATCR have also collaborated and produced one of the last known Das Racist song called Indians From All Directions as well as the song A Tribe Called Red on Angel Haze's album Dirty Gold. This event is ...


  18. What's going on Monday?Read the original story

    Jul 20, 2014 | Brooklynvegan

    ... @ Littlefield Wyatt Cenac is sitting this one out but his weekly Night Train comedy show still goes on with ex-Das Racist member Dapwell and Josh Gondelman guest hosting. Joining them will be Kevin Avery, Gina Brillon, Erin Judge, Josh Rabinowitz, ...


  19. Kool A.D.'s Bizarre Pop-Culture CarnivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2014 | Mother Jones

    ... Thom Yorke might tell you to fuck off (if he deigns to respond). Not so the guy who broke through as one-third of Das Racist, the rap group behind "Combination Pizza Hut and Taco Bell," which was memorialized by The New York Times in 2009 as "an ...


  20. Mr. Muthafuckin' eXquire's Music Biz MisadventuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2014 | RollingStone

    ... fall, a remix version of "Huzzah" that included guest verses by underground rap favorites El-P , Danny Brown , Das Racist and Despot, was made into a memorable black-and-white video that became an online sensation. (It has racked up 1.3 million ...