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

    Thursday Sep 18 | 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 ...

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

    Tuesday Sep 16 | 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."

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

    Thursday Sep 11 | 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 ...

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

    Tuesday Sep 9 | 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 ...

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

    Wednesday Sep 3 | 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 ...

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  6. 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 ...

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  7. 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.

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  8. 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 ...

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  9. 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 ...

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  10. 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, ...

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  11. 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 ...

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  12. 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 ...

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  13. Kool A.D. - "Word O.K." VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2014 | Stereogum

    Earlier this year, Kool A.D., formerly of Das Racist, released Word O.K. , the latest and arguably the strongest mixtape of his solo career.

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  14. Kool A.D. - "Word" VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2014 | Stereogum

    Before today, the former Das Racist rapper Kool A.D. had released three videos from his strong Word O.K. mixtape - for " Open Letter ," " Tight ," and " I'm On A Plane ," and all of them were pretty good.

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  15. The Brown Supremacy: Heems and Riz MC on Swet Shop Boys EP, artistic and ethnic identitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2014 | OhNoTheyDidnt

    ... an extended trailer to a spy thriller. Already the year's most exciting rap duo, Swetshop Boys unites Heems (ex- Das Racist rapper Himanshu Suri), with Riz MC (Rizwan Ahmed, rapper and actor of The Reluctant Fundamentalist). On "Benny Lava," the duo ...

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  16. How Late Night Gave The Roots Artistic FreedomRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2014 | Forbes.com

    ... possible-if not a probable-outcome for the characters who populate the sonic world of this record. Not long ago, Das Racist achieved a similar kind of non-linear hilarity, though they accomplished it in a more ironical way, from the outside in, with ...

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  17. With Comeback 'Gz II Godz,' G-Side's Trippy Trap Thrives on the Other Side of HypeRead the original story

    May 22, 2014 | Spin

    ... underground resurgence of the past five years and you'll see that shit is bleak for an independent type in 2014. Das Racist have broken up. Big K.R.I.T. and other regular guy types like Curren$y signed deals that got them nowhere near the radio and ...

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

    May 11, 2014 | Brooklynvegan

    Heems, Zulu P., Girls In Uniform @ Baby's All Right There's never a lack of chances to catch former Das Racist member Heems in NYC, and especially since there aren't many show options tonight, this could be a good chance.

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  19. Kool A.D. - "I'm On A Plane" VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2014 | Stereogum

    Back in March, the former Das Racist rapper Kool A.D. released Word O.K. , perhaps the strongest of the many solo mixtapes he's released since the demise of his old group.

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  20. Open Mike Eagle Is a Superhero on 'Very Much Money (Ice King Dream)'Read the original story

    May 1, 2014 | Spin

    ... , a 13-track set that's just as aptly named. That'll include guest appearances from comic Hannibal Buress and ex-Das Racist dude Kool A.D. , but our latest taste is unadulterated Eagle. "Very Much Money (Ice King Dream)" finds our host in sing-rap ...

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