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  1. Watch Kool A.D. and Friends Rhyme 'Tight' Over a Toro y Moi BeatRead the original story

    Monday Apr 21 | Spin

    ... names , ranging from Talib Kweli and Boots Riley to Dame Grease and Issue. But the San Francisco rapper of Das Racist fame revisited the New York scene for "Tight," a sinister-sounding, Toro-y-Moi-produced track from the pay-what-you-want Bandcamp ...


  2. Kool A.D. - "Tight" (Feat. Lakutis & Mr. Muthafuckin' eXquire) VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 21 | Stereogum

    Last month, the former Das Racist rapper Kool A.D. gave us his Word O.K. mixtape, possibly the strongest of the many full-lengths he's dropped since Das Racist broke up.


  3. Cheap Laughs:The Best Indie Comedy This Week, 4/16 - 4/22Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 16 | The Village Voice

    ... in different fields. Hari is a comedian, and Ashok is an MC, DJ and former member of defunct rap legends Das Racist. They run this variety show together, and tonight's bill is a hot one. Rap dynamo Jean Grae stops by, along with comedians George ...


  4. This Japanese Vitaminwater Ad Set in New York City Is So, So BizarreRead the original story

    Friday Apr 11 | Technology Marketing

    ... drink, and it's one of the weirder (but not gross!) things I've seen. They had to have Heems from Das Racist rapping as Turntable Head dashes around to some of New York's latest trendy spots. It's all part of the New York remix, which is New York ...


  5. Watch Heems' Japanese Commercial For Vitamin WaterRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 10 | Stereogum

    In our recent interview with Himanshu Suri, the rapper and former Das Racist member mentioned that he'd been bouncing around different parts of Asia, going to Tokyo at one point.


  6. Amazon Now Streams More Video Than Hulu [the Brief]Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 10 | Albany Times Union

    ... sales and business development for Drawbridge and head of sales of Yahoo! Mobile. The rapper Heems (formerly of Das Racist) made a bizarre and also incredible Japanese ad for Vitamin Water trumpeting New York's remix culture of merging artifacts ...


  7. Amazon Now Streams More Video Than Hulu [the Brief]Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 10 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... sales and business development for Drawbridge and head of sales of Yahoo! Mobile. The rapper Heems (formerly of Das Racist) made a bizarre and also incredible Japanese ad for Vitamin Water trumpeting New York's remix culture of merging artifacts ...


  8. Lakutis - "Jesus PieceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 9 | Stereogum

    ... Speaks has come along to remix the track. It's a fitting pairing since Lakutis has always been connected with Das Racist, whom Dash has produced . Here he loosens the track up a bit, giving it a jazzier groove and some well-placed horn samples. ...


  9. Hatched On Campus At Wesleyan: Grand CousinRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 7 | CTNow.com

    ... Middletown campus, which has gained a reputation in recent years as an indie-rock incubator of sorts ( MGMT and Das Racist are two high-profile groups to come out of Wesleyan). "I knew when I came here that music was going to be a big part of my ...


  10. 5 Things to Do in Philly This Week: Asher Roth, Hari Kondabolu, Nerd Night Out and MoreRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 1 | Phillymag.com

    ... into the millennial model: He's worked on Totally Biased w. Kamau Bell , has a brother in smart-stupid rap phenom Das Racist, and uses his B.A. in Comparative Politics and Masters in Human Rights to punctuate his smarter-than-average brand of ...


  11. Speakerblogggs: A fresh project from Das Racist's Heems, new...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 27 | ChartAttack

    ... his No Plans EP, working off a sample from this fantastic Bollywood musical number . Swetshop Boys are Heems (ex- Das Racist ) and Riz MC (a.k.a. Riz Ahmed, who's also acted in the excellent Four Lions ), and their rapping develops the track into a ...


  12. Heems and Riz MC Are Swetshop Boys on Ryan Hemsworth-Helmed 'Benny Lava'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 25 | Spin

    Whaaaat? Yes, Himanshu Suri - a.k.a. Heems, best known from the sadly defunct New York rap upsetters Das Racist - has returned, and our introduction to his new duo Swetshop Boys arrives like a veritable rainbow in the dark .


  13. 6 Twitter Accounts That Will Find You Free MusicRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 25 | Mashable

    ... of free tracks and streams from up-and-comers and familiar names. New Mixtape from Kool A.D. (aka. Victor from Das Racist) Free on Bandcamp with Featurs from Toro y Moi & Talib Kweli: http://t.co/FTDCpzY7MN The Free Music Archive's business is to ...


  14. Matt on Music: Kool A.D./Homeboy SandmanRead the original story

    Mar 19, 2014 | The Eastern Echo

    These two albums share a common theme: good rappers who have been disappointing me lately. Kool A.D.'s work with Das Racist showed that he was talented but, so far, his solo work has been underwhelming. Homeboy Sandman is a brilliant writer at his ...


  15. Expand Your Horizons With This Weekend's PlaylistRead the original story

    Mar 21, 2014 | Wired

    Lots of great new stuff again this week for music lovers: The Black Lips drop an album! There's a new mixtape from onetime Das Racist member Kool A.D.! Damon Albarn blurs the lines between rock and electronic music! A weirdly non-brosteppy track from Skrillex! Jay Electronica leaves his British fortress of solitude to drop a suitably bizarre ... (more)


  16. Riz Ahmed and Heems team up to form Swet Shop Boys, release new video for song "Benny Lava"Read the original story

    Mar 22, 2014 | OhNoTheyDidnt

    Queens native Heems (formerly of Das Racist) and London-based rapper Riz MC have combined their efforts to form Swet Shop Boys, a project that bridges the gap between India and Pakistan. That alone is pretty monumental, but now we get to hear what ...


  17. Speakerblogggs: Listen to new mixtapes from Kool A.D., Kevin Gates, and moreRead the original story

    Mar 20, 2014 | ChartAttack

    Two emerging stars release new collections, an ex-Das Racist member keeps the style flourishing, and more hip hop you should hear right now.


  18. Stream Kool A.D. Word O.K.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2014 | Stereogum

    The former Das Racist member Kool A.D. has released a shit-ton of solo material since his crew broke up a couple of years ago, but his new album Word O.K. , released onto the internet on what seems like a whim last night, may be the easiest-yet entry point to his solo music .


  19. Tribe transcends cultural divisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2014 | The First Perspective-Aboriginal

    ... Deejay NDN said. Last year, A Tribe Called Red released a collaborative track with the now-defunct hip-hop trio Das Racist called "Indians From All Directions" that hinted at a compelling new direction for the group. "We're gonna be showcasing a lot ...


  20. Le1f's Latest Is a Panty Dropper, No Matter Your GenderRead the original story

    Mar 10, 2014 | OhNoTheyDidnt

    ... and projection and hired dancers." At Wesleyan University, where he majored in dance, Le1f, 24, wrote beats for Das Racist, including the track "Combination Pizza Hut and Taco Bell," which made them internet famous. But Le1f was destined to make his ...