Posts Tagged ‘das racist’

The Bards of Bard: Das Racist’s ‘Shut Up, Dude’ Turns Five

Hip-hop looks nothing like it did in 2010. The story of that evolution would be incomplete without the burned-too-bright whirlwind career of Das Racist. For a trio who used comedy and the ugly truth to address... Read more »

Globetrotting Back Home: Heems and the Creation of “Eat.Pray.Thug.”

To describe Heems’ debut solo album as “anticipated” is insufficient. This is the man who turned rap on its head as a founding member of Das Racist, only to disband once the band’s notoriety started to... Read more »

Video Premiere: Open Mike Eagle ft. Kool A.D. – “Informations”

If you didn’t catch Open Mike Eagle’s Dark Comedy earlier this year, then you really missed out. Not only did it contain a wickedly hilarious verse from comedian Hannibal Buress, which may or may not be in the... Read more »

Dapwell Shares His Thoughts on Das Racist’s Break-Up

For those of us still feeling a little sore about Das Racist’s anticlimactic break-up, any information regarding the split still stings a little. Dapwell, the group’s hype man and self-proclaimed roadie, has shared some more information... Read more »

Download Kool A.D.’s New Album “Word O.K.” Featuring Talib Kweli and Toro y Moi

Kool A.D. will stay quiet for a bit and then swoop in out of nowhere (like a majestic pigeon) and release a whole album. That’s exactly what the ex-Das Racist man has done with Word O.K., an 11-track album... Read more »

Heems: 10 Songs I’m Listening To Right Now

Himanshu Suri is easily one of the most interesting people in hip-hop. Better known as Heems, the Queens native makes up one-third of the artists formerly known as Das Racist. Apart from the whole rapper thing,... Read more »

Heems, Dapwell, Prince Rama and LE1F to Perform at the Whitney Museum This Sunday

For Das Racist fans who were devastated by the news of their break up last year, this weekend offers a chance to see Himanshu Suri (Heems) and Ashok Kondabolu (Dapwell) perform music, wax eloquent at a... Read more »

Download Two New Kool A.D. Mixtapes

Ex-Das Racist man Kool A.D. dropped two mixtapes yesterday, and 63 and 19 are the second and third parts of a planned series of four tapes named in honour of bus lines in the Bay Area where he... Read more »

Stream Sufjan Stevens’ “Chopped and Scrooged,” A Christmas Rap Mixtape

It’s hard to be surprised Sufjan Stevens has more Christmas-themed music for the people after releasing a five-volume tribute to the holiday (his second five-volume tribute, at that). Never one to bore us by playing it safe, Stevens... Read more »

Das Racist Breaks Up

Last night, Das Racist was scheduled to perform a show at the On3 Festival in Munich. Only one half of the duo showed up, and in the middle of his performance, Heems reportedly said, “You guys... Read more »