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  1. Inside Heems' TV Dreams, With Eat Pray ThugRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | New York Magazine

    ... out," he says in slight disbelief. "It's cool for me to see that, you know?" Back in 2008, Suri's old group Das Racist found freak success with " Combination Pizza Hut and Taco Bell ," a kind of an anti-comedy novelty song that they recorded by ...

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  2. Le1f Plays Auckland January 16Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2016 | Scoop

    ... Grrl Movement and artists like M.I.A. and Missy Elliott . Le1f started off producing beats for the influential Das Racist hip-hop group, where his talents quickly caught the attention of US label Greedhead Music and led to the release of his debut ...

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  3. Kool A.D. Release 100 Track Mixtape Featuring Killer Mike, Talib Kweli + MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2015 | 957jamz.com

    ... just released his mixtape O.K . which has 100 tracks. "The musical project O.K. is an accompaniment to the former Das Racist member's upcoming novel of the same name." The mixtape includes features like Killer Mike, Talib Kweli, Angel Haze and more.

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  4. Kool A.D. Releases 100-Track 'O.K.' Mixtape Featuring...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2015 | AllHipHop.com

    California rapper/author Kool A.D. took on the ambitious feat of releasing a new mixtape with 100 tracks. The musical project O.K. is an accompaniment to the former Das Racist member's upcoming novel of the same name.

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  5. Kool A.D. Samples "Classic Man," Downton Abbey On 100-Track O.K. MixtapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2015 | Stereogum

    On Thanksgiving, while we were enjoying a gluttonous feast, rapper/producer/former Das Racist member Kool A.D. presented us with a gluttonous feast of a different kind: a whopping 100-track free mixtape. It's entitled O.K. , and he described it to The Fader as a "spiritual soundtrack" to his upcoming debut novel of the same name, which he hopes to put out this spring via indie publishing company Secret House.

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  6. Rapper Le1f Finds Struggle And Moral Diversity In American MusicRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2015 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    ... ballet, and while attending Wesleyan University in Connecticut, he began producing hip hop with the group Das Racist. His most recent album called " Riot Boi " has been called "forward thinking" with wordplay and writing that explores what it means ...

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  7. Le1f to Play One-Off Auckland Show in JanuaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2015 | Scoop

    ... Grrl Movement and artists like M.I.A. and Missy Elliott . Le1f started off producing beats for the influential Das Racist hip-hop group, where his talents quickly caught the attention of US label Greedhead Music and led to the release of his debut ...

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  8. Q&A: Heems Talks About His Label Split and Three - Yes, Three - Upcoming AlbumsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 | Spin

    Himanshu Suri, better known to the rap world as Heems, finally put out his official solo debut, Eat Pray Thug , this past March after a pair of wonderful mixtapes in 2012 - the slightly psychedelic Wild Water Kingdom and the densely funny Nehru Jackets . In his viciously funny ex-group, Das Racist, he was mostly known for clever, half-straight-faced, half-satirical rhymes that name-checked Dwight Schrute and Mark Ruffalo, but Thug is one of 2015's most sobering meditations on race in America this side of To Pimp a Butterfly , which was released to deafening acclaim around the same time.

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  9. Rapper Heems pens op-ed about decision to perform in Paris tonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2015 | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

    Himanshu Suri, the former member of rap group Das Racist who performs as Heems, has published an op-ed in Vice about his decision not to cancel his concert in Paris tonight as a reaction to the terrorist attacks that occurred in the city Friday. "I believe in the power of music," Suri wrote.

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  10. Read Heems' Editorial About His Decision To Perform In Paris TonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2015 | Stereogum

    ... to play their scheduled show ; Titus Andronicus opted to cancel . And in a new editorial for Vice , the former Das Racist rapper Heems writes about why he's decided to play his scheduled Paris show tonight. Earlier this year, Heems released Eat Pray ...

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  11. Heems TV Show Eyes Fresh Off The Boat Producer, Mindy Project ActorRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2015 | Stereogum

    Back when we reported that erstwhile Das Racist rapper Himanshu Suri, the performer otherwise known as Heems, was in the process of writing a sitcom pilot based on his life for Fox, Tom compared it in passing to Fresh Off The Boat , the hit show inspired by the life of celebrity chef Eddie Huang. Now it turns out the Heems series might employ one of the producers from Huang's show.

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  12. Songs We Love: Brownout, 'La Raza'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2015 | National Public Radio

    ... Chicano experience; Nina Dioz, an explosive female MC from Monterrey, Mexico; and Afro-Cuban MC Kool AD (from Das Racist ) and his DJ, the Chicago-born Amaze 88. It is short blast of brilliance, like visiting an old friend whom you haven't seen for ...

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  13. A Heems-Inspired Show Starring Utkarsh Ambudkar May Be Coming To FOXRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2015 | Paper Magazine

    Fox has just given a script commitment to a new comedy series dubbed Eat Pray Thug, which is based on former Das Racist member Himanshu Suri's life and stars Utkarsh Ambudkar. Based on Heem's own life as a rapper who's chosen to live with his parents in Queens, it comes from Fresh Off The Boat co-executive producer Sanjay Shah and should be an intimate look at the South Asian-American experience, which has been ignored by network TV for too long.

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  14. Utkarsh Ambudkar To Star In Fox Comedy 'Eat Pray Thug' Inspired By Rapper HeemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2015 | Deadline

    ... Boat co-executive producer Sanjay Shah , with Based on the real life of rapper Heems (formerly of hip-hop group Das Racist) and his relationship with his parents who live with him in Queens, Eat Pray Thug centers on a successful rapper (Ambudkar) ...

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  15. Review: Childbirth Gleefully Skewer Men's Wrongs on 'Women's Rights'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2015 | Spin

    ... double that of 2014's It's a Girl ) pick up the mantle of Funniest Band That Matters from the sadly departed Das Racist. With love to the clueless-straights anthem "How Do Girls Even Do It?" ("Do you use your fingers?"), It's a Girl had one absolute ...

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  16. Heems - "Pop Song (Games)" Video + "Coconut Oil (London)"Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2015 | Stereogum

    Heems, formerly of Das Racist, released the very good and sorely underrated solo album Eat Pray Thug earlier in the year. And now, after making videos for " Sometimes " and " Damn Girl ," he's got a new one for the smeary club track "Pop Song ."

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  17. Rapper slams 'Islamophobia' in clock arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2015 | Click Orlando

    ... nclude substance abuse and mental health, and is known for being a member of the former alternative hip-hop group Das Racist. "When you're a person of color, life is inherently political ... whether you think of it in those terms or not," he said.

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  18. Le1f Gets Surreal and Bubbly on Trippy 'Koi' VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2015 | RollingStone

    ... PC Music's SOPHIE. Le1f has been bubbling since 2008, starting out as a producer for avant-garde hip-hop group Das Racist before moving on to solo work upon his release of his 2012 mixtape Dark York . (The Liquid and Hey EPs would soon follow.) The ...

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  19. Your Weekend AgendaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2015 | New York Magazine

    ... kickoff show on Friday; the free Late Night Basement show on Friday, featuring Seaton Smith and Heems (Das Racist); and First Comes Love , a show where comedians act out adult-film scenes onstage. The special guest is Ron Jeremy. This should be ...

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  20. Heems Says Fox Is Producing A Sitcom About HimRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2015 | Stereogum

    If the life of celebrity chef Eddie Huang can become the basis for a hit sitcom , then the life of Heems should get a shot at becoming the same. Heems, the former Das Racist rapper, is an extremely funny motherfucker when he wants to be.

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