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

    14 hrs ago | 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 ...


  2. Your Weekend AgendaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | 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 ...


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

    Wednesday Aug 26 | 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.


  4. 10 Reasons Why You Need To Experience Afropunk Fest: Present By The Odd SideRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | AllHipHop.com

    ... moments here. Afropunk is the type of place where many have seen hip hop performances ranging from Jean Grae to Das Racist. It is also the type of place where you see moments like this happen: Along with a diverse lineup of artists comes a diverse ...


  5. If I Were URead the original story

    Apr 7, 2015 | San Diego CityBEAT

    FYF Fest is taking place later this month in L.A., and a lot of its bands will be hitting San Diego. Cold Cave is the first, and their dark synth-pop sound is best heard in a more intimate, dark space Chris Isaak made an appearance in Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me, but I've always thought of his music more like the unofficial soundtrack to David Lynch productions Heems used to be an emcee in the ultra-clever but short-lived group Das Racist, but his solo material shows even more versatility Mavis Staples is a treasure.


  6. Friday, Aug. 28: Late Night Basement: Special BKCF EditionRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 20 | The Brooklyn Paper

    Brooklyn Comedy Fest's edition of Late Night Basement, hosted by Chris Rose, features stand-up by and interviews with Heems of Das Racist, "Be Here Nowish" creators, Seaton Smith , and more! You agree that you, and not BrooklynPaper.com or its affiliates, are fully responsible for the content that you post. You agree not to post any abusive, obscene, vulgar, slanderous, hateful, threatening or sexually-oriented material or any material that may violate applicable law; doing so may lead to the removal of your post and to your being permanently banned from posting to the site.


  7. Heems w/Spank Rock Tonight at Exit/InRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | Nashville Scene

    For five days in March, Himanshu "Heems" Suri had the best rap record of the year locked down. On Eat Pray Thug , the former Das Racist member abandoned the wanton goofiness of songs like "Combination Pizza Hut and Taco Bell" in favor of a masterful collection of tracks that earnestly tackle what it's like to be South Asian in post-9/11 America, and the struggle of defining your identity when everyone else is defining it for you.


  8. Today's EventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | The Austin Chronicle

    ... from most of 2015. It put the rapper in an ideal space to storytell from a unique perspective, away from his Das Racist beginnings. Also an actor and art curator, Suri continues to advocate for South Asian communities. You're cordially invited to ...


  9. Saturday music picks: Jamie XX, Bop EnglishRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Austin American Statesman

    ... whose "Constant Bop" also has been a critical fave this year. mohawkaustin.com. Also: Rapper Heems (formerly Das Racist) brings sounds from his hard-hitting new release "Eat Pray Thug" to Red 7. a Broadway superstar and singer of your 5-year-old's ...


  10. Heems: Wednesday, July 22Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | Willamette Week

    ... honestly about those experiences, Suri for a long time preferred to joke, crafting tracks with his rap trio, Das Racist , that poked fun at the arbitrary inequalities of American life. "I made a playful song about drones and racism against brown ...


  11. Watch Painting's Stylized Video for 'You Were Right All Along'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | WSJ Media and Advertising

    ... in Bishop, Billy Higgins and Tootie Heath and worked with artists as varied as jazz pianist Geri Allen and former Das Racist rapper Kool A.D.


  12. Heems gets serious and discusses going solo, day jobs, and pizzaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | Phoenix New Times

    Most probably know Himanshu Suri, a.k.a. Heems , from his work with the irreverent joke-rap group Das Racist . The group was known for its dizzying lyrics and snide social critiques, while rising to prominence with songs about Taco Bell.


  13. DanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | Boulder Weekly

    He may have only been one half of alternative rap duo Das Racist, but Heems is a 100 percent bona fide rapper of his own regard.


  14. The Eleven Best Festivals and Concerts in Colorado This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2015 | Denver Westword

    ... sure to check out the remaining events related to the Biennial of the Americas , as well. And don't miss former Das Racist mastermind Heems at Larimer Lounge. The rest of our picks follow. Keep your thumb on the local music scene each week with ...


  15. Heems Plays Fox Theatre TonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... and native New Yorker, Himanshu "Heems" Suri launched his solo career while a member of alternative hip hop group Das Racist. In 2012 under rap name Heems, he released two solo mixtapes, Nehru Jackets and Wild Water Kingdom. After Das Racist split ...


  16. Despot Is Really Hard On HimselfRead the original story

    Jul 14, 2015 | Animal

    ... official solo release since 2009 , and comes after a revelatory string of guest verses on tracks by folks like Das Racist , Vampire Weekend , and Run the Jewels . In the years since his last single, he's become something like an underground ...


  17. Despot - "House Of Bricks"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2015 | Stereogum

    New York underground rap monster Despot has been doing serious damage on other people's songs in recent years. He's shown up on tracks with people like El-P and Das Racist and Blood Orange, and he's just wrecked shit.


  18. Heems Folds Greedhead Label, Calls Out Unappreciative RosterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 | Stereogum

    Himanshuri Suri, aka rapper and former Das Racist member Heems, has been running his own Greedhead label since 2008. He started it to put out Das Racist material, and after Das Racist broke up in 2012, Greedhead released solo mixtapes from both Heems and Kool A.D., along with records by friends like Le1f, Mayhem Lauren, Big Baby Gandhi, Lakutis, and comedian Joe Mande.


  19. Toro Y Moi - "2Late"Read the original story

    Jun 25, 2015 | Stereogum

    ... last week, he shared the absurdist video for new loosie " Room For 1Zone ." And now he's teamed up with former Das Racist rapper Kool A.D. and former Das Racist affiliate SAFE for another new one called "2Late." (Bundick and Kool A.D. have worked ...


  20. NXNE Day Two RecapRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | Torontoist

    ... featured songs from his most recent album (Eat, Pray, Thug) as well as his first two mixtapes and a smattering of Das Racist material. It also featured a lot if Heems "playing" a guitar that wasn't plugged in and him singing along with all of ...