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

    Yesterday | 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 ...

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

    Friday | 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 ...

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

    Wednesday Jul 22 | 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 ...

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

    Tuesday Jul 21 | 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.

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

    Tuesday Jul 21 | 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.

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  6. DanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | 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.

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

    Friday Jul 17 | 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 ...

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

    Wednesday Jul 15 | 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 ...

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  9. Despot Is Really Hard On HimselfRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 14 | 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 ...

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

    Monday Jul 13 | 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.

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

    Thursday Jul 9 | 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.

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  12. 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 ...

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  13. 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 ...

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  14. Heems Models His Unique Fashion Lewk In New 'Damn Girl' VideoRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2015 | Paper Magazine

    Kicking off his summer tour, happening now through July and August, Himanshu Suri AKA Heems, formerly of Das Racist, has released a new music video for his song "Damn Girl" In it, you can see the rapper show off his unique style, modeling various outfits that include a special cowl neck shirt he helped design and a Pashtun hat while he dances around the Aicon Gallery in New York City where he curated the Eat Pray Thug art show this past winter.

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  15. Heems Dances in an Art Gallery in New 'Damn Girl' VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2015 | Spin

    New York rapper Heems shared the second music video from his critically acclaimed recent solo album Eat Pray Thug , this time for the sorrowful anti-breakup song "Damn Bitch." The short sees the former Das Racist member alone in an art gallery, where he hosted a real show.

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  16. Tonight's Concert Picks: STS at Underground Arts, Belle and Sebastian ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2015 | WXPN-FM Philadelphia

    Philly rapper STS opens the stacked lineup tonight at Underground Arts, joining Heems of Das Racist and Afrobeat electronic group The Very Best. This is STS' first Philly show since the release of his latest, STS x RJD2, and the collaborative album joins his witty and oft-introspective rhymes with RJD2's funky, party-ready backings and the occasional surprise guest hook from, oh, I don't know, Amos Lee.

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  17. Das Racist - 'Who's That Brooooown?'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2015 | Jalopnik

    Traffic sucks, so why not start your morning off with some music? You provide the toast and we'll provide the jams.

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  18. Heems to Play Fox Theatre, 7/16Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 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 ...

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  19. Talking to Heems About His New Album and His 'Taliban Goth' AestheticRead the original story

    Jun 1, 2015 | Paper Magazine

    From his early days as a member of the highbrow/lowbrow rap trio Das Racist to his solo work as Heems, Himanshu Suri has been a study in duality. His debut solo album, Eat Pray Thug , is his most open-hearted expression of that back-and-forth yet: a young man with his Puma Disc sneakers planted in Queens but his head somewhere in Mumbai, where much of the album was recorded.

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  20. Fenway Recording Presents HeemsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | Patch.com

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

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