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

    Wednesday Sep 30 | 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.


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

    Monday Sep 28 | 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) ...


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

    Monday Sep 28 | 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 ...


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

    Friday Sep 25 | 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 ."


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

    Friday Sep 18 | 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.


  6. 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 ...


  7. 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 ...


  8. 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.


  9. 10 Reasons Why You Need To Experience Afropunk Fest: Present By The Odd SideRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2015 | 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 ...


  10. 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.


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

    Aug 20, 2015 | 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.


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

    Aug 6, 2015 | 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.


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

    Jul 31, 2015 | 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 ...


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

    Jul 31, 2015 | 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 ...


  15. 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 ...


  16. 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.


  17. 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.


  18. 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.


  19. 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 ...


  20. 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 ...