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Heems – “Sri Lanka” (Feat. Your Old Droog)

74 days ago
Stereogum Himanshu Suri, better known as former Das Racist rapper Heems, has been missing for a minute, but now he’s back. A couple of weeks ago, Heems announced Lafandar, his first solo album in nine years. Heems recorded Lafandar with Indian-American pr... more info

Heems – “Accent” (Feat. Saul Williams)

88 days ago
Stereogum It’s been way too long since we’ve heard from Himanshu Suri, better known as Heems, the New York rapper who was once a member of both Das Racist and Swet Shop Boys. (I don’t know if Swet Shop Boys ever actually broke up, but Riz Ahmed, the o... more info

Kool A.D. Accused Of Sexual Assault By 4 Women

1951 days ago
StereogumFour women have accused Victor Vazquez, aka Kool A.D., of sexual assault, Pitchfork reports. The alleged incidents of non-consensual sex took place between 2006 and 2015. The rapper, formerly of Das Racist, confirmed each encounter but claimed he bel... more info

Goose, Esq. – “GREEN TEA” (Prod. aNTOJE)

2026 days ago
Obscure SoundThe brief though infectious “GREEN TEA” is a new track from Goose, Esq. — a 22-year-old rapper and producer from Denton, Texas. He melds the psych-friendly nature of conscious rape with a modern, aggressive touch that’s evident in the vocal d... more info

DVST8RS – “Chemicals”

2355 days ago
Obscure Sound“Chemicals” is an infectious, energetic piece of alternative hip-hop, embracing the playful hip-hop embrace of Das Racist while also following an electro-tinged infectiousness reminiscent of Chromeo. The track is one of four on the new EP from tr... more info

Your Old Droog – “Bangladesh” (Feat. Heems) Video

2444 days ago
StereogumPunchline-drunk Brooklyn boom-bap revivalist Your Old Droog has shared a video for "Bangladesh," his song with Heems of Das Racist and Swet Shop Boys fame. It's extremely good in an extremely low-key way! It makes me want to listen to Your Old Droog'... more info

RUFFO420 – “Pinnacle’s”

2472 days ago
Obscure Sound“Pinnacle’s” is a striking track from rising NYC-based hip-hop artist RUFFO420, whose flow is lush yet rhythmically precise over chilled-out beats and production from .phase. His delivery reminds of NYC natives Das Racist, though with a lyrical... more info

Big Baby Gandhi Returns With “1515” Video, Gandhi Luther King Jr Mixtape

2496 days ago
StereogumWay back in 2012, the Queens rapper and producer Big Baby Gandhi, then a Das Racist affiliate, released the impressive mixtape No1 2 Look Up 2 . In recent years, he's produced for artists like Heems and Antwon, but other than the riotous post-electi... more info

Swet Shop Boys – “Zombie”

2523 days ago
StereogumLater this week, Swet Shop Boys, the great trans-Atlantic rap duo of former Das Racist member Heems and screen star Riz Ahmed, will give a wide release to Sufi La, the previously vinyl-only EP that they dropped on Record Store Day. We've already post... more info

Swet Shop Boys – “Thas My Girl”

2537 days ago
StereogumLast year, Swet Shop Boys, the duo of former Das Racist rapper Heems and screen star Riz Ahmed, released Cashmere , a truly impressive debut album. On Record Store Day last month, they followed it up with a six-song vinyl-only EP called Sufi La. And... more info

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