Posts tagged "Das Racist"

Review: Heems Confronts His (And Hip-Hop’s) Dualities on the Surprisingly Mournful ‘Eat Pray Thug’

Why does it seem like only the best bands break up? Perhaps because the weight of what they made was too great for their shoulders:…
By: Dan Weiss / March 11, 2015

Q&A: Heems on His Quest for Racial Identity and How Hip-Hop Gets Lost in Translation in Asia

When you walk into the Long Island house that Himanshu Suri shares with his parents, it's easy to forget that he's also Heems, the artist…
By: Beejoli Shah / March 10, 2015

Heems Sets His Inner-Monologue Free in the Fast-Talking ‘Sometimes’

Das Racist co-founder Heems has unveiled an excellent solo track called "Sometimes," which is set appear on his upcoming debut album, Eat, Pray, Thug. Recorded i…
By: Rachel Brodsky / January 8, 2015

Heems and Riz MC Are Swetshop Boys on ‘Benny Lava’

Whaaaat? Yes, Himanshu Suri — a.k.a. Heems, best known from the sadly defunct New York rap upsetters (and former SPIN cover stars) Das Racist —…
By: Marc Hogan / March 25, 2014

No Trivia’s Rap Songs of the Week: Kanye West Probably Needs a Fact Checker

Heems "Turn Me On"Since the break-up of his joking-not-joking group Das Racist, Himanshu Suri has been on a rather fascinating contrarian-art journey. He followed u…
By: Brandon Soderberg / June 20, 2013

Fat Tony, ‘Smart Ass Black Boy’ (Young One)

Exactly what kind of Smart Ass rapper is Fat Tony? Judging from his new LP's title track, he's the kind who reps Pythagoras, Buster Keaton,…
By: Chris DeVille / June 13, 2013

Fat Tony Brings Kool A.D. to His Chat-Room ‘Hood Party’ in Rambunctious Video

Ain't no party like a Google Hangout party. In his new video for laid-back anthem "Hood Party," Houston rapper Fat Tony spans the States with…
By: Colin Stutz / June 11, 2013

Hear Das Racist’s Unreleased Raw Rap ‘Indians From All Directions’

When Das Racist unceremoniously announced their breakup in December, group hypeman Dapwell told SPIN they'd had a follow-up to Relax in the works. "We had a…
By: Chris Martins / April 16, 2013

Das Racist’s Former Members Are All Playing at a Museum

Das Racist's original members are reuniting ... in the same building, at different times, and not as "Das Racist." Heems is collaborating with New York'…
By: Chris Martins / April 5, 2013

Rap Songs of the Week: Gucci Mane Can Act, Gucci Mane Can Sing, Gucci Can Do Anything!

We're changing things up. From here on out, look for our weekly round-up of the best rap songs on Wednesday. The "Friday Five" will focus on the…
By: Brandon Soderberg / March 13, 2013
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