Swet Shop Boys

Swet Shop Boys – “Thas My Girl”

After a few one-off videos following last year's album Cashmere, Swet Shop Boys—former Das Racist rapper Heems and actor Riz Ahmed—have dropped a new single titled "Thas My…
Rob Arcand / May 10, 2017

Riz Ahmed Tells Parliament That British TV’s Lack of Diversity Might Inspire People to Join ISIS

Yesterday, actor and rapper Riz Ahmed (Rogue One, The Night Of, Swet Shop Boys, etc.) gave the yearly lecture on diversity to the UK Parliament, which…
Winston Cook-Wilson / March 3, 2017

Video: Swet Shop Boys – “Aaja”

Swet Shop Boys' Heems and Riz MC have a history of showcasing their first and second-generation immigrant upbringing against the background of New…
Emma May / March 2, 2017

Video: Swet Shop Boys – “Zayn Malik”

Last August, former Das Racist frontman Heems linked up with actor Riz Ahmed to form Swet Shop Boys. Today, the duo return with the video…
Rob Arcand / January 25, 2017

‘The Night Of’ Star Riz Ahmed Leads a Double Life as Riz MC

Riz Ahmed might be having the busiest year of his life. Not only does the U.K.-born actor and musician have the lead role on HBO's critically celebrated…
Rachel Brodsky / August 17, 2016

Swet Shop Boys (Heems and Riz Ahmed) Are at It Again With ‘Tiger Hologram’

As HBO's The Night Of rolls toward its climax, lead actor Riz Ahmed (known on the mic as Riz MC) is gearing up to release a new…
Brian Josephs / August 17, 2016