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November 1st, 2012
Heems from the Brooklyn Based group Das Racist has a new track called “Soup Boys (Pretty Drones). The track is off of his mixtape Wild Water Kingdom. Heems’ track showcases his gravely voice rhyming over some heavy bass. The video features slightly distorted images of Heems and his boys flashing by rapidly.
October 30th, 2012
In the new Das Racist video, a mulletted protagonist tries to win the heart of a hunny he fancies. He’s a lover, a fighter and the greatest dancer. Starring in “Girl” is nice and all, but someone get this guy his own variety show. Blood Diamonds, who we last heard doing “Phone Sex” with Grimes, [...]
July 11th, 2012
Brooklyn gets a double team on “The Actual,” featuring Das Racist and Talib Kweli. Lifted from Eastern District’s new mixtape, Mosholu, the track features production by Amaze 88, who handled most of Kool A.D.’s 51 mixtape. Pick up the mixtape, which also features Spank Rock, Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr., The Kick Drums, MGK, among others, [...]
June 7th, 2012
Das Racist member Kool A.D. released a video for his single “Gwyneth Paltrow” today. The song is one of many covers of Kendrick Lamar’s “The Recipe.” This video does not feature the famous singer but rather two Swiss experimental mask theater performers known as Mummenschanz. It’s creepy and mesmerizing at the same time. Watch them [...]
January 17th, 2012
The Das Racist camp just won’t quit. All three members are set to release solo mixtapes this year. After Kool A.D. released The Palm Wine Drunkard two weeks ago, now Heems has dropped his, titled Nehru Jackets. Produced by DR regular Mike Finito, the tape features guest appearances by Kool A.D., Danny Brown and Mr. [...]
December 20th, 2011
Himanshu Suri, AKA Heems of Das Racist, consistently posts things to his tumblr and occasionally even shares a few songs. A few months ago he dropped “I Want It Bad,” which sampled Twin Sister’s “Bad Street.” Today he gave us the new song, “Alien Gonzalez” and paired it with a photo of Elian Gonzalez, the [...]
December 9th, 2011
Brooklyn hip-hop crew, Das Racist have a new music video out for “Brand New Dance.” It captures Heems, Kool A.D., and Dapwell being their wacky selves, as well as some live performance footage. Good thing they didn’t try to top their outrageous video for “Michael Jackson,” or things would have gotten a little too crazy. [...]
October 19th, 2011
For the week of October 19, The Wedge featured videos from Florence and the Machine, Twin Sister, Wild Flag, Wavves, Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy, One Hundred Dollars, M83, Das Racist, and Stone Roses. Florence and the Machine Shake It Out Universal Director: Dawn Shadforth Twin Sister Kimmi in a Rice Field Domino/Outside Directors: Dan Devine and [...]
October 18th, 2011
Ryan Heyner, Josh Kolenik, Juan Pieczanski, and Jeff Curtin make up the New York-based synth-infused, chillwave band, Small Black. On November 11, they will be releasing their first mixtape, entitled Moon Killer, which is their newest piece of music since their 2010 debut LP, New Chain. Last week, they shared their first single, “Two Rivers” [...]
September 13th, 2011
Girls – Father, Son and Holy Ghost (True Panther) The San Francisco-based band returns with its second full-length, full of modern takes on classic rock. Ladytron – Gravity The Seducer (Nettwerk) The new wave four-member group from Liverpool’s first album in three years is a more subdued take on their dark electronic sound. Das Racist [...]