Tagged: Das Racist


Heems, “Killing Time” MP3

On “Killing Time,” Das Racist’s Heems flips an Echo & the Bunnymen sample to reflect his ennui. Between rapid-fire verses, he repeatedly utters I’m bored. Produced by Yorissey of BLKHRTS, the track comes from this … read more »

POSTED August 14, 2012 4:30PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (3) TAGS: , ,

Download Kool A.D.’s 51 Mixtape

Das Racist’s Himanshu Suri and his Greedhead label have been cranking out consistent releases since DR’s first full-length, Relax. DR’s Victor Vazquez bka Kool A.D. is probably the most prolific member of the crew, a … read more »

POSTED April 24, 2012 2:15PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: , , , , , , , , ,
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Kool A.D. f. MondreM.A.N., Trackademicks and Dope G, “Town Business” MP3

What’s simultaneously so cool and maddeningly frustrating about Das Racist’s Kool A.D. is how simply effortless everything he does seems. Consider his verse on Mr. Muthafuckin’ eXquire’s “The Last Huzzah,” when he compares himself to … read more »

POSTED April 20, 2012 1:00PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (2) TAGS: , , , , ,

Big Baby Gandhi f. Das Racist, “Blue Magic” MP3

Born-and-bred Queens rapper Big Baby Gandhi is one of the most promising dudes in Himanshu Suri’s Greedhead wheelhouse. His penchant for gruffness is displayed on “Blue Magic” from his upcoming tape, NO1 2 LOOK UP … read more »

POSTED March 1, 2012 12:45PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (4) TAGS: , , , , ,

Venus X, Danny Brown, Das Racist and Action Bronson Model Mishka Spring 2012

For their spring campaign video Mishka grabbed a slew of NYC-based rappers and styled them in the latest Spring 2012 collection. Over a gritty soundtrack by Children of The Night and Mr. Muthafuckin’ eXquire, Danny … read more »

POSTED February 15, 2012 6:00PM IN STYLE VIDEO Comments (5) TAGS: , , , , , ,

Dosa Hunt: A Film About Food But Also Other Things Too

The concept of seeking out great food in unlikely places is basically a television cottage industry at this point. Anthony Bourdain does it really well, Andrew Zimmern does it…less well. One time he ate a … read more »

POSTED February 14, 2012 3:30PM IN ART+CULTURE NEWS TAGS: , , ,

Download Heems’ Nehru Jackets Mixtape

Das Racist’s Heems has released a solo debut, Nehru Jackets, in conjunction with SEVA NY, a non-profit community organization in the Richmond Hills neighborhood of Queens. Along with some young members of SEVA, who rap … read more »

POSTED January 17, 2012 12:30PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (7) TAGS: , , , , , , , , ,

Q&A: El-P

El-P returns to rap’s lawless present. In 1992, rapper/producer El-P founded the dissonant and innovative group Company Flow. They used words too big to fit between the bars of their verses and spent a lot … read more »

POSTED December 28, 2011 8:00AM IN NWSPRINT Comments (5) TAGS: , , , , , , , ,

Labels to Watch

Five record labels that are making their mark. The Sounds of Sweet Nothing Location: London, UK What: Ned Hodge quit his job at Rough Trade Records in 2009 with the intention of getting out of … read more »

POSTED December 15, 2011 11:30AM IN NWSPRINT Comments (1) TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Video: Das Racist, “Brand New Dance”

The clip for Das Racist’s “Brand New Dance,” the second single off of their first full-length, Relax, is the polar response to the ecstatic, mind-melting video for “Michael Jackson.” The dudes are just hanging out … read more »

POSTED December 9, 2011 3:30PM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (1) TAGS: ,