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Win 4 Insound Exclusive Band T-Shirts (Cloud Nothings, Black Lips, Das Racist, Kurt Vile)

Last year, we gave a batch of t-shirts away from Insound's Delicious Design League project, and this year, we're doing the same with a new…
Corban Goble | April 11, 2012 - 9:49 am

Monthly Mix

Stereogum Monthly Mix: March 2012

This was an incredible month for free hip hop MP3s, and it was an incredible month for songs by Lemonade because "Neptune" is one of…
Amrit Singh | March 29, 2012 - 12:32 pm

Lakutis – “Pool Party” Video

The wiseass rapper and Das Racist associate Lakutis has a verse on the massive 20-minute posse cut "Hyberbolic Chamber Music," in which he tries out…
Tom Breihan | March 15, 2012 - 1:55 pm

Big Baby Gandhi – “Blue Magic” (Feat. Das Racist)

Big Baby Gandhi is a promising Queens rapper/producer rolled up into Das Racist's Himanshu Suri's Greedhead camp, and last year he put out a solid,…
Corban Goble | March 1, 2012 - 2:53 pm

Danny Brown, eXquire, Action Bronson, Das Racist Model Mishka

The members of New York's suddenly-awesome underground rap scene aren't exactly the most conventionally attractive group of dudes on the face of the earth, but…
Tom Breihan | February 15, 2012 - 2:52 pm

Watch The Trailer For Amrit Singh’s DOSA HUNT, Starring Members Of Vampire Weekend, Neon Indian, Das Racist, Yeasayer, Vijay Iyer

Since last summer, our Amrit Singh has been making an independent short film called Dosa Hunt, starring Das Racist's Himanshu Suri and Ashok Kondabolu, Vampire…
Corban Goble | February 14, 2012 - 12:45 pm

Chairlift & Das Racist’s Kool A.D. Cover BeyoncĂ©

Thanks to reader memoryboy for sending us this link to Triple J radio, wherein Chairlift and DR rap star Victor Vazquez aka Kool A.D. cover…
Amrit Singh | February 10, 2012 - 10:46 am

Himanshu – “Mr. India”

Himanshu, FKA Heems, spends a considerable amount of time delving into the identity politics and cultural penumbras of his Indian-American heritage, and no song title…
Amrit Singh | January 27, 2012 - 11:07 am

Kool A.D. – “Ooh” Video (Feat. Main Attrakionz)

Kool A.D., the most heavily-bearded member of Das Racist, released his all-over-the-place mixtape The Palm Wine Drinkard on New Years Day. For some reason, it…
Tom Breihan | January 23, 2012 - 11:50 am

Download Himanshu Nehru Jackets Mixtape

All three members of Das Racist are planning to release solo mixtapes in 2012, and a couple of weeks into the year, two of them…
Tom Breihan | January 17, 2012 - 10:13 am

Listomania

Top 10 Bands With Members Who Don’t Play Anything

In today's Listomania, we unveil our favorite 10 bands who have a member that doesn't play or do anything, and that's no intended sleight to…
Stereogum | January 12, 2012 - 3:44 pm

Download Kool A.D. The Palm Wine Drinkard Mixtape

All three members of Das Racist plan to release solo mixtapes in 2012 -- and yes, that includes hypeman Dapwell. One of those D.R. boys,…
Tom Breihan | January 3, 2012 - 9:33 am

The 10 Best Late Night TV Performances Of 2011

Our annual list of late night television's best performances has quickly become an annual exercise in big-upping Jimmy Fallon's music talent booker. Way to go,…
Amrit Singh | December 22, 2011 - 10:37 am

Heems – “Alien Gonzalez”

Das Racist member Heems has posted a new track called "Alien Gonzalez" on his Tumblr, and it reimagines Clinton-era political chess piece Elian Gonzalez as…
Tom Breihan | December 20, 2011 - 10:51 am

Das Racist – “Brand New Dance” Video

Compared to the rest of their visual canon, Das Racist's clip for "Brand New Dance" is relatively sober and unusually devoid of meta-commentary. A spare…
Corban Goble | December 9, 2011 - 12:55 pm

Download New Mixtapes From Lakutis, ModreM.A.N., And Young L

Das Racist associate Lakutis, a rapper just as clever and snark-addled as Heems and Victor, has just released his very own solo mixtape, a short…
Tom Breihan | December 1, 2011 - 3:09 pm

Watch Das Racist Make Their TV Debut On Conan

Last night, New York rap group Das Racist appeared on late-night TV for the first time ever, doing "Michael Jackson" on Conan, and their performance…
Tom Breihan | November 29, 2011 - 9:05 am

Remixtape

Remixtape Vol. 6

It's the return of Remixtape, the feature where I listen to a tremendous amount of shitty blog-bait "X Remixes Y" tracks and weed out those…
Amrit Singh | September 30, 2011 - 4:00 pm

Under The Influence

Under The Influence: Das Racist Relax

Thanks to a couple of excellent hype-generating mixtapes, Das Racist's debut Relax instantly became one of the most greatly anticipated releases of 2011. And, awesomely…
Corban Goble | September 30, 2011 - 3:15 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

We actually got a ridiculous number of strong, visually striking music videos this week: everything on this week's list is pretty much must-see. And it…
Tom Breihan | September 23, 2011 - 4:32 pm

Mr. Muthafuckin’ eXquire – “The Last Huzzah (Remix)” (Feat. Despot, Das Racist, Danny Brown & El-P) Video

Slurry up-and-coming Brooklyn MC Mr. Muthafuckin' eXquire ended Lost In Translation, his free online album (and our inaugural Mixtape Of The Week last week), with…
Tom Breihan | September 21, 2011 - 12:36 pm

Heems – “Computers”

Though Relax just came out, here's a quick joint from Das Racist's Heems, and the subject matter is computers, an obvious fascination for the group…
Corban Goble | September 19, 2011 - 10:22 am

Premature Evaluation

Premature Evaluation: Das Racist Relax

To anyone on the Internet with even the slightest music nerd inclination, abstract Brooklyn rap group Das Racist has long been a giant, glowing orb…
Corban Goble | September 9, 2011 - 3:13 pm

Das Racist – “Michael Jackson” Video

Local video clique Weird Days directs this lurid clip for Das Racist's "Michael Jackson" that's almost as reference-heavy as your average Das Racist song. The…
Corban Goble | September 9, 2011 - 9:27 am

Das Racist – “Michael Jackson”

After giving away their two great, name-making mixtapes for free, Das Racist try an even more novel approach for this forthcoming, proper debut LP Relax:…
Amrit Singh | August 2, 2011 - 8:14 am

Stereogum Presents… STROKED: A Tribute To Is This It

The Strokes' debut album Is This It was first released on 7/30/01. To help us celebrate this 10th Anniversary, we asked some of our favorite…
Stereogum | July 26, 2011 - 9:30 am

TV On The Radio Cover Fugazi, Remixed By Das Racist

Fugazi's "Waiting Room" is one of my favorite songs, a punk anthem that found me at the right time and led me down a particular…
Brandon Stosuy | July 20, 2011 - 9:30 am

Pitchfork Festival 2011: Friday Recap

The beautiful thing about a festival like Pitchfork is the genre-spanning curating: The principal principle is a commitment to independent-minded music, and from that viewpoint…
Amrit Singh | July 16, 2011 - 1:52 pm

Das Racist Relax Details

On September 13th, Himanshu K. Suri aka Heems's Greedhead Music label will release Relax, the debut full-length from Brooklyn-based rapscallions Das Racist. This builds on…
Amrit Singh | July 8, 2011 - 2:33 pm