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Considering that New York City -- the place where most of the indie label/publicist/writer infrastructure calls home -- spent the entire week in a state of Deep Impact disaster, it's remarkable how…   Read Story »
Das Racist's Heems has already put out one mixtape this year: The scattered and ferocious Nehru Jackets, which showed deeper reserves of rage and confusion than you'd ever expect from anyone once…   Read Story »
In the brand-new video for "Girl," an infectious plastic-pop track from Das Racist's 2011 album Relax, a lovestruck mullethead attempts to win over a young lady by pulling out some of his most absurd…   Read Story »
Boots Riley is a national treasure, someone who's spend the past couple of decades splitting his time between local Oakland activism and leading the great humanist, politicized funk-rap crew the…   Read Story »
Some of you may remember the month of February, which was about eight months ago. On Valentine's Day, I released the trailer for a film I've been making called DOSA HUNT. Well, the movie is finally…   Read Story »
Suckers' "Turn On The Sunshine" is the sort of mild-euphoric/shambolic-pop nugget that the band nails at will, a standout from the Candy Salad LP released this spring. Its video is one for the memory…   Read Story »
Finally, Das Racists remade Lana Del Rey's "National Anthem." "MONEY MONEY MONEY MONEY MONEY MONEY," goes Heems. "I got so much money, it got me feeling funny! / Give it to my parents so they don't…   Read Story »
Recently, a bunch of Brooklyn-based artists came together in Bushwick to create the Eastern District Presents Mosholu compilation, a release featuring folks like Talib Kweli, Das Racist, Spank Rock,…   Read Story »
Brazilian baile funkers and Mad Decent first-generation originals Bonde Do Rolê will soon release their new album Tropicalbacanal, produced entirely by Diplo and Poolside. We've already seen the…   Read Story »
Das Racist member Kool A.D. has already released two solo mixtapes this year, and now he's got a new song that doesn't appear on either of them. O.G. Latin gangsta rapper Kid Frost produced the new…   Read Story »