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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