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Swet Shop Boys Showed Me How To Embrace Both Sides Of My Culture

There’s a moment in every native-born minority’s development when they first learn they aren’t white. That’s not to say that prior to that discovery they…
Pranav Trewn | March 22, 2017 - 12:42 pm

Status Ain't Hood

Does Lil Yachty Suck?

When the New Jersey group P.M. Dawn came along in 1991, rap didn't know what to do with them. Here were these guys who seemed…
Tom Breihan | August 3, 2016 - 10:08 am

2015 In Review

The 40 Best Rap Albums Of 2015

Things got hot in 2015. After 2014, when most of rap's biggest names took the year off, everyone was suddenly locked into a brutal competition…
Tom Breihan | December 7, 2015 - 9:50 am

More Heems stories

Heems – “Blades”

The United States does not have a great track record with tolerance towards Muslims, and now, with a racist orange maniac sitting in the White…
Peter Helman | 9:59 am

Swet Shop Boys – “Zombie”

Later this week, Swet Shop Boys, the great trans-Atlantic rap duo of former Das Racist member Heems and screen star Riz Ahmed, will give a…
Tom Breihan | May 24, 2017 - 10:26 am

Heems – “My Ting”

Heems is fresh off the release of Swet Shop Boys' Sufi La EP, and today he's debuting a new track called "My Ting." The song…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | May 15, 2017 - 4:15 pm

Swet Shop Boys – “Thas My Girl”

Last year, Swet Shop Boys, the duo of former Das Racist rapper Heems and screen star Riz Ahmed, released Cashmere, a truly impressive debut album.
Tom Breihan | May 10, 2017 - 10:31 am

Swet Shop Boys – “Aaja” Video

Last year, Swet Shop Boys -- the duo of New York underground-rap mainstay Heems and budding movie star Riz Ahmed -- released their debut album…
Tom Breihan | March 2, 2017 - 10:18 am

Swet Shop Boys – “Zayn Malik” Video

A few years ago, Heems, the former Das Racist member, and Riz MC, better known to most as the movie and TV star Riz Ahmed,…
Tom Breihan | January 25, 2017 - 10:14 am

Don’t Hold Your Breath For Those Heems And Nicki Minaj Sitcoms

Earlier this week it was announced that Nicki Minaj's ABC Family sitcom Nicki has been postponed. Minaj told The Breakfast Club that: "A lot of…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | October 20, 2016 - 2:49 pm

Heems – “Adults With Privates”

Heems is on a real roll right now. The former Das Racist rapper is now one half of the duo Swet Shop Boys, and they…
Tom Breihan | October 20, 2016 - 9:37 am

Stream Swet Shop Boys Cashmere

Two years ago, Heems, the former Das Racist member, teamed up with Riz Ahmed, a Pakistani-British rapper and actor who records under the name Riz…
Tom Breihan | October 6, 2016 - 9:36 am

Swet Shop Boys – “T5″ Video

Next month, we'll get to hear Cashmere, the debut full-length from Swet Shop Boys, the duo of former Das Racist member Heems and the British…
Tom Breihan | September 29, 2016 - 10:40 am

Swet Shop Boys – “Shottin'”

The Swet Shop Boys duo of Heems (formerly of Das Racist) and Riz MC (actor Riz Ahmed of HBO’s The Night Of) are set to…
Collin Robinson | September 23, 2016 - 3:22 pm

Swet Shop Boys – “Tiger Hologram”

Swet Shop Boys is the rap duo of Heems, the former Das Racist member, and Riz MC -- better known as Riz Ahmed, the actor…
Tom Breihan | August 17, 2016 - 10:03 am

Swet Shop Boys – “T5″

Swet Shop Boys are the duo of Indian American rapper Heems, formerly of Das Racist, and British Pakistani actor Riz Ahmed, who's great in the…
Peter Helman | August 2, 2016 - 10:00 am
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