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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

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

I don't think you can call it the best anything, but the most important music-related moving images this week were the flood of cell-phone videos…
Tom Breihan | June 12, 2015 - 4:38 pm

More Heems stories

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

Sonnyjim – “Al Jazeera” (Feat. Heems) Video

Al Jazeera America may have shut down earlier this year, but the rest of the Al Jazeera Media Network is still going strong. And in…
Peter Helman | June 18, 2016 - 6:10 pm

Read Heems’ Editorial About His Decision To Perform In Paris Tonight

Last week, the world watched as terrorists attacked Paris, killing scores of innocent people, most of them at an Eagles Of Death Metal concert. Since…
Tom Breihan | November 17, 2015 - 12:42 pm

Heems Teases Several New Albums, HudMo & Dev Hynes Collabs

Heems had to go through a whole mess of record-label drama to release his very good 2015 album Eat Pray Thug, and he even made…
Tom Breihan | October 28, 2015 - 2:14 pm

Heems TV Show Eyes Fresh Off The Boat Producer, Mindy Project Actor

Back when we reported that erstwhile Das Racist rapper Himanshu Suri, the performer otherwise known as Heems, was in the process of writing a sitcom
Chris DeVille | October 13, 2015 - 10:15 pm

Heems – “Pop Song (Games)” Video + “Coconut Oil (London)”

Heems, formerly of Das Racist, released the very good and sorely underrated solo album Eat Pray Thug earlier in the year. And now, after making…
Tom Breihan | September 25, 2015 - 4:48 pm

Heems Says Fox Is Producing A Sitcom About Him

If the life of celebrity chef Eddie Huang can become the basis for a hit sitcom (Fresh Off The Boat! Tuesdays on ABC!), then the…
Tom Breihan | August 26, 2015 - 3:27 pm

Heems Folds Greedhead Label, Calls Out Unappreciative Roster

Himanshu Suri, aka rapper and former Das Racist member Heems, has been running his own Greedhead label since 2008. He started it to put out…
Peter Helman | July 9, 2015 - 6:52 pm

Heems – “Damn Girl” Video

Former Das Racist rapper Heems released his masterfully-titled solo album Eat Pray Thug back in March, which we named Album Of The Week for its…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | June 9, 2015 - 12:33 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Tom's out in California surrounded by floral headbands and bros with GoPros over at Coachella this weekend, so I'm helping him out with this week's…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | April 10, 2015 - 3:37 pm

Heems – “Sometimes” Video (Feat. Hannibal Buress & Eric Andre)

Last month, the former Das Racist rapper Heems released the tough, incisive, smart-as-hell solo album Eat Pray Thug. His new video for "Sometimes," the album's…
Tom Breihan | April 7, 2015 - 1:20 pm

Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: Heems Eat Pray Thug

There are people who, at the mere mention of the name "Das Racist," will make a face like they smelled a fart. These people will…
Tom Breihan | March 10, 2015 - 12:22 pm

Heems – “Step Aside”

Today, the Queens rapper and former Das Racist member Heems releases Eat Pray Thug, his scorching, provocative, and excellent new solo album. This being release…
Tom Breihan | March 10, 2015 - 11:04 am

Stream Heems Eat Pray Thug

The former Das Racist rapper Heems has recorded a couple of mixtapes since his group split up, but he hasn't made a proper, commercially-available debut…
Tom Breihan | March 2, 2015 - 9:33 am

Nick Catchdubs – “Full House” (Feat. Troy Ave & Heems)

New Jersey's Nick Catchdubs might've started out as a DJ, but he's also a music-blog OG, and game recognize game. Back in the early '00s,…
Tom Breihan | February 26, 2015 - 1:08 pm
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