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The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

All the songs chosen for 5 Best Songs this week are, intentionally or not, crushingly self-reflective and introspective. They concern relationships and how we actually…
Stereogum | February 20, 2015 - 5:30 pm

Heems – “Home” (Feat. Dev Hynes)

The release of Heems' Eat Pray Thug is rapidly approaching, but up until now we've only heard one song from the project, "Sometimes." A second…
Chris DeVille | February 19, 2015 - 11:48 am

Heems – “Sometimes”

The former Das Racist rapper Heems has recorded a few mixtapes since his old group broke up. (The latest was a 2014 EP with Swet…
Tom Breihan | January 8, 2015 - 10:54 am

Watch Young Thug, Killer Mike, Danny Brown, Pusha T, & Dozens More On 42-Minute Posse Cut “The Rap Monument”

Up until today, the Game's 13-minute, 25-rapper "One Blood" remix has been the final word in absurd, overlong rap posse cuts. But now Noisey &…
Tom Breihan | December 18, 2014 - 2:16 pm

Mixtape Of The Week: Swet Shop Boys Swet Shop EP

Last week in this space, I wrote that I hadn't chosen the Swet Shop EP, the debut from the transatlantic rap duo Swet Shop Boys,…
Tom Breihan | September 3, 2014 - 2:50 pm

Stream Swet Shop Boys Swet Shop EP

When I spoke with Heems over the winter, he mentioned an upcoming EP with British actor Riz Ahmed (AKA Riz MC) under the name Sweatshop…
Chris DeVille | August 26, 2014 - 12:52 pm

Watch Heems’ Japanese Commercial For Vitamin Water

In our recent interview with Himanshu Suri, the rapper and former Das Racist member mentioned that he'd been bouncing around different parts of Asia, going…
Miles Bowe | April 10, 2014 - 3:00 pm

Interview

Q&A: Heems On His Self-Imposed Exile In India, Greedhead’s Comedy Aspirations, And His Upcoming Solo Album

The music world hasn't heard much from Himanshu Suri since late 2012, when the release of Wild Water Kingdom, his second solo mixtape of the…
Chris DeVille | March 3, 2014 - 11:22 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

We skipped 5 Best Songs last week because of the holiday, so we considered any music that dropped between last week and this one eligible…
Stereogum | January 3, 2014 - 2:42 pm

Vampire Weekend – “Step (Remix Feat. Danny Brown, Heems, & Despot)”

Vampire Weekend were lyrically namechecking Lil Jon the first time we ever heard them, nearly seven years ago now, but it's taken them until now…
Tom Breihan | January 2, 2014 - 8:57 am

Yoko Ono Plastic Ono Band – “Bad Dancer” Video

Yoko Ono's video for "Bad Dancer," a track off her recent album Take Me To The Land Of Hell, might be the most diversely star-studded…
Miles Bowe | November 4, 2013 - 2:00 pm

Run The Jewels – “36” Chain” Video

El-P and Killer Mike have a proud history of making cartoonishly violent music videos, both alone and together, and the first video for their Run
Tom Breihan | July 16, 2013 - 1:49 pm

Heems – “Desi Shoegaze Taiko” Video

Christopher Nolan's Batman trilogy changed a lot of things, but it didn't change this: Stephen Norrington's 1998 masterpiece Blade is, at least in my estimation,…
Tom Breihan | February 22, 2013 - 10:23 am

Heems – “Soup Boys” Video

Heems released a video for "Soup Boys" from his Wild Water Kingdom mixtape. The song is a commentary on drone warfare, and Heems appropriately unveiled…
Claire Lobenfeld | January 21, 2013 - 2:32 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

This is a mournful moment, given the heartbreaking news coming from Connecticut. And while there are far better uses of your time and bandwidth right…
Amrit Singh | December 14, 2012 - 4:54 pm

Das Racist Break Up

Over the weekend, the New York rap group Das Racist, in a messy and roundabout sort of way, announced that they were no longer a…
Tom Breihan | December 3, 2012 - 9:15 am

Download Heems Wild Water Kingdom Mixtape

Hours before his Reddit AMA, Heems has released his new solo mixtape Wild Water Kingdom. We've already heard a handful of tracks -- "Let It
Corban Goble | November 14, 2012 - 2:32 pm

Heems – “Soup Boys (Pretty Drones)”

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…
Tom Breihan | November 1, 2012 - 3:58 pm

Monthly Mix

Stereogum Monthly Mix: October 2012

It's been an absolutely devastating couple of days around here, so we hope this mix can be a thing you can put on and feel…
Amrit Singh | October 31, 2012 - 3:13 pm

Heems – “Cowabunga Gnarly”

Next week, Heems will release his new mixtape Wild Water Kingdom, a release from which we've already heard "Let It Go" and "Killing Time." Today…
Corban Goble | October 25, 2012 - 12:51 pm