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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 a grown-up party dude. Heems once again raps in his newfound hoarse style; the Queens is really coming out of him lately. Listen to it below. More »

By: Tom Breihan / December 20, 2011 - 10:51 am

Heems – “I Want It Bad”

Das Racist’s Heems just posted a new “love song” to tumblr. It’s produced vy Mike Finito and samples “Bad Street” by Twin Sister, who rocked our CMJ showcase last night. Download below. More »

By: Scott Lapatine / October 20, 2011 - 8:33 pm

Small Black – “Two Rivers” (Feat. Heems)

Local chillwavers Small Black are set to release a mixtape in November, and today they unleashed the first, vibe-heavy track featuring a freestyle from Das Racist’s Heems. Grab the download below. More »

By: Corban Goble / October 10, 2011 - 12:47 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 an all-star remix of “Huzzah,” his grainy breakout anthem. The remix features the ridiculously talented underground rap lineup of Das Racist, El-P, Danny Brown, and Despot, and now all those… More »

By: 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 (See: “I’m on the Internet ’cause I’m an Internet thug“). The song, which is produced by Mike Finito and samples ELO’s “Yours Truly, 2095,” will be featured on Heems’s upcoming… More »

By: Corban Goble / September 19, 2011 - 10:22 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 indie bands to cover each track. The resulting collection, STROKED: A Tribute To Is This It, is in the spirit of our previous free tribute albums for Radiohead’s OK Computer,More »

By: Stereogum / July 26, 2011 - 9:30 am

Download Stereogum’s Cruel Summer 2011 Mix

Here’s the sequel to last year’s popular heartbreak of a mixtape, Cruel Summer. That one was worn, forlorn, and sexual, it was the soundtrack arc to your winter romance burning up and melting in the hot, hormonal sun. This year it’s just a party, really, soundtracked once again by some of the very best and… More »

By: Amrit Singh / July 1, 2011 - 3:23 pm

Heems – “WOMYN aka HITCH (Demo?)”

The prolific Twitter handle @heems sometimes doubles as a notification system for when the film Hitch is on TBS, which it turns out is very often. Now that love for discussing the Will Smith film and its special way of understanding the female species has inspired a full-length feature of Heems’s own, a very funny… More »

By: Amrit Singh / June 24, 2011 - 10:41 am

Das Racist’s Himanshu Suri On Post-Bin Ladin Racism

Alternet.com has given Das Racist’s hyperactive Himanshu Suri space to unleash a straight think piece titled “Post 9/11 All Over Again,” on the race-related hatred he encountered on the internet the day after U.S. operatives killed Osama Bin Ladin. “Straight” as opposed to the irreverent, risible wit that colors his band’s raps; he’s called that… More »

By: Amrit Singh / May 12, 2011 - 5:17 pm

Das Racist – “Swate” (Feat. Lakutis)

Here’s a quick stopgap track from the Das Racist crew, whose mixtape muscle flexed from from Dudes II Men last year, and are some number of tracks into their proper full-length debut apparently titled RELAX. “Swate” is produced by Mike Finto with a verse from constant DR-periphery presence Lakutis, and Heems’s lines about dropping fact… More »

By: Amrit Singh / February 2, 2011 - 4:31 pm
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