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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 now -- demandaplan.org, for instance -- this here is what we do. We watch videos all week, and then decide which ones we like best, and then we… More »

By: Amrit Singh / December 14, 2012

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 than you'd ever expect from anyone once widely considered to be a joke-rapper. Today, he was planning on releasing another, Wild Water Kingdom. But -- a weird irony, considering… More »

By: Tom Breihan / November 1, 2012

Come To Nitehawk Cinema For The Opening Run Of DOSA HUNT, A Film By Amrit Singh

Some of you may remember the month of February, which was about eight months ago. On Valentine's Day, I released the trailer for a film I've been making called DOSA HUNT. Well, the movie is finally complete! And I'm very proud of it. It's premiering at Nitehawk Cinema in Williamsburg this weekend,… More »

By: Amrit Singh / October 2, 2012

Stereogum Monthly Mix: August 2012

Summer is ending! And you have some work to do. Did you experience that season-defining moment? That rooftop conversation, that carefree weekend of intense interpersonal bonding? Did you find the person who'll keep you warm all winter? If you've answered negatively to even one of these, you have some work to do. And so we… More »

By: Amrit Singh / August 29, 2012

Heems – “Killing Time”

Later this fall, Queens rapper Heems will put out a new mixtape called Wild Water Kingdom, a follow-up to his extremely solid Nehru Jackets mixtape that he released in January. Today, he dropped the first cut, a track produced by BLKHRTS' Yorrissey, an uptempo, clever jam called "Killing Time." Download it below. More »

By: Corban Goble / August 14, 2012

Beautiful Lou & Himanshu – “Running Thru The Jungle”

Texan producer Beautiful Lou hasn't put a lot of stuff out, but what he has put out -- two good examples are ASAP Rocky's twisty "Trilla" and Kitty Pryde's loopy Riff Raff collab "Orion's Belt" -- has been pretty impressive. So impressive, in fact, that our own Tom Breihan has made some More »

By: Corban Goble / August 1, 2012

Kool A.D. – “Gwyneth Paltrow” Video

Das Racist member Kool A.D. has already released two solo mixtapes this year, and now he's got a new song that doesn't appear on either of them. O.G. Latin gangsta rapper Kid Frost produced the new weedhead track "Gwyneth Paltrow," which features Victor's Das Racist partner Himanshu, and the track's video, directed by Victor himself,… More »

By: Tom Breihan / June 7, 2012

Meyhem Lauren – “Special Effects” Video (Feat. Himanshu & Action Bronson)

New York rap bruiser Meyhem Lauren got together just about everyone cool in underground rap to record his forthcoming mixtape Respect The Fly Shit over a few days at SXSW, and we've already posted the hard-banging, Harry Fraud-produced lead track "Special Effects," which features Action Bronson and Das Racist's Himanshu. Now we get the… More »

By: Tom Breihan / May 31, 2012

Meyhem Lauren – “Special Effects” (Feat. Himanshu & Action Bronson)

Meyhem Lauren is a total bruiser of a rapper and a fixture on New York's vital-as-fuck underground rap scene, and he's also the man responsible for this amazing album cover. During SXSW, he got together with a bunch of friends and recorded his Respect The Fly Shit album, which, given the talents of everyone… More »

By: Tom Breihan / May 2, 2012

Shabazz Palaces Remix Lushlife

"Hale-Bopp Was The Bedouins" is the Himanshu collab from Plateau Vision, the underrated new album from Philly rapper/producer Lushlife. When the track appeared in its original form, on Lushlife's No More Golden Days mixtape, it featured the two of them going in over a Gang Gang Dance sample, which is a pretty trippy… More »

By: Tom Breihan / April 30, 2012

Himanshu – “Mr. India”

Himanshu, FKA Heems, spends a considerable amount of time delving into the identity politics and cultural penumbras of his Indian-American heritage, and no song title codifies that more than this new track he released yesterday, via Twitter, from a laptop in Australia. But for Bollywood laypeople, it's worth noting that the "Mr. India" i… More »

By: Amrit Singh / January 27, 2012

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 have already done it. We've already posted The Palm Wine Drinkard, Kool A.D.'s sloppily eclectic tape. And now, we've got Nehru Jackets, the new tape from Himanshu Suri, otherwise… More »

By: Tom Breihan / January 17, 2012