Riz Ahmed - Page 2

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

“Shut Up Kiss Me” And Watch Angel Olsen On Colbert

Angel Olsen's My Woman is out this Friday, and to promote it she stopped by the Ed Sullivan Theater to play the album's stunning single…
Chris DeVille | August 30, 2016 - 9:21 am

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

Riz MC – “Englistan” Video

Lately, around the issue of Brexit, the UK has seen a tremendous, cresting wave of isolationist, anti-immigrant sentiment. And to combat that emboldened racism, the…
Tom Breihan | July 6, 2016 - 1:46 pm

Download Riz MC Englistan Mixtape

Englistan, the new mixtape from the London rapper Riz Ahmed, opens with "I Ain't Being Racist But...," a seven-minute spoken-word harangue rapped from the point…
Tom Breihan | April 22, 2016 - 2:16 pm

Halflife – “Empty”

Halflife is the UK duo of rapper and actor Riz Ahmed and the post-dubstep producer Distance. Ahmed was equally great in Swet Shop Boys, his…
Tom Breihan | June 2, 2015 - 11:16 am

Halflife – “Rip Me” (Stereogum Premiere)

Halflife is the team of the ridiculously talented British rapper and actor Riz Ahmed and the dubstep producer Distance. We've already posted their single "Subtle,"
Tom Breihan | March 23, 2015 - 1:29 pm

Halflife – “Subtle” Video

The British actor and rapper Riz Ahmed was great in the 2014 movie Nightcrawler, in which he played Jake Gyllenhaal's assistant. And he might've been…
Tom Breihan | March 2, 2015 - 3:56 pm

Halflife (Riz Ahmed) – “Subtle”

At least in my opinion, the best thing about the new satirical movie Nightcrawler is the British actor Riz Ahmed's portrayal of Jake Gyllenhaal's put-upon…
Tom Breihan | December 30, 2014 - 9:44 am

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
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