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Swet Shop Boys Showed Me How To Embrace Both Sides Of My Culture

There’s a moment in every native-born minority’s development when they first learn they aren’t white. That’s not to say that prior to that discovery they…
Pranav Trewn | March 22, 2017 - 12:42 pm

2016 In Review

The 25 Best Rap Verses Of 2016

Nas proclaimed Hip Hop Is Dead 10 years ago. He had to raise the stakes on the album with a grandiose title and statement to…
Collin Robinson | December 8, 2016 - 12:07 pm

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

More Riz MC stories

Riz Ahmed Features In The Hamilton Mixtape’s “Immigrants (We Get The Job Done)” Video

Lin-Manuel Miranda has unveiled the latest video from The Hamilton Mixtape. It's for K'naan's version of "Immigrants (We Get The Job Done)," which also features…
Chris DeVille | June 28, 2017 - 9:43 am

Swet Shop Boys – “Zombie”

Later this week, Swet Shop Boys, the great trans-Atlantic rap duo of former Das Racist member Heems and screen star Riz Ahmed, will give a…
Tom Breihan | May 24, 2017 - 10:26 am

Swet Shop Boys – “Thas My Girl”

Last year, Swet Shop Boys, the duo of former Das Racist rapper Heems and screen star Riz Ahmed, released Cashmere, a truly impressive debut album.
Tom Breihan | May 10, 2017 - 10:31 am

Watch Riz Ahmed’s Rap Battle Against James Corden

At this point, nobody should be surprised that the fast-rising movie and TV star Riz Ahmed can rap. Along with his Swet Shop Boys partner…
Tom Breihan | April 18, 2017 - 11:08 am

Swet Shop Boys – “Aaja” Video

Last year, Swet Shop Boys -- the duo of New York underground-rap mainstay Heems and budding movie star Riz Ahmed -- released their debut album…
Tom Breihan | March 2, 2017 - 10:18 am

Swet Shop Boys – “Zayn Malik” Video

A few years ago, Heems, the former Das Racist member, and Riz MC, better known to most as the movie and TV star Riz Ahmed,…
Tom Breihan | January 25, 2017 - 10:14 am

Watch Riz Ahmed Rap About Star Wars On The Tonight Show

Riz Ahmed is one hell of an actor, and later this year, he'll follow up his memorable star turn as Naz on The Night Of
Tom Breihan | December 8, 2016 - 11:23 am

Sia – “Satisfied” (Feat. Miguel & Queen Latifah)

Lin-Manuel Miranda's The Hamilton Mixtape is out early next month and it's a star-studded affair. Today we get to hear Sia's contribution, "Satisfied," a collaboration…
Collin Robinson | November 11, 2016 - 11:03 am

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

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

“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
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