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Heems Releases Tracks for Anthony Bourdain’s “Parts Unknown” & Japanese Vitamin Water Commercial

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Over the past year former Das Racist member Heems took a break from releasing solo material to put out music from artists like Le1f and Antwon on his label Greedhead Music. But 2014 looks like it will be a banner year for the rapper/label owner, who recently dropped the banger “Benny Lava” from his new duo Swet Shop Boys. Then in the past week he revealed a completely ridiculous rap jingle he recorded for a Japanese Vitamin Water commercial, and shared his new track for Anthony Bourdain’s CNN travel show, Parts Unknown.

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Rappers Heems and Riz MC Team Up as Swet Shop Boys,” Release Debut Single

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After dropping two mixtapes in 2012, Heems (a.k.a. Himanshu Suri, formerly of Das Racist) had a decidedly low profile last year.  Fortunately fans hungry for fresh bars from the rapper have a wealth of new material to look forward to.  In addition to finishing up his first proper solo album, Heems has teamed up with London-based actor and rapper Riz MC (a.k.a. Riz Ahmed) for a joint project under the moniker Swet Shop Boys.

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Why “Dosa Hunt” Inspired This Blog

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There was a specific moment when the seed for this blog was planted.  On October 7th, 2012 I read a piece by New York Magazine’s Vulture on a documentary short called Dosa Hunt, directed by Amrit Singh (former writer for the influential indie music site, Stereogum, and current Music/Culture editor and on-air host for Diddy’s fledgling digital cable TV network REVOLT.) Continue reading Why “Dosa Hunt” Inspired This Blog