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Das Racist

Das Racist is an American rap group based in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, composed of Queens-born Himanshu Suri (aka Heems), andSan Francisco-born Victor Vazquez (aka Kool A.D.), joined by hype man Ashok Kondabolu, known as Dap, for live performances and in musicvideos. Known for their use of humor, obscure references, and unconventional style, Das Racist has been both dismissed as joke rap and hailedas an urgent new voice in rap. After rising to Internet fame with their 2008 song "Combination Pizza Hut and Taco Bell", Das Racist establishedthemselves as credible rappers with the rel ...read more

Das Racist is an American rap group based in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, composed of Queens-born Himanshu Suri (aka Heems), andSan Francisco-born Victor Vazquez (aka Kool A.D.), joined by hype man Ashok Kondabolu, known as Dap, for live performances and in musicvideos. Known for their use of humor, obscure references, and unconventional style, Das Racist has been both dismissed as joke rap and hailedas an urgent new voice in rap. After rising to Internet fame with their 2008 song "Combination Pizza Hut and Taco Bell", Das Racist establishedthemselves as credible rappers with the release of their 2010 mixtapes Shut Up, Dude and Sit Down, Man. Spin magazine picked Das Racist asone of 50 acts to watch at the 2010 SXSW festival, and in April 2010, MTV Iggy selected Das Racist as one of the "25 Best New Bands in theWorld." Rolling Stone declared the song "hahahaha jk?" from Sit Down, Man one of the fifty best singles of 2010. « hide

Similar Bands: Kool A.D., Heems, Earl Sweatshirt, Cities Aviv, Danny Brown

LPs
Relax
2011

3.5
177 Votes
Compilations
Sit Down, Man
2010

3.8
150 Votes
Shut Up, Dude
2010

3.5
130 Votes

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