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Aziz Ansari, Salman Rushdie, Swet Shop Boys & more sign plea to save the Rohingya from genocide

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Kumail Nanjiani, Mindy Kaling, Madhur Jaffrey, Hasan Minhaj, Aparna Nancherla, Vijay Iyer, Anil Dash, and Hari Kondabolu are also among the many signatories.

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tix on sale: Sam Smith, Jesus Lizard, Heems, Television, Wardruna & more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Plus: The Nightmare Before Christmas Live, PINK, Girlpool, Restorations, Jungle, Radio Dept, Glen Hansard, Ceremony/Nothing, Kodak Black, and more tickets on sale.

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Swet Shop Boys cancel tour, including this weekend’s The Meadows

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

“Due to unforeseen circumstances, we regret to announce that all Swet Shop Boys tour dates are cancelled from now through the end of the year,” Heems and Riz say.

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Basement Bhangra end their two-decade run with a SummerStage blowout (pics)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

DJ Rekha decided to bring her Basement Bhangra series to an end with a SummerStage blowout, an afternoon packed with performances including Rekha’s own set. Artists included Anik Khan, Madame Gandhi, Horsepowar, Sikh Knowledge, Apache Indian, DJ Petra, DJ Shilpa and bhangra legend Panjabi MC…

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HDLSS (fka Headless Horseman) talk with Heems about new LP & single, sampling, race, politics & more (BV interview)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

You may remember duo HDLSS from back when they were called Headless Horseman. It’s been a while — six years — but Far and Wolfy are back, still making ethereal, spare pop, and will release new album ‘Selections from DUMB’ in August…

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Heems, Mykki Blanco & and more playing The Met Breuer’s “Theater of the Resist” series

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The series, which includes live music, film and spoken word, runs Friday and Saturdays now through August 12.

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Your Old Droog, Wiki, Edan, Heems, Jay IDK & Nasty Nigel played the Knit (pics, review)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Your Old Droog, Wiki and Edan headlined last night’s (6/21) BrooklynVegan-curated Red Bull Sound Select show at Knitting Factory Brooklyn with a collaborative set. The set began with just Edan on stage, spinning vinyl and rapping…

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Heems releases new song off charity comp, playing benefit show

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The compilation and Heems’ upcoming Brooklyn show will benefit the Unity Productions Foundation.

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Northside Fest begins: key shows, panels & other info

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Panels include NYC mayor Bill de Blasio, rapper Young M.A, Michael Angelakos of Passion Pit, a performance by Heems, and more. There’s also the big McCarren Park shows, the BV showcase with Aldous Harding, and much more…

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Five Notable Releases of the Week (5/26)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

This week’s Notable Releases include Brooklyn rapper Jimi Tents’ powerful sophomore album, Evan Weiss’ band Pet Symmetry’s Polyvinyl debut, Swet Shop Boys’ fired-up EP, and more.

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Swet Shop Boys streaming “Thas My Girl” off ‘Sufi La’ EP

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Swet Shop Boys released the Sufi La EP as a Record Store Day exclusive, and it’s getting a proper release on May 26. They just digitally released a new track from it, “Thas My Girl”…

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Coachella 2017, Day 2 in Photos (Saturday)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Lady Gaga, Bon Iver, Thundercat, Mitski, Downtown Boys, Swet Shop Boys, AFI/No Doubt supergroup DREAMCAR, Future (with special guests Drake and Migos), DJ Snake (with special guests Lauryn Hill and Migos), Nav (with special guest The Weeknd), Gucci Mane (with special guests Rae Sremmurd), and lots more on day 2 of Coachella weekend 1.

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Swet Shop Boys packed Webster Hall, previewed RSD EP (pics, review)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Ahead of their slot at Coachella, the Swet Shop Boys, Himanshu Suri (formerly of Das Racist), Rizwan Ahmed (who is also an actor) and producer Redinho, dropped into Webster Hall for a sold out show…

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Thums Up (Heems, Vijay Iyer, Rafiq Bhatia & Kassa Overall) and Arooj Aftab @ Ecstatic Music Fest (pics)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The Ecstatic Music Festival continued on Saturday (3/4). The festival, which presents unique collaborations between indie/alt artists and modern classical artists…

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Swet Shop Boys share “Zayn Malik” video, playing Webster Hall before Coachella

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The powerful, politically charged rap duo Swet Shop Boys (aka former Das Racist member Heems and actor/rapper Riz Ahmed) continue to rise in the world. Towards the end of last year, they sold out two small NYC shows and now they just announced a much larger one…

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Swet Shop Boys (Heems & Riz) played two NYC shows (pics from Webster Studio)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The Swet Shop Boys, the rap duo of Himanshu Suri (Heems) and Rizwan Ahmed (Riz MC) and producer Redinho, sold out two back to back nights in NYC — one at Rough Trade and the second at the Studio at Webster Hall…

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Swet Shop Boys (Heems & Naz from ‘The Night Of’) announce LP, share “T5,” playing NYC

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Rap duo Swet Shop Boys, comprised of Das Racist’s Heems and British rapper/actor MC Riz (aka Riz Ahmed), released their debut EP back in 2014. Since then Riz has acquired quite a bit more notoriety as an actor, appearing as Naz in HBO’s acclaimed The Night Of in addition to appearances in the likes of Nightcrawler and Jason Bourne (not to mention an upcoming role in Star Wars: Rogue One)…

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What’s going on Saturday?

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Afropunk Festival, The Bangles, The Dresden Dolls, Reggie Watts, Sam Coomes/Jason Lowenstein, Dick Dale, the last Warm-Up of 2016, and more Saturday show options in NYC.

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