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2017 Emmy Winners: Donald Glover, Aziz Ansari, Riz Ahmed, ‘Black Mirror’ & more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

PLUS: S U R V I V E’s Michael Stein and Kyle Dixon won for their ‘Stranger Things’ theme, and more Emmy winners.

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

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“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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2017 Emmy Nominations: ‘Stranger Things,’ ‘Westworld,’ ‘Atlanta,’ Jack White, & more

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Plus: Chance the Rapper, Aziz Ansari, Common, Riz Ahmed, Snoop (and Martha Stewart), Portlandia, and more nominations.

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Five Notable Releases of the Week (5/26)

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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

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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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Coachella 2017 guide for movie & TV fans (from Stranger Things to…. Twin Peaks)

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From Hans Zimmer to Riz Ahmed, there’s lots for movie and TV fans geek out about at Coachella 2017.

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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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Riz Ahmed (aka The Night Of’s Naz) raps (like he does with Heems) about Star Wars (which he’s also in)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Riz had to come up with a freestyle that incorporated “Yoda,” “Darth Vader” and “Lando Calrissian.”

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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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