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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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The Meadows 2017 set times (Gorillaz vs M.I.A., Weezer vs Nas)

Fortunately, there’s no overlap at all with Jay-Z.

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Outside Lands 2017 Sunday pics (The Who, Solange, Lorde, more)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Outside Lands wrapped up on Sunday with sets from The Who, Solange, Lorde, Action Bronson, Swet Shop Boys, Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs, Lee Fields and the Expressions, Kamaiyah, Khruangbin, James Vincent McMorrow, Bleachers, and more.

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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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The Meadows fest 2017 lineup & tix: Jay Z, RHCP, Gorillaz, Nas, Future, Weezer, more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Jay Z, Red Hot Chili Peppers & Gorillaz headline, with Future, Nas, Weezer, Run the Jewels, Erykah Badu, M.I.A., LL Cool J, Action Bronson, TV on the Radio, Big Boi, Broken Social Scene, Migos, Blood Orange and more.

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Pop Montreal: initial lineup & tickets

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Among the artists playing this year: Thee Oh Sees, Austra, Weyes Blood, Ja Som, The Besnard Lakes, Royal Trux, RZA, Swet Shop Boys, Hurray for the RIff Raff, The Dears (performing No Cities Left in full), Elza Soares, Jessy Lanza, Mount Eerie, Public Service Broadcasting, Lady Miss Kier, the return of Think About Life, and more.

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Coachella 2017, Weekend 2 in Photos (Saturday)

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Lady Gaga, Gucci Mane (with 50 Cent, Chief Keef, A$AP Rocky and Playboi Carti), Warpaint, Schoolboy Q, Future, Royksopp, Thundercat, Roisin Murphy, Downtown Boys, Car Seat Headrest, Mitski, Swet Shop Boys, Nicolas Jaar, and others played Saturday of weekend 2 at Coachella.

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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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Osheaga fest announces 2017 lineup

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

This year’s Osheaga Fest includes The Weeknd, Solange, Father John Misty, The Shins, Belle and Sebastian, Run the Jewels, Broken Social Scene, De La Soul, Danny Brown, Angel Olsen, Little Dragon, Car Seat Headrest, Cloud Nothings, Beach Slang, and more.

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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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Coachella 2017 lineup announced

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

As leaked, Radiohead, Beyonce, and Kendrick Lamar headline. It’s also the first announced US show for The Avalanches in 15 years.

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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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NPR’s Top 100 Songs of 2016

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From Oathbreaker to Fifth Harmony to Mitski to Beyonce, here’s NPR’s 100 favorite songs of the year.

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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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