Das Racist

It's Lit

Hot Damn, KOOL A.D. Wrote a Book

After releasing a shitload of projects this year—including not only one, but two 100-track mixtapes—the rapper has released a novel called 'OK.' Read an excerpt here.
KOOL A.D.
11.18.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

LA: Go to Kool A.D.'s Book Release Party on Tuesday

The whole thing starts at 7 PM at the Standard. Entry is free, and a portion of Kool A.D.'s debut novel sales will go to Planned Parenthood.
VICE Staff
11.15.16
Interviews

Ye Olde Englistan: Riz Ahmed On the Pride and Struggle of Being British and Asian

“I used to save speaking about these matters for my music rather than my interviews, but right now it feels do or die.”
VICE Staff
8.10.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Kool A.D. Just Dropped His Second Album of the Month

An unending barrage of quality records is apparently what we should expect from the guy now.
VICE Staff
6.29.16
Premieres

PREMIERE: Stream KOOL A.D.'s New Rapless Album 'KOOL A.D. IS DEAD'

The rapper also shares a new video for the record's lead track, and it's called "I DON'T WANA DO NOTHIN AT ALL."
Noisey Staff
6.9.16
Premieres

Kool A.D. Premieres His Beautifully Lo-Fi Video for "2 Much"

The former Das Racist MC shares a VHS-inspired video that will make you listen to his 100-song mixtape.
Alex Robert Ross
5.18.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Rapper and Senior VICE Parenting Columnist Kool A.D. Released a New Video, 100-Track Mixtape

The mixtape, 'O.K.,' serves as a soundtrack to his forthcoming novel of the same name.
VICE Staff
12.1.15
NYC

Rapper HEEMS on Punjabi Cuisine and the Importance of Activism

Read the full interview from our latest episode of ‘MUNCHIES: The Podcast’, in which editor-in-chief Helen Hollyman speaks to rapper HEEMS about life as a young Punjabi-American, Punjabi cuisine, and the importance of activism.
Munchies Staff
11.11.15
NEW YORK CITY

How Rapper HEEMS Is Helping Cab Drivers Eat

Artist HEEMS is a busy guy, rapping, writing poetry, and currently working on a new television show about his life. But he's recently become an unexpected activist, helping to improve the meals of New York City cab drivers with an unusual source.
Helen Hollyman
11.2.15
Yeah Baby

So You Had a Baby

Show it some flowers or trees or whatever. Let it touch on a flower or feel grass on its tiny ass feet.
KOOL A.D.
7.28.15
Interviews

Meet Whitest Taino Alive, the Dominican Republic's Funniest Hip-Hop Trio

The Dominican hip-hop trio makes music for nerdy kids who grew up with merengue and a high-speed internet connection.
Isabelia Herrera
4.24.15
we saw this

Eat, Pray, Fuck Up: Heems and Dev Hynes Go to a Weird Place Beyond Hip-Hop

The former member of Das Racist doesn’t so much perform the songs as he does impale himself on them. No wonder he seems so screwed up.
Miles Raymer
4.21.15
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