swet shop boys


Robert Christgau on Swet Shop Boys, Grime Luminaries, and a Reggae Newcomer

The Dean reviews two records from the transatlantic hip-hop trio, two from Wiley, one from Dizzee, and a fetching, message-free record from Chronixx.


Riz Ahmed Brought Powerful Spoken Word Piece "Sour Times" to 'Fallon'

Watch him unfurl a story on what can drive young men to extremism.


Swet Shop Boys Added New Verses to "T5" For Their First TV Appearance

The group showed up on 'Colbert' to perform the 'Cashmere' cut.


Stream of the Crop: 5 New Albums for Heavy Rotation 5/27

New Albums from Lil Yachty, Gucci Mane, and Justin Townes Earle top this week's list of essential records.


Swet Shop Boys Are Back in Bouncing Form with New Track "Thas My Girl"

It's the first song from their new EP 'Sufi La,' released May 26.


What Riz Ahmed Means for Those of Us Who’ve Always Felt Like Outsiders

His music, as both Riz MC and part of Swet Shop Boys, turns the "third-culture kid" life into something more real than a dry academic term.


Watch Swet Shop Boys Inspire Young Love in Their "Aaja" Video

The song is featured on their 2016 debut album 'Cashmere.'


Watch Earth Angel Riz Ahmed Rap Twista's Verse from "Slow Jamz"

Yes alright it is from an episode of 'Girls' but let this one slide.


Watch #MuslimBan Protesters in LA Chant Swet Shop Boys' "T5"

"Inshallah, mashallah, hopefully no martial law"


Watch Riz Ahmed Spit "Star Wars" Rhymes on The Tonight Show

The actor and rapper proved that even the nerdiest vernacular is no match for his skills on the mic.


A Conversation with Swet Shop Boys, the Heroes 2016 So Desperately Needs

Nikesh Shukla, the author of 'The Good Immigrant,' sat down with Swet Shop Boys to dissect the toxic narrative surrounding immigration, the inspiration behind their new album, and where we all go from here.


Stream of the Crop: 16 New Albums for Heavy Rotation 10/15

New releases from Conor Oberst, JoJo, and The Dillinger Escape Plan top this week's list.