Heems (Das Racist) w/ Despot
Heems is back! ! ..and this time he is bringing the heavy hitting rhymes of Despot with him. They will be performing January 8th at Temple Bar.
Heems – A founding member of the influential underground rap group, Das Racist, Heems shot into the spotlight after the release of Das Racist’s first single the joke rap “Tacobell, Pizza Hut” became an internet sensation. Das Racist followed that with two critically acclaimed mixtapes and a self-released debut album that made the Billboard top 60, multiple “best albums of the year” lists including both Rolling Stone and Spin and had them performing on the Conan O’Brien show. Heems released two highly praised solo mixtapes in 2012 admist the breakup of Das Racist and is working on his solo debut on Sony/Megaforce scheduled for release in early 2014.Despot
– A NYC scene stalwart, Despot signed to EL-P’s Definitive Junx record label and has collaborated
and toured with Killer Mike, Das Racist, EL-P, Danny Brown, Vampire Weekend and a plethora of other artists over the past decade.
His much anticipated debut album is being produced solely by Ratatat.