Heems' first proper solo album, Eat Pray Thug, focuses on his experiences as an Indian-American raised in Queens, N.Y. Shivani Gupta/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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'We Knew Things Were Different For Us': Heems On Rap, Race And Identity

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Das Racist is (left to right): Viktor 'Kool A.D.' Vazquez, Ashok 'Dap' Kondabolu, and Himanshu 'Heems' Suri Bek Andersen hide caption

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Brand New Dance

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Das Racist performs at the 2011 Sasquatch Music Festival. Alex Crick for KEXP hide caption

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Sasquatch 2011: Das Racist, Live In Concert

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