The song that put Das Racist on the map was "Combination Taco Bell and Pizza Hut," which could not be simpler, and the generally accepted story is that the band made it up while performing it at a show. Yet the ensuing online analysis would have us believe that Das Racist had written a dissertation on capitalism. This year's pair of excellent mixtapes from the act proved that it's more than capable of writing dissertations on all sorts of things, although the guys also proved that what they'd rather be doing is eating/sleeping/smoking weed. Victor Vazquez and hype man Ashok Kondabolu took some time away from those activities to tell us about their views on race, the midterm elections... More >>>