Himanshu Kumar Suri, better known by his stage name Heems, is anA merican rapper from Queens, New York. Best known for being part of thealternative hip hop group Das Racist, Suri is also the founder of Greedhead Music, an independent record label. In 2012, Suri released his first solo mixtape,Nehru Jackets, on his Greedhead imprint and in conjunction with SEVA NY, a community-based organization from Queens of which Suri is a board member. Suri has also written about music and all things South Asian for the Village Voice, Death and Taxes magazine, Fuse, Stereogum and Alternet.
In January 2011, Rolling Stone magazine named Suri #11 on its list of "50 Top Tweeters in Music".