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So of course that line popped into my head when I first heard about an unreleased track by the recently disbanded Das Racist (a rap group that's two-thirds South Asian), produced by A Tribe Called Red (a Canadian First Nations electronic group that combines club music with traditional powwow music), called "Indians From All Directions." In typical Das Racist style, the song's concept is a cheap punch line that at second glance is much deeper than it seems, with the humor coming at the expense of anyone who's ever made a "red dot or feather" joke. And it just knocks.
Hit the jump to give it a spin. It feels good to laugh at racism for a minute after a week where the media have been completely saturated in the stuff.
A Tribe Called Red have a new album, Nation II Nation, out May 7, and they're playing Chicago at the Mayne Stage on May 26.