Matisyahu

Orthodox rapper Matisyahu acoustic session

By Jennifer Lipman, June 8, 2010
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Grammy-nominated Jewish reggae artist Matisyahu sings with Dave Holmes of the Dub Trio backstage at an Alabama concert.

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Matisyahu's new single 'One Day'

By Jessica Elgot, May 13, 2010
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The new single from Grammy-nominated Jewish reggae artist Matisyahu is 'One Day'

The single, released on June 14th, is the first from his new album 'Light' - his first full-length record in three years. It was used by NBC as part of their coverage of the Vancouver Winter Olympics 2010.

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Interview: Matisyahu

By Alex Kasriel, October 8, 2009

Critics might have initially dismissed him as a novelty act, but five years after Chasidic pop star Matisyahu emerged on the scene, he has proved he is not just grabbing attention because of his peyot and black hat.

Popular with the music press, he has picked up thousands of devoted fans across the world, making huge sales and regularly topping the Billboard charts in the United States. This success cannot be just because he does not conform with the usual swaggering rock and reggae stars that normally grace the stage and MTV screen.

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Kosher rapstar Matisyahu does musical battle with Kosha Dillz

By Jessica Elgot, July 17, 2009
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Matisyahu is instantly recognisable to many, as the hasidic Jew who blends rap and reggae with traditional yiddishe sounds.
Watch Matisyahu's latest rap battle in New York with Jewish hip hop artist Kosha Dillz.
It's the fight of the freestyling frummers.

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