See Also:* Advice to Every New Band: Stop Putting Out Records* No Doubt In Their Own Words* Matisyahu on Acting, His Growth and His BeardBy now, most Southern Californians, if not the entire world where there is an internet connection, should know, in one way or the other, Psy, a South-Korean r ... More >>
The appeal of 2 Chainz
-- aka 36 year-old Tauheed Epps -- stems from many things. To begin
with, his ear for beats is incredible, and he always seems to bring out
the best in producers like Mike Will Made It and Lex Luger. The persona he's manifested through mixtapes such as T.R.U. Rea ... More >>
We caught up with Matisyahu for our print feature this week. As he's set to hit the stage at the City National Grove in Anaheim, here some tidbits that we discussed with the clean shaven, beat boxing Reggae musician.
On acting: "It's a completely different thing. I've been doing music consistently ... More >>
See Also:* [Slide Show]: Matisyahu with Flobots at City National Grove of Anaheim*Wayne Coyne on Celebrating His World Record and Collaborating With Ke$ha*No Doubt in Their Own Words
Staring at yourself in a mirror can be as daunting as looking down the barrel of a gun, especially if you don't like ... More >>
Unlike Adam Sandler's now-classic Chanukah song, Matisyahu's take on Chanukah wasn't made to be funny. (No mention of Captain Kirk and Mr. Spock here.) "Miracle," now on iTunes, could be the holiday's new pop anthem for the Jewish persuasion--it's synthy, happy and upbeat--exactly what you want y ... More >>
www.thecrystalmethod.comVegas-born, LA-based the Crystal Method
always got pegged as a Stateside answer to the Chemical Brothers.
If that's the case, it took the duo more than a decade to duplicate
the formula: booming 4/4 dance-worthy drug epiphanies with loads of
Very Special Guests. ... More >>
Jason Rodriguez and Joe FosterIf you missed Sublime With Rome at the Palladium just a few weeks ago (don't worry, we were there--check out the photos here), worry not: The band has just announced their first leg of their 2010 summer tour.
Stare into the eyes of the blond Matisyahu. Okay, so maybe L.A. based singer songwriter Trevor Hall isn't sporting a yamika or insane beat-boxing skills, but after listening to his yelping, island-style vocals, it's easy to make the comparison. He's even opened shows for the guy and tapped him fo ... More >>
Currently ongoing at the Barbara & Ray Alpert Jewish Community Center in Long Beach is the fifth annual Jewlicious Festival, a three-day cultural celebration featuring music and more, including a performance from (get ready to be shocked!) Matisyahu, pictured. Also scheduled: Israeli artist Aha ... More >>
Coolio with DJ Squigs, 9 p.m.
See what's cooking with this has-been rapper and his DJ friend!
Triangle Square, 1870 Harbor Blvd., Ste. 200
Costa Mesa, CA
Matisyahu; Flobots, 7:30 p.m.
View images from the concert tomorrow at ocweekly.com/slideshows
The Grove of Anaheim
220 ... More >>
Last weekend we spent some time at Jewlicious 4.0, the fourth installment of a festival aimed at young Jewish people from all over Southern California and beyond. Grammy nominated Raggae artist and Chassidic Jew Matisyahu made a surprise appearance that brought the event up to epic status. Here's th ... More >>
Ladies and gents, believers and gentiles: Once again, it's time for the Jewlicious Fest in Long Beach, so mark Feb. 29 through March 2 on your calendars. If you haven't heard of Jewlicious, it's basically the Woodstock of Judaism, with three days of music, food and Kiddush Wine. A festival for the a ... More >>