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Matisyahu

Matthew Miller (born June 30, 1979, West Chester, Pennsylvania), more commonly known as Matisyahu, is a Hasidic Jewish reggae artist.

He is a member of the Lubavitch Hasidic Community in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn, New York; a community made famous by its leader, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson. Matisyahu was not brought up as an Orthodox Jew, however he turned to Orthodox Judaism around 2001 and began playing with the Jewish band Pey Dalid. Matisyahu learned intensively in Hadar Hatorah, a yeshiva for returnees to Orthodox Judaism, and he wrote and recorded h ...read more

Matthew Miller (born June 30, 1979, West Chester, Pennsylvania), more commonly known as Matisyahu, is a Hasidic Jewish reggae artist.

He is a member of the Lubavitch Hasidic Community in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn, New York; a community made famous by its leader, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson. Matisyahu was not brought up as an Orthodox Jew, however he turned to Orthodox Judaism around 2001 and began playing with the Jewish band Pey Dalid. Matisyahu learned intensively in Hadar Hatorah, a yeshiva for returnees to Orthodox Judaism, and he wrote and recorded his first album while still a student there. He counts among his musical inspirations Bob Marley, Phish, and Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach. His fans are of different walks of life, religions, and ethnicities. He sometimes performs with Kenny Muhammad, a Muslim beatboxer. « hide

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LPs
Akeda
2014

3.2
9 Votes
Spark Seeker
07/17/2012

2.8
30 Votes
Light
2009

3.6
82 Votes
No Place To Be
2006

3.3
36 Votes
Youth
2006

3.5
193 Votes
Shake Off the Dust...Arise
2004

3.9
84 Votes
EPs
Shattered EP
2008

3.3
9 Votes
Live Albums
Live At Stubb's, Vol. II
2011

3.4
14 Votes
Live At Stubb's
2005

4.1
128 Votes

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