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Matisyahu, Travis Barker And Ariana Grande Record Song Promoting Healthy Living

Jewish rapper Matisyahu, rocker Travis Barker and pop star Ariana Grande have teamed up for an unlikely collaboration as part of U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama's ongoing campaign to promote healthy living.The three artists have...

Matisyahu Moved Out Of Hasidic Neighbourhood After Lifestyle And Image Change

Jewish rap-reggae star Matisyahu moved out of his New York apartment after abandoning his Hasidic faith because he couldn't face his disapproving neighbours.The King Without a Crown rapper, who was previously known for his long...

Matisyahu's Acting Career Stalled After Adopting Hasidic Faith

Jewish reggae star Matisyahu's acting career stalled when he adopted a Hasidic lifestyle because his strong religious beliefs stopped him from interacting with women.The King Without a Crown rapper grew a beard in 2001 and...

Matisyahu Loses Out On Movie Part To Justin Timberlake

Rapper Matisyahu has revealed he lost out on a movie role in the new Coen Brothers movie to pop star Justin Timberlake.The 33 year old recently auditioned to play Carey Mulligan's husband in upcoming film...

Matisyahu Cried Shaving Off Beard

Jewish reggae star Matisyahu broke down into tears after shaving off his trademark beard last year (11).The King Without a Crown rapper began growing his bushy facial hair in 2001 as part of his Hasidic...

Matisyahu Apologises For Breaking Photographer's Camera

Jewish reggae star Matisyahu has apologised to a photographer for breaking her camera during a New York concert on Wednesday night (21Dec11), confessing he "reacted impulsively out of frustration".The King Without a Crown rapper was...

Matisyahu, Hasidic Rapper, Shaves Off Signature Beard

Matisyahu appeared almost unrecognisable after posting a clean-shaven photograph of himself on Twitter this week. The Hasidic Jewish reggae artist was known for his long shaggy beard, but it appears he is keen to make...

Matisyahu Quits Hasidic Jewish Lifestyle

Jewish reggae star Matisyahu is moving away from his Hasidic lifestyle - he has shaved off his trademark beard in a bid to "reclaim" himself.The King Without a Crown rapper, 32, has become known for...

Rapper Shyne Working With Matisyahu

Reformed hip-hop star Shyne is collaborating with Hasidic Jewish rapper Matisyahu for his next album.The Belizean-born star converted to Judaism after walking free from prison in 2009, having served almost nine years of a 10-year...

Fascinating Fact 10204

Jewish hip-hop star MATISYAHU has written to Israel's leaders urging them to support a bill that will ban fur throughout the nation. The Youth hitmaker, real name Matthew Paul Miller, has joined forces with PETA...

Matisyahu To Celebrate Hanukkah With Eight New York Shows

Jewish reggae star MATISYAHU is to celebrate Hanukkah this year (09) by performing an eight night run of shows in New York.The Festival of Light gigs will feature a series of special guests, including Travis...

Fascinating Fact 1667

Hasidic reggae star MATISYAHU put his own stamp on Father's Day at the Bonnaroo Music + Arts Festival in Tennessee yesterday (18JUN06) by introducing fans to his 10-month-old son during his set.

Marley Wins Big At Reggae Awards

DAMIAN 'JR GONG' MARLEY was the big winner at the 25th Annual International Reggae + World Music Awards in New York on Saturday (06MAY06) after walking away with Entertainer, Best Video and Recording Artist of...

Matisyahu Reveals Jewish Prayer Group Ritual

Cult rap-reggae star MATISYAHU rewards Jewish fans before live shows by inviting them backstage to pray with him. The Hasidic icon sends his manager out into the audience before concerts looking for devotees wearing yarmulkes...

Matisyahu Struggles With Post-sabbath Shows

Hasidic rap-reggae star MATISYAHU is struggling with his touring schedule because his Saturday night concerts are getting bigger and bigger. The KING WITHOUT A CROWN star's Jewish religious beliefs forbid him from performing during the...

Green Day + Foo Fighters Claim Top Eskys

GREEN DAY, FOO FIGHTERS and PEARL JAM are among the big winners of the annual US Esquire magazine ESKY Awards for Musical Achievement. Green Day claimed the Best Band prize, while Foo Fighters stars DAVE...

Juvenile Tops The Chart

Rapper JUVENILE has taken over the top of the US album charts after his latest album, REALITY CHECK, debuted with 174,000 first-week sales. The album was completed just before Hurricane Katrina devastated the rapper's native...

Matisyahu Rocks Northridge

Jewish reggae star MATISYAHU brought Northridge, California to a virtual standstill yesterday (09MAR06) when 3,000 fans turned out for a live performance in a record store. The cult singer/songwriter expected "a small crowd" to attend...

Tool And Franz Ferdinand To Join Depeche Mode At Coachella

Rockers TOOL and FRANZ FERDINAND will join DEPECHE MODE and the YEAH YEAH YEAHS at this year's (06) Coachella Festival in the California desert. SIGUR ROS, COMMON, CAT POWER, DANGER MOUSE, MATISYAHU and DJ...

Stars Nominated For Us Student Prize

U2, MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE and DEATH CAB FOR CUTIE are among the acts nominated for MTVU 2005 Woodie Awards, which are voted for by America's college students. The rockers join COMMON, THE BRAVERY, MATISYAHU,...

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A$AP Rocky - At. Long. Last. A$AP. Album Review

His journey has not come without hard work and hustle, and 'At. Long. Last. A$AP.' is certainly his best work so far.

See Mariah Carey's Match.com Profile In The Vegas Set Video For 'Infinity'

The video also features an appearance from model Tyson Beckford and ‘Empire’ star Jussie Smollett.

Lawson - Interview

With the recent release of the first single from their highly anticipated second album, Lawson's vocalist, Andy, took some time to talk to Contact...

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Lifehouse - Interview

Lifehouse released their seventh studio album, 'Out of the Wasteland' on 22nd June 2015. Lifehouse's Jason Wade took some time to talk to Contact...

Muse Lead Lollapalooza 2015 Line-Up For The Berlin Premiere

Muse take their last European date of the year to Lollapalooza.

Is Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson Gearing Up To Star In 'Big Trouble In Little China' Remake?

The ‘San Andreas’ star is said to be in talks to take on Kurt Russell’s 1986 role.

Snoop Dogg - So Many Pros With Pharrell Williams [Live] Video

Snoop Dogg and Pharrell Williams perform a live rendition of 'So Many Pros' from Snoop's funk-filled new album 'Bush'.

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