Latest Matisyahu News



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

12th August 2013

Jewish rapper Matisyahu, rocker Travis Barker and pop star Ariana Grande have teamed up for an unlikely collaboration as part...

Matisyahu Moved Out Of Hasidic Neighbourhood After Lifestyle And Image Change

28th December 2012

Jewish rap-reggae star Matisyahu moved out of his New York apartment after abandoning his Hasidic faith because he couldn't face...

Matisyahu's Acting Career Stalled After Adopting Hasidic Faith

5th September 2012

Jewish reggae star Matisyahu's acting career stalled when he adopted a Hasidic lifestyle because his strong religious beliefs stopped him...

Matisyahu Loses Out On Movie Part To Justin Timberlake

3rd September 2012

Rapper Matisyahu has revealed he lost out on a movie role in the new Coen Brothers movie to pop star...

Matisyahu Cried Shaving Off Beard

20th July 2012

Jewish reggae star Matisyahu broke down into tears after shaving off his trademark beard last year (11).The King Without a...

Matisyahu Apologises For Breaking Photographer's Camera

23rd December 2011

Jewish reggae star Matisyahu has apologised to a photographer for breaking her camera during a New York concert on Wednesday...

Matisyahu, Hasidic Rapper, Shaves Off Signature Beard

14th December 2011

Matisyahu appeared almost unrecognisable after posting a clean-shaven photograph of himself on Twitter this week. The Hasidic Jewish reggae artist...

Matisyahu Quits Hasidic Jewish Lifestyle

13th December 2011

Jewish reggae star Matisyahu is moving away from his Hasidic lifestyle - he has shaved off his trademark beard in...

Rapper Shyne Working With Matisyahu

28th July 2011

Reformed hip-hop star Shyne is collaborating with Hasidic Jewish rapper Matisyahu for his next album.The Belizean-born star converted to Judaism...

Fascinating Fact 10204

27th October 2010

Jewish hip-hop star MATISYAHU has written to Israel's leaders urging them to support a bill that will ban fur throughout...

Matisyahu To Celebrate Hanukkah With Eight New York Shows

16th November 2009

Jewish reggae star MATISYAHU is to celebrate Hanukkah this year (09) by performing an eight night run of shows in...

Fascinating Fact 1667

19th June 2006

Hasidic reggae star MATISYAHU put his own stamp on Father's Day at the Bonnaroo Music + Arts Festival in Tennessee...

Marley Wins Big At Reggae Awards

9th May 2006

DAMIAN 'JR GONG' MARLEY was the big winner at the 25th Annual International Reggae + World Music Awards in New...

Matisyahu Reveals Jewish Prayer Group Ritual

6th May 2006

Cult rap-reggae star MATISYAHU rewards Jewish fans before live shows by inviting them backstage to pray with him. The Hasidic...

Matisyahu Struggles With Post-sabbath Shows

3rd May 2006

Hasidic rap-reggae star MATISYAHU is struggling with his touring schedule because his Saturday night concerts are getting bigger and bigger....

Green Day + Foo Fighters Claim Top Eskys

23rd March 2006

GREEN DAY, FOO FIGHTERS and PEARL JAM are among the big winners of the annual US Esquire magazine ESKY Awards...

Juvenile Tops The Chart

15th March 2006

Rapper JUVENILE has taken over the top of the US album charts after his latest album, REALITY CHECK, debuted with...

Matisyahu Rocks Northridge

10th March 2006

Jewish reggae star MATISYAHU brought Northridge, California to a virtual standstill yesterday (09MAR06) when 3,000 fans turned out for a...

Tool And Franz Ferdinand To Join Depeche Mode At Coachella

1st February 2006

Rockers TOOL and FRANZ FERDINAND will join DEPECHE MODE and the YEAH YEAH YEAHS at this year's (06) Coachella Festival...

Stars Nominated For Us Student Prize

21st September 2005

U2, MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE and DEATH CAB FOR CUTIE are among the acts nominated for MTVU 2005 Woodie Awards, which...