Monday, March 27, 2006

If They Think Matisyahu is Cool, What Do You Think About This Guy?!

Click on the image to watch.

Y-love (Yitz Jordan) is an MC unlike any other. He is a black convert into the Bostener sect of chassidus (the mystical branch of Orthodox Judaism). He is among the most innovative freestylers on the scene, weaving seamless polyglot rhymes in English, Arabic, Yiddish, and Hebrew. Most unique is Y-love's revival of Aramaic, the language used to discuss Jewish law and Kabalah. With each word he spits in the tongue of ancient Babylon, Y-love breaths new life into hip-hop, one beat at a time.

For more info about this interesting fellow and to listen to his music check out his web page.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

this guy's really funky, but the beat is a little harder to get into, and the lyrics, well... i hope you really learned well in yeshiva, if you want to get his aramaic.