There are many modern day depictions of the Jewish prophet, Moses: Some wearing
long robes, some holding the 10 commandments, but there is only one with bling
In the latest rendition of Epic Rap Battles
, the Internet
video parody series, famous US rapper Snoop Dogg portrays the Jewish forefather,
“I’m from the North Pole, that’s why my rhymes are so cold,” raps
Santa. The hilarious religious satire is a battle between Moses and the one and
only Santa Claus, having the ageold argument about which holiday is better:
Christmas or Hanukka.
“I read your book, you got a strict religion. No
bacon, but mandatory circumcision?” asks Santa. The rap touches on many key
factors of Judaism, comparing them with the essential ideas of Christianity.
After Santa’s attack on the Festival of Lights, Snoop retaliates with some
suggestions of his own for Santa.
“Hand me my chizzle, I got a new
comandizzle for y’all. Thou shall not let children sit on a grown man’s lap at
He may be the last person expected to play such a respected
biblical name, but Snoop has more insight into Judaism than meets the
After filming his documentary, Reincarnated, and officially changing
his stage name to “Snoop Lion,” he has vowed never to rap again, and to change
his way of life. His new reggae single, “Here Comes the King,” features two
Stars of David on the album cover.
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