J’aime Paris

A cyber world sensation, Tel Aviv singer Riff Cohen is primed for the big time with her Frenchhip hop hybrid.

Riff Cohen
Photo by: Yanai Yechiel
If there’s anyone who epitomizes the vibrant musical multiculturalism emanating from Tel Aviv, it’s Riff Cohen.

But rather than providing a dry textbook course in ethnomusicology, the 28-year-old cute-as-a-pixie singer exudes electricity when she performs her boundlessly energetic blend of North African rhythms, urban hip hop and French pop, all fueled by reckless Israeli abandon.

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