New rap crew keeps it ‘old school to the future’

The True Jeruz collective stakes its claim as the new generation of Jerusalem hip-hop.

By GAVRIEL FISKE
March 19, 2015 20:00
4 minute read.
True Jeruz

'True Jeruz' rap crew.. (photo credit: BEN LIVNE WEITZMAN)

 
X

Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analysis from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user experience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Report and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew - Ivrit
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later

Late on a Thursday evening not too long ago in Jerusalem, the True Jeruz hip-hop crew took the stage in its first-ever live performance. It was a cold and rainy winter evening but True Jeruz, a collective of young DJs and rappers, drew a capacity crowd to Hamazkeka, an intimate live-music venue downtown.

The evening began slowly, with DJs spinning old-school hiphop, funk and soul tracks for the slowly gathering crowd. Using the open dance floor to their advantage, a series of break-dancers took solo turns at showing off their moves, but the small dance floor quickly filled up.

Read More...

Join Jerusalem Post Premium Plus now for just $5 and upgrade your experience with an ads-free website and exclusive content. Click here>>

Related Content

Cookie Settings