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ZERO MOSTEL in Fiddler

In Flo Milli’s new single, samples of Zero Mostel’s ‘If I Were a Rich Man’

The 20-year-old rising star, whose real name is Tamia Monique Carter and is not Jewish, uses the chorus of the Zero Mostel recording of the song.

By GABE FRIEDMAN/JTA
16/01/2021
Nissim Black in a field wearing traditional Hasidic garb. (Tziporah Litman/Courtesy of Black)

Rapper Nissim Black opens up about creative process and COVID recovery

Nissim Black is in love with the creator of the universe, with whom he has an intimate and fierce connection.

By LAURA E. ADKINS/JTA
17/12/2020
Rapper Nissim Black

Nissim Black’s ‘The Hava Song’ remakes ‘Hava Nagila’ in time for Hanukkah

It features Black rapping about gratitude, his place in Jewish society and even allusions to the coming Messianic age.

By LAURA E. ADKINS/JTA
10/12/2020
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WATCH: Daveed Diggs’ new ‘Puppy for Hanukkah’ song

Diggs is best known for his starring roles as the Marquis de Lafayette and Thomas Jefferson in the original cast of the megahit musical “Hamilton"

By SHIRA HANAU/JTA
05/12/2020

Rapper Lord Jamar says 500,000 Jews at most died in the Holocaust

The video is available on Facebook, which in October said it would ban Holocaust denial from its platform.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
03/12/2020

Isaac The 2nd, Anglo-Israeli rapper, bares his soul

The 30-year-old writer and performer, who goes by the name of Isaac The 2nd, sets himself apart from the rap pack with a soft-spoken sound and deep lyrics.

Rapper Kodak Black

Rapper Kodak Black releases new album, Bill Israel, while in prison

In 2017, the rapper announced that he identifies as Hebrew Israelite after studying biblical texts while serving a three-month jail sentence in Florida.

Google, Apple, Spotify called to remove French rapper’s antisemitic songs

Corleone sings in his 10th album, The Phantom Threat, about wanting his children to “live like Jewish investors” and of being “determined like Adolf.”

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
23/09/2020

Wiesenthal Center demands YouTube remove antisemitic French rapper

Last week, the Paris prosecutor's office announced that it had opened an investigation into the rapper for "provocation of racial hatred."

Jewish singer Doja Cat wins MTV's award for best new artist

Dlamini, who hails from California and is the daughter of a Jewish-American mother and a non-Jewish South African father, has risen to fame since the music video for her song “Moo” went viral in 2018

By JOSEFIN DOLSTEN/JTA
01/09/2020
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