July 22, 2011 - 9:57pm
His name means "gift of God," his beard means business, and he's performing at Headliners Music Hall this Thursday, July 21st. Matisyahu speaks about Judaism and recording in Louisville.
Much like his Hasidic beliefs, Matisyahu communicates his message through telling stories, or adapting old ones. He cites the Torah as the influencer of his words while his music dwells primarily in reggae and hip-hop, but they have more in common than you think.