The conversation didn't start well when I asked singer Matisyahu to comment on his new album, Akeda. "Have you heard it?" he replied. Since it's not out until June 3, I told him the truth, that I had not. "Listen to these songs," he said, "and call me back." See also: Matisyahu Shaves His Beard ... More >>
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