Concerts

Matisyahu on Akeda, His Religious Evolution, Divorce, and "Dealing With a Lot of Rejection"

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, Says: "No More Chassidic Reggae Superstar"

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David Rolland is a freelance music writer for Miami New Times. His novels, The End of the Century and Yo-Yo, are available at many fine booksellers.
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