Scott Hanselman

Matisyahu is coming to Portland

June 22, '05 Comments [3] Posted in Reviews
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I'm totally into this guy's music. He's a Hasidic Jew and an up and coming Reggae superstar. He's Matisyahu and he's the bomb. There's some live video of him here (a slower number, give it a minute, as with all reggae it takes a second to get going). He also does a mean beatbox.

There's a number of articles about Matisyahu that delve a little into the intertwining between Judaism and Rastafarianism and the Rasta's love of Ethiopia. He's coming to Portland in September.

Matisyahu

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Scott Hanselman is a former professor, former Chief Architect in finance, now speaker, consultant, father, diabetic, and Microsoft employee. He is a failed stand-up comic, a cornrower, and a book author.

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Wednesday, 22 June 2005 22:46:30 UTC
Wasn't he on NPR / Fresh Air a year ago?
Andrew Robinson
Thursday, 23 June 2005 04:44:51 UTC
We are here in the holyland of Israel waiting for him to come and gig.
It is cool to have him on a softie blog! Hanselman, you bought me all!
Thursday, 23 June 2005 11:11:11 UTC
Pretty impressive.
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