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“Matisyahu’s black hat,” Sanneh wrote, “also helps obscure something that might otherwise be more obvious: his race. He is a student of the Chabad-Lubavitch philosophy, but he is also a white reggae singer with an all- white band, playing (on Monday night, anyway) to an almost all-white crowd. Yet he has mainly avoided thorny questions about cultural appropriation.”

It's OK as long as someone buys the tunes. There's a lesson there for the Times about selling newspapers.

Hasidicreggae.com

2 posted on 03/30/2006 6:12:17 PM PST by SJackson ([Iraq] Reconstruction isn’t news is it? Chris Matthews)
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To: SJackson

Nice poster. What's reggae? Just kidding...


5 posted on 03/30/2006 6:15:14 PM PST by Lion in Winter (violent islam is the same as just plain islam. No peace at all!! Just mass mayhem.)
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To: SJackson

His music ROCKS.


21 posted on 03/30/2006 6:37:50 PM PST by cyborg (I just love that man.)
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To: SJackson

My kids love him.


40 posted on 03/30/2006 8:35:29 PM PST by Nachum
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