Action Bronson Is My Grandfather

Meet the genius Jewish rapper from Queens who isn’t up for a Grammy, but should be, and will be

My Hip-Hop Nation

If a society’s vitality is evidenced by the pulse of its dance music, then there’s hope for Israel

Fat Man Saves Israeli Hip-Hop

How Itay Lukach and YouTube defeated the bombast of Subliminal to revive Israeli rap

Q&A: Miri Ben-Ari

The Grammy Award-winning violinist and producer talks Kanye West, Jay-Z, and serving in the IDF

The Grapes of Rap

Hip-hop’s new love for Moscato is a boon for one kosher winemaker. And the grape itself couldn’t be more Jewish.

Shiva for a Beastie Boy

Adam Yauch, who died Friday, was a pioneering hip-hop star, a talented MC, and something rarer: a mensch

Sundown: Bar Refaeli Plays Tennis in Underwear

Plus Cornell students protest joint Technion campus in NYC, and more

Golden Boys

Jewish rappers Mac Miller and Drake are both at the top of the charts, but they’re at opposite sides of the music business

Real Deal

Jews in a mostly black genre, the Beastie Boys are nevertheless one of the only acts making authentic hip-hop, as their classic Licensed to Ill proves

Downfall

Sadat X rapped about Jewish control, and Kanye West compared himself to Hitler. It’s time for Jews to proclaim their place in hip-hop history.

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