Audio: Political Rapper, Religious Singer Unite on Stage
Religious folk singer joins with politically charged secular rapper on stage for a show of unity and music.
1/1/2012, 7:26 PM
A7 Radio's "Israel Beat Jewish Music Podcast" with Ben Bresky
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Yehudah Katz is known for his Shlomo Carlebach-inspired folk rock with Jewish themes. Shaanan Streett is known for his sarcastic, political hip-hop lyrics mixed with funk. The two performed on stage together for a unique convert. Israel Beat interviews Yehudah Katz about the unity project.
"The Vilna Gaon said that the only way that redemption will come through the unity, and unity will come through singing together."
Ben Bresky is a music journalist and recording engineer living in Jerusalem. He hosts The Israel Beat Jewish Music Podcast interviewing a wide range of Jewish and Israeli musicians from Carlebach to klezmer, from hasidic to trance. For full archives visit http://IsraelBeat.blogspot.com