Finding his groove in the meld of Kaballah, Klezmer and indie hip-hop

14.05.2011                      10.Ijar, 5771                      Behar; Tag 25 des Omer

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Finding his groove in the meld of Kaballah, Klezmer and indie hip-hop

Rapper Eprhyme combines traditional Jewish music with lyrical skills and hip-hop credibility.

The journey from Eden Pearlstein to Eprhyme took a bit more than a creative name change and the discovery of some Jewish liturgy to set against catchy beats.
Today Pearlstein, a beard-sporting, skullcap-wearing, rapper, looks the epitome of an Orthodox man with granola leanings, and in fact, he’s the son-in-law of one of the founding members of Moshav Mevo Modi’im, known as a center of Jewish hippiedom….