The religion of reggae

The religion of reggae

You’d think he’d be used to it by now but American Hasidic reggae star Matisyahu was taken aback by the reaction in Portugal recently.

Although afforded a nearmessianic reception by fans at his shows, a 170cm Jewish singer-rapper in traditional Hasidic garb of black suit, white shirt, long beard and black hat — the same uniform he wears onstage each night — is still something of a novelty in Lisbon.

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