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Killing Jesus with Rhyme

By On May 22, 2012

In a rap battle, participants lyrically insult each other as crowds cheer and beg for more.  One such battle, in 2010, featured QP, a California-based rapper, against Brooklyn’s Soul Khan (real name: Noah Abraham Weston), a… Read More


Rapping about Seinfeld

By On February 23, 2012

The 1990s TV program Seinfeld was, according to its premise, a show about nothing. Everyday situations such as rivalries between old men and eating the tops of muffins, in Jerry Seinfeld’s worldview, came to embody… Read More


Who Shall I Fear

By On September 20, 2011

From the beginning of the month of Elul until the end of the High Holiday season Jews traditionally recite Psalm 27 each morning and evening. You might have heard it, the one that starts “The Lord is my… Read More


You Should See His Bat Mitzvah

By On October 12, 2010

Athens Boys’ Choir is a band of one:  a Georgia-based rapper named Katz, who writes songs about the various parts of his identity–his transsexuality (he was born a woman), his Judaism, and his unique and quirky sense… Read More