1. Maui Ukulele Player Back in Jail After Matisyahu Show in Los Angeles

    August 15, 2016 11:21 PM EDT 0 0 0 A Maui ukulele player is back behind bars after a brief release to perform in Los Angeles with reggae artist Matisyahu . Clint Alama's public defender Danielle Sears says he was late returning to Hawaii because he missed his flight and then cau ...

  2. Grateful Dead Reunion Shows Lure Edward Sharpe, Matisyahu, Dozens More to Play Chicago

    May 01, 2015 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 RIYL: Jams. Fare Thee Well should do very well for music venues in and around the Windy City. Fare Thee Well should do very well for music venues in and around the city of Chicago. The Grateful Dead 's three-night stand featuring Phish guitaris ...

  3. Matisyahu Lets Love Flow on Festival of Light Tour: Exclusive Behind-the-Scenes & Live Videos

    December 22, 2014 2:30 PM EST Matisyahu has never followed styles or trends. He doesn't even follow the setlist.  The reggae rapper took Billboard on a journey as he and his tourmates prepared for a show, with his Festival of Light tour reaching the snowy state of Vermont ...

  4. Matisyahu, 'Broken Car': Exclusive Song Premiere

    May 05, 2014 12:26 PM EDT Matisyahu's transformation continues on new album "Akeda" (out June 3). "There's still people who come to my shows and say, 'Man, I miss the beard.' Just the image that was tied to me, a lot of people don't ...

  5. Ludacris, Steve Aoki to Heat Up Park City Live Concert Series at Sundance

    January 07, 2014 11:00 AM EST 7 2 0 Ludacris, Steve Aoki, Nervo, O.A.R. and Kaskade are among the performers named to the line-up for the Park City Live Concert Series, which runs during the famed Sundance Film Festival later this month. The initial nighttime concert schedule starts J ...

  6. VP Records Launched Dub Rockers Imprint For U.S. Reggae Acts, Partners With Vans

    June 04, 2013 3:04 PM EDT California based skate-shoe company Vans who have developed numerous footwear/merchandise lines inspired by bands ranging from Bad Brains to Metallica have entered into a partnership with Queens, New York based Reggae independent VP Records to ...

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  8. Larry Miller Joins MediaNet

    October 19, 2012 10:35 AM EDT Veteran music executive Larry Miller has joined MediaNet as executive VP and GM. In his new position, Miller will be responsible for new service innovation in music and media rights management, partner acquisition, and revenue growth for the compa ...

  9. Win Matisyahu/Dirty Heads Tickets & iPad

    August 17, 2012 4:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 Matisyahu's co-headlining tour with Dirty Heads is rolling across America right now through mid-September ( full details here ), and Billboard.com is giving away tickets every day via our special Facebook page . Plus, one lucky ticket winner wi ...

  10. Matisyahu's 'Spark Seeker' Spotify App: Developer, Manager Break Down Design Process, Tech Details

    August 16, 2012 12:57 PM EDT When Spotify first launched its app platform, it was with aspirations towards providing an easy way for third-party developers to enhance Spotify's music listening experience and ultimately build a vibrant marketplace. Though development on t ...

  11. Album Reviews: Nas, Soul Asylum, JEFF the Brotherhood, Matisyahu

    July 19, 2012 5:55 PM EDT HIP-HOP NAS Life Is Good Producers: various Def Jam Release Date: July 17 Nas has admitted that the frilly green dress draped over his right knee on the cover of "Life Is Good" is the gown ex-wife Kelis wore at their wedding in 2005. It& ...

  12. The Beat 7/17: 2NE1 tops Billboard K-Pop Top 100, Green Day's 'Uno!' 'Dos!' 'Tre!'

    The Beat 7/17: 2NE1 tops Billboard K-Pop Top 100, Green Day's 'Uno!' 'Dos!' 'Tre!'

    July 17, 2012 5:31 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Beat 7/17: 2NE1 tops Billboard K-Pop Top 100, Green Day Uno, Dos, Tre Matisyahu , jonathan brooks , I love you , Green Day , Babel , Billie Joe Armstrong , Billboard , 2ne1 , Kitty Wells , The Beat Videos 2NE1 Babel Billboard Billie Joe Armstron ...

  13. Exclusive: Matisyahu on the Making of 'Spark Seeker' Songs (Video)

    July 17, 2012 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 When it came time to follow up 2009's "Light," Matisyahu headed to Israel. To call it an inspirational trip would be an understatement: for one, the dance track "Tel Aviv'n" was written and recorded in Tel Aviv in a sin ...

  14. Exclusive: Matisyahu Talks Transformation, 'Spark Seeker' (Video)

    July 13, 2012 10:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 Matisyahu shocked the music world when he shaved his signature facial hair last year and announced there would be no more "Chassidic reggae superstar." With "Spark Seeker," his first album since the change, due July 17, the music ...

  15. Matisyahu Returns With 'Spark Seeker' in July

    May 08, 2012 12:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 After shaving off his signature facial hair and declaring "No more Chassidic reggae superstar" last December, Matisyahu has set a July 17 release date for his fourth studio album, "Spark Seeker." He has also revealed the first le ...

  16. Matisyahu Shaves Beard: 'No More Chassidic Reggae Superstar'

    December 13, 2011 4:35 PM EST 0 0 0 Some things in pop music just go together hand-in-hand: Lil Jon and his pimp goblet, Nicki Minaj and her neon wigs, and, until recently, Matisyahu and his long, religiously significant beard. But on Tuesday morning (Dec. 13), the socially conscious ...

  17. CMJ 2011: 15 Things That Will Rock

    October 18, 2011 1:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to… find the next great buzz band? Indie enthusiasts have ascended upon New York City this week for the annual CMJ Music Marathon, which kicks off today (Oct. 18) and runs through Saturday. ...

  18. Billboard Bits: 'Watch the Throne' Outrages Indie Retailers, Morrissey Slams Norway

    July 28, 2011 6:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Jay-Z and Kanye West's 'Watch the Throne' Exclusives Have Retailers Up in Arms Jay-Z and Kanye West may be kings of hip-hop sales, but their decision to gi ...

  19. Matisyahu Prepping Two New Albums, Talks Movie Role

    July 05, 2011 11:50 AM EDT 0 0 0 Two new albums and a movie ensure that Matisyahu has a crowded near-future docket these days. The Hassidic singer and rapper, who released "Live at Stubb's, Vol. 2" in February, is taking "two very different directions" on t ...

  20. Decemberists Fans Love Foursquare, Bryan Adams Fans Not So Much

    February 17, 2011 3:15 PM EST Decemberists fans were the most active Foursquare users in January, according to data at SuperGlued.com on New York check-ins on the social media app. Users of Foursquare appear to love indie rock and tend to frequent a small number of venues. But ...

  21. Greyson Chance Is In An 'Empire State Of Mind'

    February 14, 2011 11:31 AM EST 0 0 0 Welcome to the second season of Mashup Mondays, the weekly video series where we have an artist of one genre cover a totally unexpected song from another genre. Last year, we had a lot of fun with the likes of Sara Bareilles taking on Beyonce and Ma ...

  22. April Smith Puts A Speakeasy Spin On Trey Songz

    February 09, 2011 2:34 PM EST 0 0 0 What better way to celebrate the Feb. 14 return of our weekly Mashup Mondays video series, in which cool artists cover hot songs far outside their normal sound, than with a special preview mashup? April Smith and her band, the Great Picture show, ca ...

  23. Matisyahu Brings the Hanukkah Love with 'Miracle'

    November 30, 2010 1:30 PM EST 0 0 0 Hasidic hero Matisyahu 's new light-hearted video for "Miracle" has the reggae rapper ice skating through a winter wonderland and facing a Greek god in a heated hockey match. As the first day of Hanukkah tomorrow (Dec. 1) approaches, ...

  24. Chart Beat Thursday: Katy Perry, Black Eyed Peas, "Glee"

    June 10, 2010 4:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 'CALIFORNIA' COASTS TO NO. 1: As previously reported , Katy Perry logs the fastest No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 by an artist signed to Capitol Records in nearly 43 years, as "California Gurls," featuring Snoop Dogg , rises 2-1 ...

  25. Matisyahu Beatboxes Kings Of Leon

    March 29, 2010 9:58 AM EDT 0 0 0 What happens when Matisyahu , the Hasidic rapper previously nominated for a Best Reggae Album Grammy, applies his falsetto and beatboxing skills to a Kings of Leon hit that just took home both the Best Rock Performance and Record of the Year Grammys ...

  26. Mashup Mondays: Matisyahu covers Kings of Leon

    Mashup Mondays: Matisyahu covers Kings of Leon

    March 29, 2010 9:49 AM EDT 0 0 0 What happens when Matisyahu, the Hasidic rapper nominated for a Best Reggae Album Grammy, applies his falsetto and beatboxing skills to a Kings of Leon hit? Matisyahu , Use Somebody cover , Mash-up Monday , Matis , Rap , Kings of Leon cover , Reggae ...

  27. Peas Persist on Hot 100 with "Imma Be"

    March 04, 2010 11:10 AM EST 0 0 0 The Black Eyed Peas hold at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for a second week with "Imma Be." The track returns to the top of Digital Songs for a second frame after abdicating the lead spot to "We Are The World 25: For Haiti" by A ...

  28. Q&A with Matisyahu

    Q&A with Matisyahu

    August 26, 2009 6:09 PM EDT 0 0 0 Matisyahu discusses the inspiration behind his new album, "Light," and single "One Day," with Billboard. one day , Matisyahu , SIZZLA , interview , Bob Marley , exclusive , Reggae , acoustic , vuclip , light Videos Bob Marley Exc ...

  29. Q&A With Matisyahu

    August 26, 2009 5:19 PM EDT 0 0 0 It's clear that Matisyahu has reggae and dancehall soul inspirations (like Bob Marley and Sizzla , who he namechecks). But on his upcoming album, "Light," released on August 25th on Epic, the Hasidic star says he was moved by other ge ...

  30. Bob Dylan Closes Out Rothbury With Classics-Heavy Set

    July 07, 2009 6:12 PM EDT 0 0 0 On the first fully sun-soaked day of this year's Rothbury Festival, Bob Dylan sent fans home "Blowin' in the Wind" with a 90-minute, 17-song show to close out the festival's Odeum main stage. For the fourth show of his U.S. ...

  31. Matisyahu Sees The 'Light' This August

    June 05, 2009 8:23 AM EDT 0 0 0 After numerous delays, Hasidic reggae artist Matisyahu's third studio album, "Light," will finally hit stores August 25. The thirteen song set was recorded in numerous locations over the last year, including Jamaica, New York, Los Ang ...

  32. Tool, Widespread Panic Top Denver's Mile High Fest Lineup

    March 26, 2009 1:24 PM EDT 0 0 0 Tool, Widespread Panic and the Fray have been tapped to headline the second annual Mile High Music Festival, to be held July 18-19 at Dick's Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City, Colo. Other artists scheduled to perform include Incubus, Ben Har ...

  33. Bob Dylan, The Dead Lead Rothbury Lineup

    March 16, 2009 1:21 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Dead, Bob Dylan, The String Cheese Incident, Willie Nelson & Family, and The Black Crowes are among the top acts set for the second annual Rothbury, a weekend-long festival produced by Madison House Presents and AEG Live. The event will be h ...

  34. Slow Ticket Sales Sink Langerado Festival

    February 03, 2009 1:54 PM EST 0 0 0 The Langerado Music Festival in Miami is the first large-scale U.S. festival to fall victim to a poor economy in 2009. The seventh annual event, which was set for March 6-8 at Bicentennial Park, has been cancelled "due to sluggish ticket sales, ...

  35. Slow Ticket Sales Sink Langerado Festival

    February 03, 2009 12:00 AM EST The Langerado Music Festival in Miami is the first large-scale U.S. festival to fall victim to a poor economy in 2009. The seventh annual event, which was set for March 6-8 at Bicentennial Park, has been cancelled "due to sluggish ticket sale ...

  36. Death Cab, Snoop, Ryan Adams To Rock Langerado

    December 09, 2008 11:27 AM EST 0 0 0 Death Cab For Cutie, Snoop Dogg, Ryan Adams and the Cardinals, Dashboard Confessional, Broken Social Scene and Girl Talk lead the bill for the seventh Langerado Music Festival, to be held March 6-8 at Bicentennial Park in Miami. Thievery Corporation ...

  37. Death Cab, Snoop, Ryan Adams To Rock Langerado

    December 09, 2008 12:00 AM EST Death Cab For Cutie, Snoop Dogg, Ryan Adams and the Cardinals, Dashboard Confessional, Broken Social Scene and Girl Talk lead the bill for the seventh Langerado Music Festival, to be held March 6-8 at Bicentennial Park in Miami. Thievery Corporati ...

  38. Matisyahu Sees The 'Light' With EP, Album

    October 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A desire to get some new music to his fans quickly is what led Matisyahu to create the "Shattered" EP, which comes out Oct. 21, in advance of his third studio album, "Light," which is due in early 200 A desire to get some new mus ...

  39. Matisyahu Preps EP, Eyes '09 For New Album

    September 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Jewish reggae rapper Matisyahu will kick off an extensive fall tour Oct. 18 in support of a new EP, "Shattered," due three days later via Epic. A full-length album, "Light," will follow in early 2009. Jewish reggae rapper Matisya ...

  40. Langerado Festival Headed To Miami In 2009

    September 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The 2009 edition of Florida's annual Langerado Music Festival will be held at Bicentennial Park in Miami, marking the event's fifth venue change since launching seven years ago, according to festival The 2009 edition of Florida's annu ...

  41. Pennywise, Motion City Soundtrack Join Warped Dates

    June 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Additions to the 2008 Vans Warped Tour lineup continue to roll in, as rock acts Pennywise and Motion City Soundtrack have announced select appearances on the 14th edition of the traveling summer festi Additions to the 2008 Vans Warped Tour lineup co ...

  42. Matisyahu, Chiodos Sign On For Warped Tour Dates

    May 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Hasidic reggae rapper Matisyahu and rock act Chiodos will join the 2008 Vans Warped Tour lineup for limited dates this July, Billboard.com can reveal. Hasidic reggae rapper Matisyahu and rock act Chiodos will join the 2008 Vans Warped Tour lineup fo ...

  43. Matisyahu, Chiodos Sign On For Warped Tour Dates

    May 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Hasidic reggae rapper Matisyahu and rock act Chiodos will join the 2008 Vans Warped Tour lineup for limited dates this July, Billboard.com can reveal. Matisyahu, who joins the Vans Warped Tour for the first time, will appear on the traveling rock ...

  44. 311, Snoop Dogg Pledge Unity On Tour

    April 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT and Snoop Dogg are teaming for the summer co-headlining Unity tour, which will also feature support from rock act Fiction Plane. The outing will begin June 24 in Phoenix. 311 and Snoop Dogg are teaming for the summer co-headlining Unity tour, wh ...

  45. Billboard Bits: Langerado Festival, John Mayer, Howlin' Rain

    November 13, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 R.E.M., Built To Spill, Of Montreal, the Beastie Boys, the Roots, Gov't Mule, 311, the National, Phil Lesh, Matisyahu, !!! and the Walkmen are confirmed to perform at the 2008 Langerado Festival, to b R.E.M., Built To Spill, Of Montreal, the Be ...

  46. Young, Mellencamp Star At Farm Aid's New York Debut

    September 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 After 22 years, the annual Farm Aid benefit concert finally made its way to New York yesterday (Sept. 9). And if the gritty metropolis seemed like an unlikely place to celebrate family farmers and the After 22 years, the annual Farm Aid benefit conc ...

  47. Allman Bros., Crows, Haynes Join Farm Aid Bill

    August 08, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Allman Brothers Band, Counting Crows, Warren Haynes and Montgomery Gentry have joined the lineup for this year's Farm Aid benefit, to be held Sept. 9 on Randalls Island in New York. The Allman Brothers Band, Counting Crows, Warren Haynes an ...

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