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Matisyahu Profile

Artist Name: Matisyahu

Birth Name: Matthew Paul Miller

Birth Date: June 30th, 1979

Birth Place: West Chester, Pennsylvania

Raised In: White Plains, New York

Genre(s): Reggae, Dancehall, Postrock

Nationality: American Hasidic Jew

Debut Album: Shake Off the Dust...Arise (2004)

Trademark: Wears traditional Hasidic garb

Breakthrough Single: ""King Without a Crown" (2005)

Did You Know:
It's really cool to be a Hasidic Jew
Matisyahu is the Ashkenazi Hebrew and Yiddish pronunciation of the Biblical name Matthew
His name means "gift of God" in Hebrew and derives from the ancient Jewish warrior, Matathias.
Sings in English, Hebrew and Yiddish.

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