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  • Shyne keeps it real, Torah style

    So there’s this rapper named Shyne, right? And he followed the same old story line involving assault, gun possession, jail for six years, yadda yadda yadda. In the words of Run DMC and Will Shortz, “he be illin.” But THEN, he gets out of jail and all of the sudden he is this super frum… More ▸

  • Taylor Swift sings away her sorrows

    Anyone who says celebs never show their true selves obviously has not met Taylor Swift. The 22-year-old country singer epitomizes the wear-your-heart-on-your-sleeve kinda girl, fashioning all her songs after heartbreak suffered at the hands of those hunky Hollywood chiseled types. And she doesn’t seem to be slowing down any time soon. In a recent interview… More ▸

  • Mac Miller gets his serious on

    In Mac Miller’s new single, “Of the Soul,” released Thursday, the young’n introduces some new and mature (pronounced “ma –toor”) aspects of his art. Namely, he has glasses. And raps to a slower, more sensuous R&B tempo. And has an actual sound stage instead of a playground (because nothing screams adult like modern art, rather… More ▸

  • Thursday listicles!

    Take a break from trolling the internets for “Best of 2011” lists, and check out these “Best of Jewiness” lists instead! The 25 Best Jewish References in Rap: (Complex Magazine) Who doesn’t love lyrics like “So on my day off/With David Sonnenberg I play golf/ Run through Crown Heights screaming out Mazel Tov”?    … More ▸

  • Drake reacts to the woman who tattooed his name on her forehead

    A few months ago a girl who happens to be a crazy Drake fan (or a crazy girl who happens to be a Drake fan?) tattooed Drake’s name in big bold letters on her forehead. Many people wondered what Drizzy thought about the gesture, and while he didn’t really have a problem with the fact that… More ▸

  • J.D. and Turk make beautiful music together

    If you are anything like me (and I’m sure many of you also own several cats and hope to God for a “Golden Girls” reunion) then you will LOVE this version of “Baby It’s Cold Outside” by Zach Braff and Donald Faison. Let’s just say, I love “Scrubs.” I love these guys, and the subtle… More ▸

  • Thursday Listicles!

    Kids, the week is almost over. Plus it’s a holiday. What better excuse do you need to take a break (a looong break) from your studying/accounting/excel sheets/whatever else people do to cruise some lists of hip Jews around the web? Here are some 6NoBacon favorites (enjoy the procrastination!):   IFC’s list of the perfect films… More ▸

  • First Matisyahu lost his beard, then he lost his manners

    Maybe he is the anti-Goliath, and the beard kept him meek and calm? Whatever it may be, a fresh-faced Matisyahu reportedly attacked a photographer during his show at Brooklyn’s Music Hall of Williamsburg this week. “At first I assumed he was trying to crowdsurf, that he wasn’t deliberately trying to step on me,” said photographer… More ▸