music

  • 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 ▸

  • Beard-less Matisyahu: No more Chassidic reggae superstar!

    The music/Jewish/gossip world is buzzing today after a photo of a beardless Matisyahu was posted on his Twitter together with the message “At the break of day I look for you at sunrise When the tide comes in I lose my disguise.” Only a few hours after, the (ex?) Chasidic singer added on his official… More ▸

  • Beastie Boys inducted into Rock n’ Roll Hall of Fame

    Brooklyn’s favorite Jewish sons — Mike D (Michael Diamond), MCA (Adam Yauch) and Ad-Rock (Adam Horovitz), or as you may know them, the Beastie Boys — received a much coveted invitation to be inducted into the Rock n’ Roll Hall of Fame Class of 2012. The Beastie Boys have been around since 1979, and quickly became pioneers of… More ▸