It’s been three-plus years since the release of his breakthrough, Youth, and yet Matisyahu (birthname: Matthew Paul Miller) remains the world’s premiere Hasidic-Jewish reggae/dub crossover star (albeit one in a considerably limited field).
Now, with a new studio full-length, Light, due August 25, and an anthemic single, “One Day,” already burning up iTunes, the 30-year-old Brooklyn resident is dropping a exclusive track on the Music Mix; check the spare, “Escape” below:And a special bonus! A video exclusive, featuring a greeting for EW readers and some unexpected (SWF, we promise) Matis-nudity:
Tell us what you think, readers. Will you be heading towards the Light come August?