Matisyahu

Matisyahu was born in West Chester Pennsylvania in 1979.He rebelled against his Jewish upbringing in his teens but later reconnected with his roots. He joined a Jewish synagogue where musical interests were encouraged and in 2005 released Shake of the Dust with JDub Records. His album Youth was nominated for Best Reggae Album at the Grammies. His backing band is called Roots Tonic.