Matisyahu Did a Lot More Than Shave Off His Beard

A few weeks ago, when Hasidic reggae singer Matisyahu ditched his beard, it was a big shift in his career and personal paths. But he did a lot more than simply give up Orthodoxy - according to the Forward, Matis has moved from New York to L.A. and is pursuing an acting career. His first role is as a rabbi in the horror movie The Possession, which comes out in August and stars Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Kyra Sedgwick. That doesn't mean he is ditching music completely, though - his new album is … [Read more...]

Some People On Twitter Think Beyonce and Jay-Z’s Baby Is a Satanist

Yesterday, superstars Beyonce and Jay-Z welcomed their first child, a girl they named Blue Ivy Carter (Carter is Jay-Z's real last name). While I was more preoccupied with wondering whether Blue Ivy sounded more like a rare plant or a porn star, apparently a bunch of Christians on Twitter thought that the name was clearly a reference to Satanism.When the baby's name was first reported, several outlets misidentified her as Ivy Blue. That prompted a Twitter topic to emerge. Says Charisse … [Read more...]

Adam Levine Says Yoga Helps Him Stay Fit, Cope with Fame

So much for drinking and doing drugs: Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine says that he can often be found doing yoga before going onstage. "At any Maroon 5 concert, you'll see a room backstage marked yoga," he told Details. "Playing a show before thousands of people is a highly unnatural state, and when I get on the mat to do an hour of yoga before the show, I come out physically relaxed." Does that mean that when he played the Victoria's Secret fashion show (which aired last night, btw) there was a … [Read more...]

Bob Marley’s Granddaughter Is Making a Documentary About Rasta

Bob Marley's granddaughter Donisha Prendergrast recently went to Toronto, where she's filming a documentary about Rasta. In the video, she sports a purple T-shirted printed with "Stolen from Africa," a reference to Bob's song "Buffalo Soldier." "We're finding our way to get back to Africa," she says.Later in the video - which isn't a trailer, more of an explanation of Rasta and what she is hoping to accomplish from making her movie - Donisha talks about her famous grandfather and the rest of … [Read more...]