Advertisement

The Bliss Blog

The Bliss Blog

Musical Merging

One of the things that so charms me about music is how permeable it is and allows for merging of style and genre.  Two artists that immediately leap to mind for me are M.C. Yogi and Matisyahu.

A bit of a wild-child,  according to his website: “MC Yogi  was inspired by musicians such as The Beastie Boys & Run DMC, and he began writing raps & freestyling for friends at house parties. Spending most of high school in a group home for at-risk youth, hip hop culture provided both a soundtrack & a creative outlet. Then at age eighteen, he discovered yoga.” 

His life changed dramatically from that point and he began using his talents to inspire people to incorporate world wisdom with musical magic. He is attracting world wide audiences, particularly young people such as he was and inspring them to morph their own lives.

Advertisement

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X3W2eewBTlo  Jai Ganesha is a fun and funky tribute to the Hindu deity who is known as “The Remover of Obstacles”

www.mcyogi.com

 

Matisyahyu, whose birth name is Matthew Miller delights audiences of all spiritual backgrounds with his blending of traditional Hebrew concepts, rap and reggae.  Bearded and garbed at times in Hassidic black hat and coat, he celebrates his Jewish heritage musically.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1pehz98Vygs  One Day is an anthemic piece that calls out to the world for mutual understanding and loving compassion.

www.matisyahu.com

 

 

 

  • Rene

    I like his song Give Love and Ganesh is Fresh. Very catchy!
    Great write up Edie! We are Sending you good energy

Previous Posts

Who's Your Gladys?- Book Review
You may have heard the adage: "People do business with those they know, like and trust." Business really IS about relationships. Reputation matters. The ways in which the owners treat their employees, contractors and customers/clients makes all ...

posted 10:09:07am Jul. 01, 2015 | read full post »

Inside Out Movie Review
Anticipation grew as I sat in a darkened movie theater with my friend Yvonne Kaye, waiting for the film to begin. Ever since I saw the trailer a few months earlier, I knew it was a must-see. Inside Out is a brain and heart child of the ...

posted 9:50:40am Jun. 29, 2015 | read full post »

Love Rules Supreme
I cried when I read the news. Happy tears for friends whose unions are now officially recognized in all 50 states. Some were legally married in their respective states, but could now claim to be 'legit' wherever they go. The Supreme Court ruled ...

posted 10:14:06pm Jun. 26, 2015 | read full post »

All Present and Accounted For
In the moment, I am aware of end of the day sleepy eyes ready to close. Good thing I can type without looking at the keyboard. A few decades as a journalist allows for that talent. Amazing that I was relatively challenged in high school, or was ...

posted 10:13:54pm Jun. 24, 2015 | read full post »

Facing Life- A Ten Week Journey-Week Two
I began this experience a week ago, with my friend Deva/Debra Troy as she offered me the opportunity to experience the modality of Facial Reflex Therapy as created by Lone Sorensen. I had already noticed a distinct shift in energy following the ...

posted 8:42:54pm Jun. 23, 2015 | read full post »

Advertisement


Report as Inappropriate

You are reporting this content because it violates the Terms of Service.

All reported content is logged for investigation.