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Hip Hop Artists Create Song About Gaza-Israel War (VIDEO)

Hip Hop musicians create a song and video to express how they feel about the current Arab/Israel war.
Hip Hop musicians Kosha Dillz and Diwon created "No More War" in response to the current conflict.

Hip Hop musicians Kosha Dillz and Diwon created "No More War" in response to the current conflict.
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Two musician lovers of Israel chose to express their views about the current “matzav” in their own language: Hip Hop music.

Kosha Dillz (born Rami Matan Even-Esh) and his musical colleague Diwon have strong ties to Israel. Dillz is the child of Israeli immigrants, and Diwon was born in Israel. Both now in Los Angeles.

The conflict was a topic of conversation and the one thing they and almost everyone else could agree on, is that there should be “No More War.”

Diwon was shown a video of an Israeli soldier in the reserves, Dror Gomel, who loves music and who turned his APC into a musical instrument for a performance he called “No More War.”

When Diwon showed Dillz Gomel’s video, they decided to create a song around the beat, called, not surprisingly, “No More War. (Drums of Peace.)”

The result is a song and video they released Thursday, July 24.

The two will be performing their song in Los Angeles, where both live, just a few hours after this article is published, at a fundraiser for Israel held by StandWithUs and Amit Children.

The lyrics are not what really drives the song, it’s the beat and the refrain that moves it forward. Howerver, there is one stanza  almost entirely in Hebrew, which starts with “Shalom chaverim, this is my rechov, kol ha yeladim.” And then a few lines later it says, “ve ba boker atah rotseh shalom, kol ha kulam – peace no balagon.”

“When you see the video, maybe you can enjoy a twist of war into a peaceful moment. It shows you the heart of a soldier who just wants to play some drums. Music has brought me friends from all different races including Muslims. The world would be better if there was ‘No More War,'” Dillz told The Jewish Press when asked what he wants people to think when they hear the song and watch the video.

So watch the video and see how Israeli-American west coast Hip Hop artists are responding to what’s happening right now in Israel and Gaza.

SPOILER: Although the musicians wish there was no need for war, they are clear about who they think is at fault.

 

 

About the Author: Lori Lowenthal Marcus is the US correspondent for The Jewish Press. She is a recovered lawyer who previously practiced First Amendment law and taught in Philadelphia-area graduate and law schools. You can reach her by email: Lori@JewishPressOnline.com


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13 Responses to “Hip Hop Artists Create Song About Gaza-Israel War (VIDEO)”

  1. Gene Strong says:

    Foolish punks..
    Go sing in Gaza..

  2. Kenneth Funk says:

    Evil muslims are bringing God’s judgement down on them!

  3. Edinson Mota says:

    God bless israel

  4. “I run up in your crib, put two in your wig…your baby crying? Pop pop pop put two in the crib. And I want everything, not some of this ****…” Beanie Siegel

  5. “I run up in your crib, put two in your wig…your baby crying? Pop pop pop put two in the crib. And I want everything, not some of this ****…” Beanie Siegel

  6. “I run up in your crib, put two in your wig…your baby crying? Pop pop pop put two in the crib. And I want everything, not some of this ****…” Beanie Siegel

  7. It is an asymmetrical war, not one sided. Palestine is a Roman word. Israel will live in peace or pieces, just like you

  8. It is an asymmetrical war, not one sided. Palestine is a Roman word. Israel will live in peace or pieces, just like you

  9. It is an asymmetrical war, not one sided. Palestine is a Roman word. Israel will live in peace or pieces, just like you

  10. Ali, can you just suck my foot for a massage? You know nothing but whacking.

  11. Ali Shah says:

    David,it is skewed war.

  12. Red Stag says:

    Any people that use hospitals the skirts of woman and children to hide behind while they attack have NO claim to support they’re cause is just. Backing Israel all the way!!!

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