Desiigner Learns All About Hanukkah
With just one more day of Hanukkah left in 2017, it looks like Desiigner is getting in on the festivities by learning about the origin of the Jewish holiday. The Brooklyn MC runs into indie rapper Kosha Dillz in the streets of New York City, where the former gets a lesson on Hanukkah from the underground rhymer.
Desiigner knows that it means a lot of presents are given out and received since the holiday lasts for eight days and nights. Dillz co-signs his sentiments and explains to the "Panda" entertainer that Hanukkah stems from the Maccabean Revolt having oil for just one night, but the oil ended up lasting eight days and nights.
"The whole vibe is that, you know, there was enough fight in people to beat and re-takeover the Temple," Dillz explains.
After expressing his shock over the story, Desiigner gives a shout out to the Jewish community and those celebrating the holiday this season. Dillz then spits a freestyle verse for the G.O.O.D. Music signee, which is all in Hebrew, honoring his Jewish background.
Kosha Dillz is a 36-year-old New Jersey rapper, who started rapping at the age of 17. He originally started rapping in the underground scene in 1999, eventually changing his name to KD Flow in order to mask his Jewish identity. After dealing with a substance abuse issue and a jail stint, he reappeared as Kosha Dillz, fully embracing his Jewish background. The Perth Amboy native has toured all over the world with Matisyahu, Snoop Dogg, Ghostface Killah, RZA, Aesop Rock and many more.
Watch the video of Desiigner learning about Hanukkah from Kosha Dillz and find out more about the indie rapper here.
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