In a Debut Album, a Rising Star of Hip-Hop Puts His Anti-Semitism on Display

March 31 2020

Written Testimony, the first studio album to be released by Jay Electronica (the stage name of Timothy Thedford), is, according to Armin Rosen, “one of the most anticipated releases of the year.” While Rosen finds himself impressed by Electronica’s artistry, something else becomes apparent in the first minute of the first song, when the listener hears a recording of Louis Farrakhan lecturing about the inauthenticity of the Jewish people. And it isn’t just the first song. This notorious anti-Semite’s worldview saturates the entire album:

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When Confronting Terrorists, Lethal Force Is Often Necessary

On Saturday, a Palestinian terrorist stabbed a passerby in Jerusalem, and was then shot dead by two border guards. As the second bullet hit him when he was already on the ground, some Israelis have accused the guards of wrongdoing; a misleadingly edited viral video has also brought more attention to the incident. The editors of the Jerusalem Post comment:

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More about: Israeli Security, Jerusalem, Knife intifada, Palestinian terror