Rabbi Darkside is a Brooklyn-based multi-elemental Hip Hop Artist, successfully operating independently for over 10 years. He has embarked on over a dozen international tours in the last 3 years, sold over 10,000 records, been featured on top-tier media outlets in the U.S., France and the Czech Republic, from MTVʼs “Made” to the New York Times to Europe 1 Radio, most recent highlights being selected to participate in the 2013 WNYC Battle of the Boroughs, and being a featured performer at the 2012 Atlantic Antic. His voice and content have risen to represent a broad array of civic interests and social justice causes, from public education to human rights to peace advocacy. Political while poetic, he is renowned as an improviser and live performer, and easily negotiates genres and collaborations. He has been called upon to work with jazz musicians, bluegrass artists, rock bands and acapella groups alike. His knack for engaging diverse crowdsis one of his biggest assets, seen on stages from Prague theaters to Parisian hotels to Brooklyn middle schools, and is also reflected in his notoriety as DJ and workshop facilitator. He stands today as one of NYCʼs most called upon entertainers and Hip Hop educators. Additionally, he is an ordained officiant (recently performing his 3rd wedding) and an official BluBlocker sunglasses Brand Representative.