Israel Beat Jewish Music Podcast

The Israel Beat Jewish Music Podcast interviews the latest Israeli and Jewish artists and covers a wide range of styles from Carlebach, cantorial, klezmer, Israeli trance, Mizrachi, rock, Sephardic, hasidic and everything in between. Past interviews have included Matisyahu, Avraham Fried, and Miri Ben-Ari. IsraelBeat broadcasts live every Sunday from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Israel time on

Tuesday, June 05, 2007

Interview with Jerry Heller, the Jewish manager of NWA and Eazy-E

Jerry Heller, author of the new book Ruthless, speaks candidly about his part in the birth of hip-hop, and facing both love and hate from the likes of Dr. Dre, Black Eyed Peas and more. Subjects include: the Jewish rap group Blood of Abraham, the Jewish Defense League, and a caller questions the legitimacy of rap. This is one of the most intriguing interviews in the history of The Beat.
For more info on Jerry Heller visit his web site at To purchase Ruthless by Jerry Heller visit