Kosha Dillz has earned the title of the “hardest working man in hip hop” by his peers recently. From breakfast freestyles on morning shows with tap dancers, to performing at over 150 shows a year for the past three years, to studio time with Rza and Kool G Rap, having his own video game character in NBA 2k11,and scoring a song in a Bud light Superbowl commercial – he certainly lives up to the reputation. With his 2011 move to Los Angeles, Dillz launched his “OY VEY PARTY” series – uniting acts from all over the world to play what he describes as “a mix between a Pro-Israel ewish speed dating singles night crossed with a rapper cypher and indie rock vibes. Plus, my rabbi will be probably be there, along with my thugged out homies.” While being celebrated across the world for his Freestyles that captivated thousands along side a 2009 fall tour with Matisyahu, it wasn’t surprising to see him opening up for Snoop Dogg in Amsterdam only 6 months later rapping in Spanish English and Hebrew.
For the past year, Kosha has been documenting his travels with film maker/ShalomTV editor Darah Golub, featuing everyone from former boxing world champion Mike Tyson to Matisyahu and Hot 97 morning show host Peter Rosenberg. Follow Kosha Dillz across the country as the next Jewish superstar is built from the ground up with no major backing corporation, landing his music videos on MTV, FUSE, VH1 and playing SXSW, CMJ, Paid Dues and Rock The Bells. This former division I college athlete and ex- con tells the story of his rags to “average” riches and we get the luxury of enjoying his emotional hardships in the process.
Kosha Dillz and his “OY VEY PARTY” movement is bringing together people of all colors and creeds and kids are starting to feel cooler than ever, with over ten shows in between LA, Chicago, NYC, and Austin. Its not unlikely that this Jewish rap show on wheels pits him as the only man in the house, but he sure is the only man that can do what he does. And up to this point, it looks like he can do anything he puts his mind too.
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