Hashem Melech 2.0: A Catchy New Version of the Classic Hit

An exciting performance on top of a NYC skyscraper featuring two great Jewish performers.

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Comments (20)

(17) Penina, February 19, 2021 3:25 AM

I love it! It's hip and it's full of religious fervor. Gad is so handsome.

I love that they're proud to sing that in the middle of NYC! It's GOOD!

(16) Richard, June 26, 2016 4:39 PM

Nissim Black very chessed

I did meet Nissim and yes he is Jewish and yes he is kind and a good soul. Maybe we have been hard on personalities but Nissim is really trying and I would like to thank him for all his hard work.

(15) Steven, June 12, 2016 9:56 PM

Great video

It doesn't matter if people like it it came from the heart of the group the proceeds are going to a noble and worthy cause love the video and you guys keep it up

(14) Marlene Marshak, January 30, 2016 7:53 PM


It,s wonderful for an older secular Jew born to both parents of the Shoah to find awesome , pop culture dedicated to being Jewish. I applaud these 2 young Jewish men promoting. Judaism with such passion talent and hipness. What are your names and how many black Jewish men are out there who are from English speaking countries. . I am amazed and proud

(13) Shmuel, January 28, 2016 9:56 AM


I was just rockin' to the original yesterday, and then I see this! To the Yud to the Kay! It's so good to feel "plugged in" to what's going on!
How funny are the comments.. You kids today (I'm 39) don't know what music is blah blah blah. You don't have to like it, but why sholel other people? It's definitely got rhythm, harmony, color, emotion and message! The melody is weak in that it is repetative, so what? If it was "world music" suddenly it would be music? Who cares, you don't have to like it, but those that do, really do. It's uplifting. Kudos to Nissim for teaming up with famous Israeli guy!

(12) Ruth Pollack Pappas, January 27, 2016 10:53 PM


Rap - is not music. The Dictionary definition of "MUSIC": An art of sound in time that expresses ideas and emotions in significant forms through the elements of rhythm, melody, harmony, and color.
Does Rap have melody? NO!
PLEASE - stop equating "youthful" with NOISE!

Rap, February 8, 2016 7:34 AM

Rap is music. It focuses more on rhythm than melody, but it's amazing to anyone with ears.

Aaron, November 28, 2016 6:40 AM

Pls be honest

I'm usually VERY against rap, in principle and on religious grounds.

I find Nissim to be amazing and genuine. He's using the musical language he knows, his unique background and abilities to give praise to Hashem. That's all you can ever ask for.

Raymond, February 27, 2019 2:49 PM

Totally Agree with Aaron

I totally agree with Aaron here. I normally despise rap hip hop, not considering it to be real music, but the above video is definitely an exception to that rule. The other exception to the rule that I can think of is Wu Tang's Never Again.

(11) Lydia, January 25, 2016 1:45 PM

Love, Love, Love it!

This is what we need!!! There is enough bad news! Totally uplifting. Today Rabbah for making this!

(10) Tasha, January 25, 2016 10:31 AM

Its a blast of energy with the right direction! Im so impressed! Speaking, according to our time and nature, so anyone can hear! G-d bless you guys for blessing Him! <3

(9) E.T., January 25, 2016 5:52 AM

Breathtakingly Awesome!

Thank you - I was tired from a long week of having to manage my life around unG_dly, and unkind people and completely depleted from an over excessive, uncreative, unfriendly grad school class and homework assignment that I just submitted. Then I read weather.com -27 died so far in Jonas blizzard and families were buried in their cars by snowplows or died from air poisoning while the father was digging the car out, I cried my way through the article and then -
This video, so awesome and inspiring. It needs to be shared with the world, it renewed my strength and gave me such great comfort.
I am a sensitive artist, a dancer who enjoys almost all types of music, and a trained actor/director (unemployed now), grad school seeking another degree this one in technology, maybe it will help me find work. Let me know if there is anyway I can help promote this heavenly inspired piece.
Thank you again , excellent music, voice,choreography, dancing, martial arts, acting, entire composition beautiful, soulfully produced and soul inspiring for viewers. I have to watch it again, and again...food for my soul. Thank you from the USA, Peace

(8) Anonymous, January 24, 2016 10:22 PM

Great collaboration.

(7) Wow!!!, January 24, 2016 9:23 PM

Wow Factor!!!!

This is such a fantastic song and video! Gad and nissim are both amazing artist!!

(6) Maria, January 24, 2016 8:15 PM

Whoooooaaaaahhhh!!!!! Love it!

(5) Diane, January 24, 2016 7:09 PM

Just what I needed today!

How inspiring! Hashem Melech... Is a mantra for me! I usually am not into rap, but these two, Gad Elbaz & Nissim Black really pull it off together. Looking for more of their collaborations!
And, the video is outstanding! Kol hakavod!

(4) Anonymous, January 24, 2016 4:04 PM

Breathtakingly beautiful. Expresses the love of Hashem for His children.

(3) Cailer Singer, January 24, 2016 3:56 PM

Next Level..

Didn't think that you could take this song to the next level, but I guess you learn something new...this is Next Level..

(2) Lisa, January 24, 2016 12:48 PM

Y'all just raised the bar on Jewish music!!

It should be our nations theme song!!


(1) Anonymous, January 24, 2016 9:11 AM


A beautiful, stunning song and video. Thank you!


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