How Ester Rada's Knockout New Album Turns Pain Into Beauty

When the black Israeli singer sings about 'skin,' what could be more loaded?

If there’s one thing black music has taught us, time after time, it’s that the deepest pain can be transfigured into the most radiant beauty. Though Israeli music is generally not the place to experience this great truth, there are rare occasions when Israeli music and black music meet, and you can hear that miracle occurring here, too.