Many highlights from this weekend’s Rock The Bells festival(s), captured by intrepid IPhone wielders, just like you.
Check out the tour dates below for Brother Ali as the Rhymesayers emcee hits Europe starting next week. 06.25 – Evreux, France @ Le Rock Dans Tous Ses Etats Festival 06.26 – Somerset, UK @ Glastonbury Festival 06.27 – Paris, France @ Solidays Festival 06.30 – Oslo, Norway @ Living Room 07.01 – [cont.]
Brother Ali leaked this new track today via his website. Ali writes: The Inner-city Muslim Action Network (IMAN) is one of my favorite organizations in the world. Along with uniting Muslims in the Chicago area to serve the community by promoting social justice and equal access to resources, they organize cultural evens for artists to [cont.]
Brother Ali stopped by Good*Fellas radio to talk his style of music, his fans and more. Check it out above.
Here we have some good video of Brother Ali and Fashawn performing “Breakin’ Dawn Boys” live on tour in Toronto. Check it out above.
Rhymesayers Entertainment is throwing together this year’s Soundset festival Sunday May 30th at Canterbury Park in Minneapolis, MN. Huge lineup this year is headlined by Atmosphere, Redman & Method Man, Brother Ali, Hieroglyphics, Del Tha Funky Homosapien, Souls Of Mischief, Casual, Pep Love, P.O.S., Freeway & Jake One, Murs, Cage, Eyedea & Abilities, Wiz Khalifa, [cont.]
New music from Brother Ali, Fashawn and BK-One. This is the theme song for their tour, which starts tonight in Fargo, North Dakota. Production by Brother Ali and BK-One on this one. Brother Ali + Fashawn + BK-One – “Breakin’ Dawn Boys’” (MP3)
Brother Ali chimes in with his first official tour diary, as he treks across Europe with BK One, Grieves and Budo.
A semi-complete line-up for Gorge, Washington’s Sasquatch Festival has been released, happening Memorial Day Weekend (5/29-5/31). Tickets are on sale now. The full list thus far is as follows: A-Trak, Avi Buffalo, Band of Horses, Booka Shade, Boys Noize, Broken Social Scene, Brother Ali, Camera Obscura, Caribou, City and Colour, Craig Robinson, Cymbals Eat Guitars, [cont.]
Brother Ali has been putting it down on the scene for a minute, gaining notoriety by opening for Atmosphere on various tours over the years, taking the stage by storm with his unabashed swagger and unique appearance. An albino, Ali has often dodged questions about what his “actual” race is, because he has felt that [cont.]
A lot of rappers these days talk about “swagger”, as it seems to be the current buzz word in hip-hop, but how many of them really have it? Brother Ali rarely utters the word – in fact it probably hasn’t even come out of his mouth – however he exudes it. His confidence comes out [cont.]
As the story goes, Brother Ali was an aspiring emcee, kicking rocks around the streets of Minneapolis, MN, when a friend gave him a dub of Gang Starr’s Moment Of Truth, with assorted Rhymesayers flavors on the b-side. Eventually letting those tracks blast in his Walkman headphones, he found that he was enjoying hip-hop [cont.]
First impressions mean everything!! A few months ago while checking out Atmosphere’s God Loves Ugly tour, one unknown, rather curious looking emcee took the stage and proceeded to make a very immediate and lasting impression. After running thru some solo-cuts, dazzling freestyles and beat-boxing the crowd into submission it was evident that Brother Ali was not [cont.]
HipHopSite: What has changed now where you don’t see yourself participating in any organized battles anymore? Brother Ali: First of all I never won them, ha ha. That had a big part to do with it. What I really realized over the course of doing that is that I’m not a person that’s able to [cont.]
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