Brother Ali is an American hip hop artist, community activist and member of the Rhymesayers Entertainment hip hop collective.
Ali converted to Islam at age 15, during this time he was selected to join a group of students on a Malaysian study tour, in which they explored the way that a more liberal Islamic society could peacefully coexist with different religions.
Brother Ali has appeared on The Late Late Show where he and performed his hit single “Uncle Sam Goddamn” from The Undisputed Truth. He also appeared on Late Night with Conan O’Brien and performed “Take Me Home” and then appeared on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and was featured with late night band The Roots.
Fully recharged and inspired by his eye-opening first trip to Mecca, the 2011 uprisings in the Middle East, and the worldwide Occupy movements, Brother Ali is prepared to unveil Mourning In America and Dreaming In Color.
Created during a prolific, self-imposed two-month exile in Seattle and helped by platinum-selling producer Jake One, the album represents a brave new phase in Brother Ali’s remarkable career trajectory.
Mourning In America and Dreaming In Color presents a scathing, yet honest, critique of America and its many flaws while simultaneously presenting a hopeful outlook of its possibilities.
Learn more about Brother Ali at his website.
Source: Brother Ali’s Wikipedia page and website.