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Jun 22, 2007
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Jun 21, 2007
Brother Ali, a recording artist with the Minneapolis-based Rhymesayers record label, came to our studio with a copy of Zora Neale Hurston's "Their Eyes Were Watching God."
This literary classic, known for its use of Black Southern dialect and its exploration of race, gender and self-empowerment, is meaningful to Ali on many levels.
- About Brother Ali
- About Rhymesayers
- The official Web site of Zora Neale Hurston
- The official Web site of Malcom X
- Brother Ali performs in the Current studio Looking at a list of some of Brother Ali's influences lets you know right off how versatile this brother can be. With artists like KRS One, Spoonie Gee, Muddy Waters, Forest Whitaker, Public Enemy, Rakim, Huey Newton, Robert DeNiro, and Slug mentioned, you can see that he gets his inspiration from more than music.
- Brother Ali: Live from SXSW Brother Ali's second full album The Undisputed Truth will be released in April, 2007. The Minneapolis rapper has been through some hard times in the past few years. He and his wife split. They fought over their son. Ali was homeless for a spell.
- Brother Ali performs in studio Brother Ali performs "Lookin' At Me Sideways," "Forest Whitaker," and "Rain Water"