Video: Brother Ali Interview in London

The Big Bad Brother takes the time out to talk about performing his London, the difference between Us and his previous efforts, how Atmosphere inspires him, his song writing, the reasoning behind renaming his album and more.

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Video: Brother Ali Interview w/ Mr. Peter Parker

Brother Ali’s US in stores now…

Mr Peter Parker interviews Brother Ali at the midnight release of Us in stores now. Brother Ali talks about what this album means to him. He also talks about the feature on BK-One’s album Radio do Canibal in stores 10/6/09

Also, hit the jump for Pete Park’s chop up with Evidence… Continue reading

Loosies V9

Frequent visitors of the site (real sorry for the ridiculous amount of slacking fam…) know that we DREAD these kinds of posts, but almost a whole week out of the game leaves us with no choice… A slew of jams for you to pick and choose from including tracks from *deep breathe – 6th Sense, A&E (Masta Ace & Edo G’s collabrative project), Brother Ali (alongside Joell Ortiz & Freeway), cARTer (with a guest spot from the Underground King, Bun B), Consequence (suprisingly featuring Rick Ross and production from Statik Selektah), CurT@!N$, Don Notz (guest featuring Ali Vegas & Torae), Ice Cube, the homie J.A.M.E.S Watts, a few joints from CuDi, Lee Bannon alongside U-N-I, Talib Kweli, Zion I and Sha Stimuli, new shit from Ladies Love Cool James, the final version of the Madonna x Lil Wayne song, a collab between N.O.R.E. and Bun B, OC & AG, Raekwon, new heat off of Royce’s Street Hop, Saigon, Sean P!, unreleased Snoop from the Death Row days, some new Term, The Black Keys featuring Jim Jones and Mos Def (ridiculous), U-N-I featuring Theo and CurT, Nino Bless & Rass Kass and finally Vibes w/ Royce. – exhale*

Download: Best@it (Ft. Freeway & Joell Ortiz) – Brother Ali
Download: The Return 2 (Ft. U-N-I, Talib Kweli, Zion I & Sha Stimuli) – Lee Bannon
Download: New Money – Royce Da 5’9″
Download: Broken Safety 2 (The Incredible P) – Sean Price
Download: Hoochie Coo (Ft. Mos Def & Jim Jones) – The Black Keys

You can catch the rest after the jump… Continue reading

Here I Am (Ft. Phonte, Brother Ali & The Grouch) – BK-One

Shouts need to go to RSE for dropping this track off of BK-One’s upcoming album Rádio Do Canibal, dropping October 6th.

Better known as Brother Ali’s DJ, BK-One takes his years of experience as a DJ and puts on his producer hat joining forces with up and coming Twin Cities beatsmith Benzilla to craft a Brazilian musical bed for some of Hip Hop’s most engaging MC’s. Rádio Do Canibal features appearances by Scarface, Slug (Atmosphere), Black Thought (The Roots), Brother Ali, Raekwon (Wu-Tang Clan), Murs (Living Legends), Phonte (Little Brother), Haiku D’ Etat (Aceyalone, Myka 9 & Abstract Rude), Blueprint, P.O.S. (Doomtree), The Grouch (Living Legends), I Self Devine, Toki Wright, Aby Wolf and The Hypnotic Brass Ensemble.

Download: Here I Am (Ft. Phonte, Brother Ali & The Grouch) – BK-One