Brother Ali – Mourning In America And Dreaming In Color

September 16, 2012

01. Letter To My Countrymen feat. Dr. Cornel West 02. Only Life I Know 03. Stop The Press 04. Mourning In America 05. Gather Round feat. Amir Sulaiman 06. Work Everyday 07. Need a Knot 08. Won More Hit 09. Say Amen 10. Fajr 11. Namesake 12. All You Need 13. My Beloved feat. Choklate and Tone Trezure 14. Singing This Song

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Mourning In America and Dreaming In Color finds Brother Ali reborn and rejuvenated. On his fourth full length studio album, Ali teams up with seasoned producer Jake One (50 Cent, De La Soul, T.I., Snoop Dogg, Wiz Khalifa) to tell a very different American story.

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.

Mourning In America and Dreaming In Color, in all its sonic and lyrical glory, promises to be both the voice of a burgeoning new critical American consciousness as well as the beacon of hope for those that hold fast to its ideals and potential. This is Brother Ali as you’ve never heard him before.

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