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Brother Ali, Mourning in America and Dreaming in Color

It's been three years since Brother Ali delivered his last LP and the Minneapolis rapper has returned just in the nick of time. His politically-driven fifth album, Mourning in America and Dreaming in Color, is yet another exposé of his life journeys—even more so than his last two lauded releases, 2009's Us and 2007's The Undisputed Truth. The album is guided by socio-political undertones, but rather than just trying to drop knowledge, the underground vet doesn’t hesitate to unveil back-end anecdotes and personal tragedy. The revelations surface throughout, but are most apparent on cuts like "Stop The Press," where he ...

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