Brother Ali Offers “Fresh Air” With Upcoming Tour & Album

Brother Ali is hitting the road for a national tour to promote his upcoming solo album, Us, due in September.

The North American, Fresh Air Tour kicks off in Duluth, Minnesota on September 22, the same day Us hits stores. The follow-up to 2007’s sociopolitical The Undisputed Truth, Ali’s fourth album is more introspective take on topics like drug abuse, divorce and homophobia, according to a Rhymesayers press release.

The album will feature beats by longtime collaborator Ant, and guest appearances by legendary Public Enemy front man Chuck D, Freeway and Joell Ortiz.

Tickets for the national tour go on sale on Saturday (August 1). Recent Rhymesayers signee Evidence, BK One and Toki will be joining Brother Ali on the tour, which concludes in Ali’s hometown of Minneapolis on November 20. –John Kennedy

  • http://Pierzy11@gmail.com Pierzy

    Dude’s one of the most underrated…

    • D-Block

      for sure man his verse on Wales “second time around” was easily the best verse ive heard in a REALLLY long time

      • $ykotic

        Co-shizzle.

    • http://myspace.com/federalranga Federal Ranga

      Never heard of dude. Somebody clue me and give me shit of his I can listen to…

      • jeffd

        first OB4CL and now brother ali?…tisk tisk tisk….diversify yo bonds niggaaaaa

  • Beast McCoy

    Definitely one of the best kept secrets of the underground.

  • Sincere

    I was completely blown away the first time I heard this dude, one of the dopest mc’s I’ve EVER heard. If he were signed to a Major, and if hip-hop record sales had anything to do with skill Brother Ali would be going double diamond. But those are 2 BIG IF’s

  • Moving Sideways

    Philistine David is a really good song, Ali crushed it.

  • seattle slim

    1 OF THE BEST MC PERIOD DUDE IS SO UNDERRATED IT’S SAD IS LAST LP WAS THE BEST CD IN THE LAST 10 YEARS

  • Trilla

    Dude sucks in concert. I dont give a fuck about that throwback to the eightes “wave hands like you just dont care”.

    Oh yeah fuck rhymegayers

    • jeffd

      you just wanna stand there like a huge tool the whole time?? idiot..

  • SOH

    Rhymegayers indeed.

    You’re the tool for buying into that crap in the first place.