Brother Ali News & Features

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5 Stress-Free Hip-Hop Cuts

Though it isn't even Thanksgiving yet, Christmas commercials, lights, and red bows are already popping up everywhere, which means it the holiday season is but a few weeks away. While it is supposed to be a time filled with... Read More
Posted 10 months ago
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Brother Ali Talks Working With Jake One, Lupe Fiasco & More [Exclusive Interview]

The years since the release of Brother Ali's acclaimed 2009 senior set, Us, have seen the Twin Cities underground mainstay enjoying an unprecedented level of success on the national scene, but they've also been an emotional... Read More
Posted 2 years ago
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Ask Brother Ali Anything & He’ll Answer in a DJBooth Exclusive Interview

Brother Ali is nothing if not a man of the people, so The DJBooth thought it was only right to invite the people to talk directly to the Rhymesayers emcee. Seriously, go ahead, ask Brother Ali anything; he'll then pick the... Read More
Posted 2 years ago
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Thousands Pack University of Minnesota’s Northrop Plaza for Million Hoodie March

Minneapolis, Minn. -- In recent weeks, the shooting of Trayvon Martin has brought color back to the forefront of American cultural discourse, and what it revealed about consciousness in our allegedly “post-racial” society... Read More
Posted 2 years ago
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UPDATE: The DJBooth, A3C & SXSW to Present March 17, Showcase at Emo’s

Austin, Tx. -- Next month, March 9-18, up-and-coming artists from across the map will converge on Austin, Texas to participate in the 26th annual South by Southwest festival. As part of the week's festivities, The DJBooth... Read More
Posted 2 years ago
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Rhymesayers Does It Right [Fresh Air Tour Coverage]

Chicago, Ill. -- On Wednesday evening, DJBooth.net was invited to Chicago's Metro for Brother Ali's Fresh Air Tour. Featuring additional performances by DJ BK-One, emcee and show host Toki Wright, and Dilated Peoples alum... Read More
Posted 4 years ago
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Ghostface Killah and Rakim Destroy Hollywood

Article by Nathan Slavik *all photos by Ben Simpson The Scene Hip-hop may be deader than Britney Spear’s modeling career, but last night up-and comer Brother Ali, legendary rapper Ghostface Killah and the even more... Read More
Posted 6 years ago