Brother Ali will be joining The Roots tonight as a special guest performer on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon. Tune into NBC at 12:35 PM EST/11:35 CST to catch this rare collaboration/jam session. Ali's new album, "Us", is out now on Rhymesayers Entertainment
The follow-up to Ali's critically acclaimed "The Undisputed Truth" which wound up on both Spin and Rolling Stone's Top 50 Albums Of The Year list for 2007. A profound personal glimpse into a vulnerability seldom seen or heard in music, Us touches on the strengths and flaws of the human condition, exploring drug abuse, divorce, homophobia and many more topics that most people are scared to touch in their own lives, much less on an album for the world to see. As with previous endeavors, the beats here are courtesy of Ant, whose production work seems to be getting more soulful and lush by the minute. The guest appearances only accentuate Brother Ali’s strengths, with Chuck D, Freeway, Joell Ortiz and Stokley Williams of Mint Condition making strong appearances. Tour dates available on his MySpace.
MP3 of "Us"