We’re now into Day 2 of this year’s SnowBall music festival. If you have yet to go, here’s a few things to know and look out for.
Seattle-based Rhymesayers act Grieves, along with production and collaboration mate Budo, bring an indie hip-hop style that emulates the signature sound of the label, reminiscent of Atmosphere and Brother Ali, from the lyrical prose to the production talent presented on this year’s Together / Apart.
Many thought it an odd choice to have the Rhymesayers emissary, Brother Ali, open up a show for, Bassnectar, one of the most successful DJ/Musicians currently touring today. However, after his opening salvo and subsequent hour long set, Ali quieted all the naysayers and quite possibly won a few new fans along the way.
Brother Ali is one busy dude. After assisting the group Pepper on their “Like a Surgeon Tour” by playing Chicago on October 21st, (as well as Lawrence, KS on the 24th and various other dates), Ali will swing into Broomfield to play the 1st Bank Center in support of musician/DJ Bassnectar on Saturday, October […]
Brother Ali is one of the most consistent MCs on the microphone today. His previous Rhymesayers releases have been hailed by critics and fans alike. This time around, Ali goes the short and sweet route, issuing The Truth Is Here as a 9-song EP that has only one guest appearance: Atmosphere’s Slug, who is the […]
While many hip-hop aficionado’s were awaiting the arrival of this summer’s Rock The Bells tour, there were many lesser known fans who were eagerly anticipating its more Independent cousin, The Paid Dues Tour. Presented and hosted by Living Legends alum Murs 3:16 in association with Guerilla Union, this hip hop festival was supported by live […]
“I look at music,” said Rhymesayers resident Muslim MC, Brother Ali. “Not just hip-hop, but music. I’m not competing with any of my contemporaries when I make music…I’m looking at Stevie Wonder as the standard; Otis Redding, that’s [the level] I’m aiming for.” Ali, a resident of Minneapolis, MN is the new breed of rapper, […]
Minneapolis bred Brother Ali, the Albino with the mostest, is the new crown prince of hip hop. While Slick Rick set the bar pretty high with his oft-imitated, but never duplicated, classic debut album The Great Adventures Of Slick Rick The Ruler, Ali rises to the challenge with his, under-rated, slept on debut, Shadows On […]