BAMP Project proudly presents....
January 22, 7pm
On sale NOW!
GA $25, VIP $50
Originally influenced by Earth, Wind & Fire and born into Hip-Hop through break dancing, Brother Ali has been one with
the mic since he first heard Miilkbone on record. A student of Hip-Hop's golden age, Ali's music ranges from purpose to
passionate, yet always soulful and true to the boastful heritage of hip hop culture. An emcee, producer, host and overall
party-starter, Brother Ali's talents are a well-defined addition to the Rhymesayers family.
In spring of 2000, Ali dropped a sixty-minute story telling and thought sharing album titled, Rites of Passage on
Rhymesayers Entertainment. The self-produced cassette-only anthology introduced Brother Ali's beat making muscles and
extensive writing skills. He played the congas, beat-boxed and still found time to lay out his views on the music
industry, religion and urban life in America.
On stage with only a DJ, Ali's magical gift for capturing the imagination of his audience has been compared to that of a
gospel preacher. His voice, large stature and albino features make him a unique and commanding presence. Brother Ali has
perfected the live performance, having played countless shows with: Guru, Mos Def, De La Soul, El-P, Aceyalone, Souls of
Mischief and Living Legends just to name a few. From September through November 2002, Ali earned his final road-dog tags
showcasing his individual skills performing 63 shows in 71 days with Atmosphere and Murs covering North America.
Brother Ali has maintained credibility over time with guest appearances on such projects as: DJ Abilities', For Persons
With DJ Abilities, Bk one's, For the Love of Music, The Phoenix with Musab on the Twin Cities Music Year Book 2001 CD,
producing six songs on Musab's, Respect The Life album and battling in the 2000 and 2001 finals in the annual Scribble
Jam MC Battles (Ali is featured on three of the Scribble Jam videos: Scribble Jam 2000, Scribble Jam 2001 and the Best of
Ali joined producer ANT (of Atmosphere fame) and went to work creating an intensely powerful album that promised to be
one of the foremost efforts of 2003. Shadows on the Sun is an eighteen-song album produced by Ant, written by Brother Ali
and featuring a guest appearance by Slug (also of Atmosphere). Shadows on the Sun is a testament of Ali's depth, range
and growth as an artist.
Following the release of Champion in the spring of 2004, Ali ran into a number of roadblocks that halted his usually
steady recording process. This included him parting ways with his wife, being homeless, and trying to secure custody of
his son. Armed with a wave of stories to share, Ali recorded The Undisputed Truth, once again with ANT in his corner. The
album is now out.
All ages welcome, under 18 accompanied by adult.
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Added by eyoung45 on January 9, 2010