With little more than an obscure tape and a Rhymesayers affiliation, Brother Ali entered 2003 with a fan base that is barely worth mentioning. That is until he cast his shadow on hip-hop. While I instantly called it album of the year when I reviewed in April, it took some time before
With 2003's best album, Brother Ali proved that he is not only one of the most talented artists in hip-hop, but one of the most interesting. This feature confirms that.