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Brother Ali - Mourning in America

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Published on Aug 30, 2012

Mourning in America and Dreaming in Color now available
iTunes: http://bit.ly/alimiait
Fifth Element: http://bit.ly/NbZfxY
Produced by Jake One.

This is the title track to my new album, Mourning in America and Dreaming in Color. The first half of the album highlights and critiques the dire situation in which we live. The second half outlines the tremendous opportunity we have to re-imagine and reform our society. This song is an observation and a critique of our culture of death and murder. From actual war zones around the world to our own inner cities where this summer's death rates rival war zones. I also address our national hypocrisy regarding violence. We have a zero tolerance policy of violence committed against us, but we're a lot more lenient and patient when it comes to the violence we commit. "A life is a life and a killer is a killer". -Brother Ali

Video directed by Todd Angkasuwan
Producer: Kevin Boston
DP: Sing Howe Yam
Editor: Todd Angkasuwan
Prod. Mgr: Michael Cheng
Gaffer: Adam Unruh
Key Grip: Aaron Pong
Swing Grip/Electric: Jeff Godshaw
Make-Up: Daisy Maldonado
Choreographer: Amirah Sackett
Dancers: Amirah Sackett, Iman, Kadijah
Actors: Byron Chan, Craig Chen, Taylor Clift, Tariq Hasan, Sevan House, Patrick Isaac, Ross Jones, London Lombana, Ricky Mancia, Malcolm Mays, Nyree Neil, Joseph Olibrice, Marcel Owens, Law Rome, Griffin Skylark, Justin Stehr, Brian Wood
Location: CML Studios
Stage Mgr: Carlos Leon
Special Thanks To: Charles "Tiger" Hernandez, Steven Hernandez

Connect with Brother Ali on
Twitter: http://bit.ly/OHbJky
Facebook: http://on.fb.me/Qovjkg
Fifth Element: http://bit.ly/OK3iQV
Rhymesayers: http://bit.ly/Qop3J9

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