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Brother Ali: The Undisputed Truth

Jeff Weiss, Stylus, 25 April 2007

BROTHER ALI'S DEBUT RECORD, 2003's Shadows' lack of cohesion was best summed up in a ham-handed punch-line, wherein Ali declared he was "a cross between John Gotti and Mahatma Gandhi." Sure, if being John Gotti means running interference for Slug, helping him escape a pack of deranged emo chicks. It was the sort of lazy boast you'd expect to hear on a Fat Joe record, not someone being talked up as one of the underground's newest leading lights.

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