The Truth Is Here

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The Truth Is Here
The truth is here cover.jpg
EP by Brother Ali
Recorded March 12, 2009
Genre Hip hop
Label Rhymesayers Entertainment/ Warner Music Group
Producer Ant
Brother Ali chronology
The Undisputed Truth
(2007)
The Truth Is Here
(2009)
Us
(2009)

The Truth Is Here is an EP by Rhymesayers MC Brother Ali.The song "Good Lord" had a promotional video. The record contains nine songs which were previously unreleased.The CD was also sold with a DVD filled with interviews, music videos, and a full-length live performance from his The Undisputed Truth tour.[1]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
HipHopDX 4.5/5 stars[2]
Mindinversion (10/10)[3]
The Phoenix 4/4 stars[4]
Pitchfork (7.4/10)[5]
PopMatters (8/10)[6]
Rapreviews (7.5/10)[7]

The Ep was universally acclaimed by critics and gained 86% based on 6 reviews.[8]

  • The Phoenix (4/4) - "The Truth Is Here is his second perfect disc in that many years and just earned a spot in my Top Five Alive column."[9]
  • Pitchfork (7.4/10) - "No one aspect of Ali's personality really dominates. The Truth Is Here is all the stronger for it, and that can only be considered a good sign."[10]

Sales[edit]

The CD debuted at number 119 on the Billboard 200 and sold 4,861 units in its first week out.[11]

Track list[edit]

  1. "Real As Can Be"
  2. "Philistine David"
  3. "Little Rodney"
  4. "Palm The Joker"
  5. "Good Lord"
  6. "Baby Don't Go"
  7. "Talkin' My Shit"
  8. "The Believers" (featuring Slug)
  9. "Begin Here"

Personnel[edit]

  • Engineer – Joe "Mabbs" Mabbott
  • Executive Producer – A. Davis, A. Newman, B. Sayers
  • Mastered By – Chris Gerhinger
  • Mixed By – Joe "Mabbs" Mabbott
  • Producer – Ant
  • Scratches – Ant

Album chart positions[edit]

Chart (1992) Peak
position
Billboard 200[12] 119
Top Independent Albums[13] 18

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