Us (Brother Ali album)

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Us
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Studio album by Brother Ali
Released September 22, 2009 (2009-09-22)
Genre Hip hop
Length 61:50
Label Rhymesayers Entertainment
Producer Ant
Brother Ali chronology
The Truth Is Here
(2009)
Us
(2009)
The Bite Marked Heart
(2012)
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 83/100[1]
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3.5/5 stars[2]
The A.V. Club A-[3]
BBC Music mixed[4]
The Current favorable[5]
HipHopDX 4.5/5[6]
Pitchfork Media 7.8/10[7]
PopMatters 10/10 stars[8]
Slant Magazine 4/5 stars[9]
Spin favorable[10]

Us is a studio album by American rapper Brother Ali. It was released on Rhymesayers Entertainment on September 22, 2009. The album is produced entirely by Ant.[11]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Brothers and Sisters" (featuring Chuck D and Stokley Williams) 1:28
2. "The Preacher"   3:23
3. "Crown Jewel"   3:57
4. "House Keys"   2:42
5. "Fresh Air"   4:42
6. "Tight Rope"   3:36
7. "Breakin' Dawn"   4:38
8. "The Travelers"   5:18
9. "Babygirl"   4:34
10. "Round Here"   3:55
11. "Bad Mufucker Pt. 2" (featuring Murs) 3:35
12. "Best @it" (featuring Freeway and Joell Ortiz) 4:24
13. "Games"   3:44
14. "Slippin' Away"   4:59
15. "You Say (Puppy Love)"   4:17
16. "Us" (featuring Stokley Williams) 2:44

Charts[edit]

Chart Peak
position
Billboard 200[12] 56
Independent Albums[13] 6
Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums[14] 29
Rap Albums[15] 14
Tastemaker Albums[16] 7

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Us by Brother Ali". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved July 23, 2016. 
  2. ^ Brown, Marisa. "Brother Ali - Us". AllMusic. Retrieved July 23, 2016. 
  3. ^ Rabin, Nathan (September 29, 2009). "Brother Ali: Us". The A.V. Club. Retrieved July 23, 2016. 
  4. ^ Lawrence, Alistair (2009). "Brother Ali - Us - Review". BBC Music. Retrieved July 23, 2016. 
  5. ^ Safar, David (September 22, 2009). "Album Review: Brother Ali - Us". The Current. Retrieved July 23, 2016. 
  6. ^ Tardio, Andres (September 19, 2009). "Brother Ali - Us". HipHopDX. Retrieved July 23, 2016. 
  7. ^ Patrin, Nate (September 24, 2009). "Brother Ali: Us". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved July 23, 2016. 
  8. ^ Martin, Andrew (October 8, 2009). "Brother Ali: Us". PopMatters. Retrieved July 23, 2016. 
  9. ^ Cataldo, Jesse (September 21, 2009). "Brother Ali - Us". Slant Magazine. Retrieved July 23, 2016. 
  10. ^ Reeves, Mosi (October 5, 2009). "Brother Ali, ‘Us’ (Rhymesayers)". Spin. Retrieved July 23, 2016. 
  11. ^ "Brother Ali - Us". Rhymesayers Entertainment. Retrieved July 23, 2016. 
  12. ^ "Brother Ali - Chart history - Billboard 200". Billboard. Retrieved July 23, 2016. 
  13. ^ "Brother Ali - Chart history - Independent Albums". Billboard. Retrieved July 23, 2016. 
  14. ^ "Brother Ali - Chart history - Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums". Billboard. Retrieved July 23, 2016. 
  15. ^ "Brother Ali - Chart history - Rap Albums". Billboard. Retrieved July 23, 2016. 
  16. ^ "Brother Ali - Chart history - Tastemaker Albums". Billboard. Retrieved July 23, 2016. 

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