Video: Brother Ali – Mourning In America
Brother Ali brought out the big guns for his “Mourning In America” music video. Ali & director Todd Angkasuwa give us this black & white vid’ full of captivating imagery. Mourning In America and Dreaming In Color drops on September 18th. Read our exclusive interview with Brother Ali here. Read what he had to say about this track below.
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