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Brother Ali announces new album, shares two new songs

The new album is coming this May.
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A brand-new Brother Ali album, All the Beauty In This Whole Life, will be out on May 5.

Produced entirely by Ant, reuniting with the Minneapolis rapper for the first time since 2009's Us, Ali's given us quite the taste of the new project with two very different tracks.

All the Beauty is Ali's first full-length release since 2012's Mourning in America and Dreaming in Color. Here he is talking about the new project.

Today's announcement came with a lyric video the first single “Own Light (What Hearts Are For)."

Earlier this week, he released a surprise teaser clip with a different track from the new album, "Pen to Paper."

We also know All The Beauty In This Whole Life will feature deM atlaS, Sa-Roc, Amir Sulaiman and Idris Philips.

It's a big week for Rhymesayers as tomorrow the first big announcement for this year's Soundset is coming out. We'll keep you posted with all the updates.

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