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Rapper Brother Ali comes to Stateline this week

Brother Ali performs at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino.
Provided / Mike Madison

If you go ...

What: Brother Ali 2020

When: 7 p.m., Tuesday Feb. 18

Where: Vinyl inside Hard Rock Hotel & Casino (50 US Hwy 50, Stateline)

Tickets: $20-65

Info: http://www.rhymesayers.com/artists/brotherali

Rapper Brother Ali performs 7 p.m., Tuesday Feb. 18 at Vinyl located inside the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. Highly regarded rapper, Brother Ali brings his personal and socially conscious brand of hip-hop to Lake Tahoe.

Originally from Wisconsin, Jason Douglas, better known as Brother Ali was introduced to rap and break-dancing while in Wisconsin and Minnesota.

Brother Ali is part of the Rhymesayers Entertainment hip-hop collective and is known for his unique rap style and strong activism for social justice.

Brother Ali’s songs focus on struggles and conflicts such as tolerance, racism, political power and economic struggles.

His musical career launched in 2003 when he released the album, Shadows of the Sun that mentions albinism and blindness.

In 2016, Brother Ali endorsed Bernie Sanders.

After the election, Brother Ali released his first album in over five years called All the Beauty in This Whole Life which focuses on spirituality, life as a father and family.

Brother Ali just released Secrets & Escapes this last November. Don’t miss seeing Brother Ali’s Secrets & Escapes Tour this week at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino.

Tickets to Brother Ali range from $20-65. VIP Meet & Greet tickets are available.

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