Having already released the critically-acclaimed The Truth Is Here EP/DVD [click to read] this year, Rhymesayers Entertainment‘s Brother Ali [click to read] is gearing up for his full-length contribution to 2009. Titled Us, the fourth long-player released by the Minneapolis-based emcee. Exclusive information confirms that Ali, known for limited guest appearances, will be joined on the album by Public Enemy‘s Chuck D, Joell Ortiz, Stokley Williams of Mint Condition and “The Truth” collaborator Freeway [click to read].

Known for almost exclusively working on his albums with Atmosphere member Ant, production has yet to be confirmed. Last year, Ali‘s hit “The Truth” came courtesy of Seattle-based veteran Jake One.

In promotion of the September 22 album, Ali is touring with newly-acquired Rhymesayers artist and Dilated Peoples emcee/producer Evidence, as well as Toki Wright.

Dates are below:

SEPT 22   DULUTH, MN   PIZZA LUCE

SEPT 23  MANKATO, MN   WHAT’S UP LOUNGE

SEPT 24  IOWA CITY, IA   THE INDUSTRY

SEPT 25  SIOUX FALLS, SD   NUTTY’S NORTH

SEPT 26  OMAHA, NE    THE WAITING ROOM

SEPT 27  LAWRENCE, KS   GRANADA

SEPT 29  DENVER, CO   OGDEN THEATER

SEPT 30  BOULDER, CO   FOX THEATRE

OCT 1   COLORADO SPRINGS, CO THE BLACK SHEEP

OCT 2   SALT LAKE CITY, UT  IN THE VENUE

OCT 3   BOISE, ID    THE VENUE

OCT 4   MISSOULA, MT   THE BADLANDER

OCT 6   SPOKANE, WA   THE BOULEVARD

OCT 7   SEATTLE, WA   NEUMO’S

OCT 8   VICTORIA, BC   ELEMENT

OCT 9   VANCOUVER, BC   VENUE

OCT 10  BELLINGHAM, WA   THE NIGHTLIGHT

OCT 11  PORTLAND, OR   HAWTHORNE THEATER

OCT 12  EUGENE, OR   WOW HALL

OCT 14   ARCATA, CA   HUMBOLDT STATE UNIV

OCT 15   RENO, NV    THE NEW OASIS

OCT 16  SANTA CRUZ, CA   THE CATALYST

OCT 17  SAN FRANCISCO, CA  SLIM’S

OCT 18  SANTA CLARA, CA   AVALON NIGHTCLUB

OCT 20  LOS ANGELES, CA   EL REY THEATRE

OCT 21  SAN DIEGO, CA   CANE’S

OCT 22  TEMPE, AZ    CLUB RED

OCT 23  TUCSON, AZ   CLUB CONGRESS

OCT 24  ALBUQUERQUE, NM  SUNSHINE THEATER

OCT 26  LUBBOCK, TX   THE FOUNDATION

OCT 27  DALLAS, TX    GRANADA THEATER

OCT 28   AUSTIN, TX    EMO’S

OCT 29  HOUSTON, TX   WAREHOUSE LIVE

NOV 1  ORLANDO, FL   THE SOCIAL

NOV 4  CARRBORO, NC   CAT’S CRADLE

NOV 5  BALTIMORE, MD   THE OTTOBAR

NOV 6  PHILADELPHIA, PA  1st UNITARIAN CHURCH

NOV 7  NEW YORK, NY   IRVING PLAZA

NOV 8  BOSTON, MA   THE PARADISE

NOV 9  BURLINGTON, VT   HIGHER GROUND

NOV 10  PORTLAND, ME   THE ASYLUM

NOV 11  NORTHAMPTON, MA  PEARL STREET

NOV 13  CLEVELAND, OH   GROG SHOP

NOV 14  COLUMBUS, OH   SKULLY’S MUSIC DINER

NOV 15  LOUISVILLE, KY   UNCLE PLEASANT’S

NOV 17  ANN ARBOR, MI   BLIND PIG

NOV 18  CHICAGO, IL   METRO

NOV 19  MADISON, WI   BARRYMORE THEATER

NOV 20  MINNEAPOLIS, MN   FIRST AVENUE

Pre-sale tickets, made available this morning, are [click here].