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February 24, 2010
The poet/rapper's debut project, “Invictos,” was named by Spin magazine — for good reason — as one of “rap's most slept-on releases of 2013's first quarter.” Ali, who works closely with another Scapescape act in Schwarz, has won over many audiences with performances remarkable for his unhinged urgency.
Abdu Ali performs 11:30 p.m.-midnight Friday at the Crown, 1910 N. Charles St.
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Wesley Case is a features reporter for the Baltimore Sun and b. Since October 2008, he's covered Baltimore's burgeoning music and arts scene, including b cover stories on Dan Deacon, Beach House and Rome Cee. Between March and August 2011, he launched and wrote a pop music blog for b called Louder Now. He now handles the Midnight Sun nightlife blog.