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New Mavis Staples video: We Get By

Video: Mavis Staples — “We Get By” (ft. Ben Harper) Mavis Staples – "We Get By" (feat. Ben Harper)Watch this video on YouTube From We Get By, due May 24 on Anti. Mavis Staples is a great American hero. I want her to adopt me so she can be my kid’s grandma. She is the … Continue reading New Mavis Staples video: We Get By

New Mavis Staples video: If All I Was Was Black

Video: Mavis Staples — “If All I Was Was Black” Mavis Staples – "If All I Was Was Black"Watch this video on YouTube From If All I Was Was Black, out now on Anti. Mavis Staples is 78 years old and she’s been singing professionally for 70 of those. Thank about that. She’s been getting … Continue reading New Mavis Staples video: If All I Was Was Black

Chuck D and Mavis Staples bring the pride in new video

Video: Chuck D -- “Give We The Pride” ft. Mavis Staples

Chuck D - Give We The Pride ft. Mavis Staples (Official Video)

Chuck D continues to rule. The Public Enemy leader comes to Chicago to hang out with Mavis Staples and to showcase 2120 South Michigan Avenue, the former home of Chess Records. Also featured prominently in the video is Tribune/Sound Opinions critic Greg Kot’s Mavis biography, I’ll Take You There. Chuck’s new album, The Black In Man, is available now via Rap Central Station.