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.
Mavis and Tweedy cover CCR on Letterman and the host pees himself with joy.
An acoustic version of a Tweedy original.
Watch the gospel goddess cover CCR’s best song with Jeff Tweedy.
The expanded festival inspired us to run back and forth like lunatics.
New releases from Rogue Wave, Besnard Lakes, Ruby Suns, et al.
MP3: “On My Way” by Mavis Staples from We’ll Never Turn Back, out now on Anti. Check out a classic Staples Singers video after the jump…