Narrated by Mavis Staples, "The Story of Ben Harper & Charlie Musselwhite" is an animated short that dissects how these two Grammy-winning musicians have come together to share their histories with listeners on their new album 'No Mercy in This Land'.
Continuing with a long standing tradition of honoring individuals who have made "significant or meritorious contributions" to society, Delta State University conferred an honorary doctorate to Mavis Staples at it's spring commencement on May 5th, 2018.
If All I Was Was Black, consists of 10 songs written by Jeff Tweedy with three co-written with Mavis Staples, including the title track we're premiering here. (Jeff wrote the music while Mavis contributed to the lyrics).
Gorillaz just keeps tricklingout the jams from its very stacked album Humanz, due April 28 via Warner Bros. Pusha T and Mavis Staples feature on the psychedelic, yet sharp-edged "Let Me Out." So far, this is the most satisfying of all the guest-heavy collaborations released, the spirit of the downer-pop hit "Clint Eastwood" swirled into fervent soul.