Thursday, March 31, 2011
"Late Night with The Copyright Criminals All-Star Band."
In celebration of the Copyright Criminals (documentary film) DVD [re-]release, Chuck D, Clyde Stubblefield, and Eclectic Method appeared on the 3/29-30 Late Night episode. Joined by The Roots' Black Thought ("Flavor Flav") and ?uestlove, the crew dubbed "The Copyright Criminals All-Star Band" riffled through a live cover version of Public Enemy's 1989 hit single, "Fight the Power."
Said 2009 Franzen & Kembrew/PBS documentary,which examines the art/legality of sampling, has been expanded into a larger package - Copyright Criminals: The Funky Drummer Edition (Box Set). The film itself features appearance from the above-stated, as well as the likes of De La Soul, George Clinton, Mix Master Mike (Beastie Boys), El-P, Cee-Lo, Danger Mouse, Prefuse 73, Sage Francis, Eyedea & Abilities, Pete Rock, DJ Q-bert, and Saul Williams. The new DVD [box] set includes an exclusive Clyde Stubblefield's Ultimate Breaks and Beats 12," Copyright Criminals All-Stars Trading Cards, a poster, stickers collection, and additional footage (ie: Remix/Mega-Mix videos).
Pick up a copy of ...The Funky Drummer Edition over @ Amazon for $45, while supplies last.