GRITtv: Mos Def: It Ain't My Fault (It's BP's)

"It Ain't My Fault" is an old New Orleans tune, a familiar one to anyone who's been around the city. The chorus has taken on new resonance in recent years, and especially in the wake of BP's oil flooding the Gulf of Mexico. At a recent benefit for Gulf Aid, hip-hop artist Mos Def put some new lyrics to the song that personalize the newest tragedy to hit the city of New Orleans.

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