EW Exclusive! Mos Def and Lenny Kravitz perform the Gulf Aid track, 'Ain't My Fault.'

We’ve just got our hands on the rather nifty video for “Ain’t My Fault,” the track which Mos Def, Lenny Kravitz, the Preservation Hall Band, Trombone Shorty, and Tim Robbins have recorded to benefit Gulf Aid, the nonprofit established in response to the oil spill off the Louisiana Coast. Mos Def performed the track at a relief concert in New Orleans yesterday—a show that also featured Kravitz, Allen Toussaint, Dr. John, and Kermit Ruffins, and which will air on FUSE this Saturday night. But you can see the video after the jump.

Take a look, tell us what you think, and, obviously, feel free to make a donation.

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  • Jen

    You GO Mos!! Nice tune.

    • JUDY CALVIN

      CARING AND COMPASSION…THANKS GUYS YOU ROCKED IT AT GULF AID. LOVE THE SONG….DONATE GULF AID AND THE VOICES OF THE WETLANDS. DO DAT.

    • brahim

      hi lenny kravitz ist alles ok bei dir?kommst du bald chonmal nach stuttgartich freue mich auf dich wenn du kommst.hoffe du antwortest auf meine email.wfcnsche dir?noch einen schf6nen sonntag!tschfcdf machs gut.mag dichbis gleich.hoffe wir hf6ren uns mal wenn du wieder auf der tournee bist.fand ich toll als du mit deiner musik band mal in stuttgart warst. liebe dich

  • HumidHaney

    I could not me more proud of where the P Hall band has gone and who they have pulled into the tent. Great stuff.

  • Casey

    Mos Def is da man! Love it.

  • BonVvant

    Love the red microphone/blow dryer!

  • Marlenevet

    I loved it ! Music is soooooo cool!

  • sheri’ just sheri’

    goosebumps! simply great!

  • VeeBee

    Rock it boys & stand proud. We will get this heard around Australia. Yoh!

  • Mos Jeff

    This is not a new song, this is a rap put to the music of “It Ain’t My Fault ” By Smokey Johnson one of the greatest New Orleans drummers of all time

  • Todd H. Page

    Exactly what Mos Jeff said.

    This is great, totally diggable, but not original. My jazz band plays this, too.

    • Judy Calvin

      an amazing concert followed by a rock in song….anymore coming our way? I think you all should sell all the recordings from Gulf Aid Benefit..Thanks for your compassion.

  • chris rech

    how can u buy the video like on itunes for a donation would love to have lenny shorty mos and t p j b on my ipod love that stuff peace

  • Berger

    Chuck Love did a remix and video clip for IT AINT MY FAULT or this as well.

    Go to chucklove.com

    all proceeds benefit gulfaid.org

  • Wizz4ever

    Respect! Mighty Mos rockin’ on the old skool joint. Big up to tha funky band… :-)

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