Shipped With Perfection

Leonard Chess was a record-company executive from Chicago, Illinois, the co-founder of the 1950 American record label Chess Records. He ran the legendary company with his brother, Phil, through the 1950s and ’60s. The label started selling albums at the back of Chess’ Cadillac, and had launched the careers of legendary musical personalities such as American blues singers and harmonica and guitar players Little Walter and Howlin’ Wolf, American blues musician Muddy Waters, American soul legend Etta Jamesand American guitarist singer-songwriters Chuck Berry and Bo Diddley.

The film stars American actors Adrien Brody as Chess, Cedric the Entertainer as Willie Dixon, Mos Def as Chuck Berry, Columbus Short as Little Walter, Jeffrey Wright as Muddy Waters and Beyonce Knowles as Etta James

The movie hits theaters December 5th.

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