Simon Vozick-Levinson
April 29, 2009 AT 10:02 PM EDT

Hustle & Flow director Craig Brewer already found an Oscar in Memphis’ music scene. Now he’s going back. Brewer’s new MTV series $5 Cover, about talented Memphis locals trying to make it big, premieres this Friday. In the meantime, the Music Mix has an exclusive $5 Cover clip starring Americana musician Amy LaVere. Check it out below and let us know what you think of Brewer’s latest project.

More from EW’s Music Mix:
Rivers Cuomo’s new DVD: An exclusive full-song “El Scorcho” clip
Adele to kick off new run of MTV Unplugged
EW’s 50 Most Heartbreaking Songs of All Time

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