Saturday, May 28, 2011

Gil Scott-Heron Dies-age 62

NEW YORK — The author of the song "The Revolution Will Not Be Televised" – which helped pioneer sounds that would fuse to become rap – has died in New York City. Musician Gil Scott-Heron was 62. read more

Gil Scott Heron, a true giant of commentary music, understood the power of how to move, groove and teach through his music. He, along with The Last Poets, effectively married the spoken word with hypnotic beats.

His searing insight will truly be missed...

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