Saturday, May 28, 2011

R.I.P. Gil Scott-Heron

"Gil Scott-Heron, the poet and recording artist whose syncopated spoken style and mordant critiques of politics, racism and mass media in pieces like “The Revolution Will Not Be Televised” made him a notable voice of black protest culture in the 1970s and an important early influence on hip-hop, died on Friday at St. Luke’s Hospital in Manhattan. He was 62 and had been a longtime resident of Harlem....."
Read the rest of the New York Times article here.

1 comment:

  1. Maybe you would enjoy this:

    My remix of GSH - Whitey on the moon.

    :) enjoy... btw thanks for a good blog.