Gil Scott-Heron, the poet behind the song “The Revolution Will Not Be Televised,” has died in New York City. He was 62 years old. “The Revolution Will Not Be Televised” was a blast at consumer culture.
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Gil Scott-Heron, a singer, songwriter, poet and author whose social commentary and combination of spoken words with musical grooves are widely cited as a seminal influence on rap music, died Friday.
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"The ghetto was a haven/ for the meanest creature ever known," Gil Scott-Heron reported on "Your Soul and Mine," a song from his 2010 comeback album "I’m New Here." For four decades, Heron stared that.
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US musician and poet Gil Scott-Heron, often called the Godfather of Rap, has died in a New York hospital aged 62. The cause of his death is not clear, but he is believed to have become ill after.
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Next Monday I will be sitting on stage at the Southbank Centre in London with Gil Scott-Heron, the great American songwriter, singer, pianist and band leader. We will be chatting about his work, life.
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January 21, 2008 • American poet and musician Gil Scott-Heron, best known for his song "The Revolution Will Not Be Televised," reads from his new book about the Martin Luther King, Jr., holiday and.
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Gil Scott-Heron, the poet, soul singer and visionary, passed away Friday afternoon at the age of 62. The details of how he died were not immediately available. Scott-Heron, who was HIV positive, had.
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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.
“Despite all these problems, we’re supposed to celebrate this achievement that has nothing to do with the lives of real Americans,” Marcus Baram, author of the biography “Gil Scott-Heron: Pieces of a.
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Gil Scott-Heron, the poet and musician best known for his song “The Revolution Will Not Be Televised,” and whose style was a precursor to hip-hop, died Friday in New York City, The Associated Press.
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Revolutionary poet and musician Gil Scott-Heron, best known for his 1970 work “The Revolution Will Not Be Televised,” died May 27th at a New York City hospital. The exact cause of death is currently.
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Public Enemy’s Chuck D heralded Scott-Heron as “the manifestation of the spoken word” in a 2010 profile on the late Harlem renaissance poet for The New Yorker. Mister D projects fairness in his.
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When Gil Scott-Heron re-emerged a few years ago from a long period of musical exile, his acclaimed new album led to a reappraisal of his work and influence. As he turned 60, the American author, poet,
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