Saturday, May 28, 2011

A Poet Never Dies, For Their Words Live On Forever - Rest In Peace, Gil Scott Heron

(April 1, 1949 – May 27, 2011)

To all the youngsters who think hip-hop was invented during their lifetime, check your history.

The "Godfather of Spoken Word," Gil Scott-Heron died on the afternoon of May 27, 2011, at St. Luke's Hospital, New York City, after becoming sick upon returning from a European trip.[

Survived by his wife, Brenda Sykes, and daughter, Gia.

"The Revolution Will Not Be Televised"

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