Gil-Scott Heron Dead At 62

Posted by | May 28, 2011 13:17 | Filed under: Top Stories

Known for his spoken-word music laying the groundwork for rap

Scott-Heron was known for work that reflected the fury of black America in the post-civil rights era and also spoke to the social and political disparities in the country. His songs often had incendiary titles – “Home is Where the Hatred Is,” or “Whitey on the Moon,” and through spoken word and song, he tapped the frustration of the masses.

Also known for The Revolution Will Not Be Televised

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