Gil Scott-Heron, Poet And Musician, Has Died

(Blog Post) The influential poet and musician is often credited with being one of the progenitors of hip-hop, and is best known for the spoken-word piece "The Revolution Will Not Be Televised." Full Story »

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Posted by: Posted by Jon Mitchell - May 27, 2011 - 8:05 PM PDT
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Edited by: Jon Mitchell - May 28, 2011 - 12:27 PM PDT

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by Jon Mitchell - May. 28, 2011
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Shawn Perry
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by Shawn Perry - Jan. 30, 2014

This contained a lot of detail on the life of Gil Scott Heron without making it very lengthy. It showed how he influenced culture and gave a timeline of his accomplishments.

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