Gil Scott Heron Dies in New York At 62

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Gil Scott-Heron died Friday afternoon in New York, his book publisher reported. He was 62. 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.”

Damn.

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rGaRtqrlGy8

Gil Scott-Heron, Poet And Musician, Has Died (npr)

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