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Revolutionary Artist, Musician, Poet Gil Scott-Heron Dies

 
 
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Counter-cultural hero, poet, songwriter, and innovator Gil-Scott Heron died yesterday.

Scott-Heron was known as the "Godfather of Rap" because of his spoken-word creations.

Remember him with the song he's most famous for, "the Revolution Will Not be Televised," below.

 

AlterNet / By Sarah Seltzer

Posted at May 28, 2011, 3:52am

 
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