Gil Scott-Heron Dies at 62

The world loses a legend today as the esteemed poet, musician and revolutionary Gil Scott-Heron

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The world loses a legend today as the esteemed poet, musician and revolutionary Gil Scott-Heron dies this afternoon in New York City. His body of work has influenced generations of hip-hop artists, and is often credited as one of the catalysts behind the creation of the hip-hop genre. He’s also responsible for one of music’s most famous compositions/songs, “The Revolution Will Not Be Televised.” So in tribute, we leave to you Gil Scott Heron’s most renowned audio piece below. Salute!

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