While Neil Armstrong was stepping and leaping, I was warm and cozy in my mom’s uterus, Space Odyssey style. Rest In Peace
If you hide your ignorance, no one will hit you and you’ll never learn.
No matter how far wrong you’ve gone, you can always turn around.
Gil’s final album “I’m New Here” (released in 2010) was heart-felt, reflective and poignent. It was on par with the spirit and soul of his best work and how I will always remember him. Check out these links to learn more about Gil Scott-Heron, his contribution to society and what he meant to others.
He [Gil Scott] was to America’s ghetto what Bob Dylan was to the rest of the country, a militant voice of protest.
Of course, Gil Scott-Heron’s contribution to HIP HOP and modern music cannot be overstated. There are too many branches of influence to name, but do the knowledge and you will know that “The Revolution will be no re-run brothers, the REVOLUTION will be LIVE!”