And you definitely won’t hear about the Revolution on Facebook either. It’s basically not even a thing anymore. RIP Gil Scott-Heron (1949-2011)

Gil Scott-Heron, Voice of Black Culture, Dies at 62:

“You can go into Ginsberg and the Beat poets and Dylan, but Gil Scott-Heron is the manifestation of the modern word,” Chuck D., the leader of Public Enemy, told The New Yorker in 2010. “He and the Last Poets set the stage for everyone else.”

Gil Scott-Heron, “The Revolution Will Not Be Televised” [Buy Small Talk at 125th and Lenox (1970)]

Kanye West, “Who Will Survive In America” [Buy My blah blah blah Fantasy (2010)]

Gil Scott-Heron, “On Coming From A Broken Home (Part 2)” [Buy I'm New Here (2010)]

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One Response to And you definitely won’t hear about the Revolution on Facebook either. It’s basically not even a thing anymore. RIP Gil Scott-Heron (1949-2011)

  1. David G says:

    Just wanted to state for the record that a spammer tagged this post with this amazing GSH lyric: “It’s a mass of irony for all the world to see – It’s the nation’s capital, it’s Washington D.C.” Thanks, spammer!