Gil Scott-Heron



Gil Scott-Heron

Rating
Active
1969 to 2011
Born
April 1, 1949 in Chicago
Died
May 27, 2011
Location
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Genres
Electronic
Biography
Gil Scott-Heron (born April 1, 1949 in Chicago, died May 27, 2011 in New York City) was an American poet and musician, known primarily for his late 1960s and early 1970s work as a spoken word performer, associated with African American militant activists. Heron is perhaps most well known for his poems/songs "The Revolution Will Not Be Televised" and "What's the Word - Johannesburg" a movement hit during the 1980's South Africa college and national divestment movement in the United States of America.

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Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


Aint Really A Life

Aint Really A Life

Gil Scott-Heron February 1, 2017

12 Tracks

Johannesburg

Johannesburg

Gil Scott-Heron June 17, 2016

12 Tracks

Storm Music: The best of

Storm Music: The best of

Gil Scott-Heron July 29, 2014

15 Tracks

Nothing New

Nothing New

Gil Scott-Heron April 19, 2014

14 Tracks

The Revolution Begins: The Flying Dutchman Masters

The Revolution Begins: The Flying Dutchman Masters

Gil Scott-Heron November 26, 2012

51 Tracks

The Revolution Begins: The Flying Dutchman Masters (Sampler)

The Revolution Begins: The Flying Dutchman Masters (Sampler)

Gil Scott-Heron November 26, 2012

14 Tracks

Real Eyes

Real Eyes

Gil Scott-Heron September 25, 2012

8 Tracks

I'll Take Care of U

I'll Take Care of U

Jamie xx March 7, 2011

2 Tracks

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