Posts with tag "gil scott-heron"
- Posted May 28th 2011 at 01:33 PM by Christine Fenno
Cee Lo Green heard the news and proclaimed, "Rest in peace to the GOD" while comic Sarah Silverman remembered a man who "mirrored ugliness with beauty, audacity & valor." Gil Scott-Heron, 62, the pioneering author and musician known by many as "the godfather of rap" passed away Friday, according to the New York Times. As a young man, the Chicago native was one of the first the recording...
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