Gil Scott-Heron, ‘The Revolution Will Not Be Televised’ Singer, Dead at 62!


Gil Scott-Heron, the musician, poet, author and hip-hop pioneer who wrote ‘The Revolution Will Not Be Televised,’ has died in New York at age 62. The sad news was revealed on Twitter by his UK publisher. The cause of death is currently unknown. One of America’s greatest cultural figures of the 1970s and an inspiration to generations since, Scott-Heron had been in fragile health for many years as a result of a decades-long battle with cocaine and HIV infection. Full story at Spinner

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