Tag Archives: Gil Scott-Heron

The Revolution Will Not Be Televised

Observers note that both ABC and CBS suspended their live video feeds moments before the Oakland police unleashed “flash-bang” grenades on protesters. Obviously, the cops didn’t want their actions transmitted to America’s living rooms. Pity about that iPhone thing, huh?

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Gil Scott-Heron Dies At 62

No word yet on the cause of death.

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Gil Scott-Heron – Me & The Devil

I spent the weekend grooving on this track from Gil Scott-Heron’s new album I’m New Here, which is just out. This clip closes with a spoken word interlude from “The Godfather of Rap.”

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