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Mixtape; Hip Hop Is Read Presents: Fathers of Rap, Volume Four: Gil Scott-Heron (Featuring Songs Gil Scott Was Sampled For) Featuring: Common, Masta Ace, Mos Def, 2pac, Little Brother, Joell Ortiz, Q-Tip, The Game Kanye West, & Many More) (Free Download)

In the words of Abiodun Oyewole of The Last Poets, Gil Scott-Heron was “the link between ‘Trane and Malcolm X.” This juxtaposition is an interesting one – one which alludes to, arguably, the very genesis of hip hop: the culmination … Continue reading

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Mixtape: Cookin Soul Presents The Revolution Is Being Televised: A Tribute To Gil Scott-Heron ( 4/1/1949 – 5/27/2011) (2011) (Free Download) (Rest In Peace)

R.I.PGil Scott Heron , the godfather of rap, 4/1/1949 – 5/27/2011 “The Revolution is being televised” a tribute mixtape produced by CookinSoul, cover design by ImpeCorp.com Tracklist: 01 – Intro 02 – Did You Hear What They Said 03 – … Continue reading

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Rest In Power (RIP) Gil Scott-Heron (April 1, 1949 – May 27, 2011) (Gil Scott-Heron, Spoken-Word Musician & Bluesologist Dies at 62) (Bonus Compilation/Mix: T.Shabazz Presents…Gil Scott Heron – A Heartbreaking Work Of Staggering Genius (Best Of Gil Scott Heron) (Bonus Audio & Videos Are Included Also) (Rest In Peace)

I am very saddened and still in disbelief at this news. Gil Scott Heron was one of my favorite musicians and performers ever.If not my favorite.He will be missed beyond belief. And my meager words can’t even begin to describe … Continue reading

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Gerard Smith Of TV On The Radio Succumbs To Lung Cancer (Rest In Power (RIP) Gerard Smith)

TV On The Radio’s Gerard Smith Dies Via: The BBC Band announce the news on their official website Brooklyn-based group TV on the Radio, having announced that bassist Gerard Smith has died of lung cancer, have canceled five upcoming tour … Continue reading

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Rest In Power Keith Elam aka GURU (Gifted Unlimited Rhymes Universal) (July 17, 1961 – April 19, 2010)

Keith Edward Elam (July 17, 1961 – April 19, 2010), better known by his stage name Guru, was an American emcee and member of the hip-hop duo Gang Starr, along with DJ Premier. He was born in Roxbury, Massachusetts.The name … Continue reading

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