Gil Scott-Heron: 1949-2011

The artist Gil Scott-Heron, a man without whom modern hip-hop would be unimaginable, has died aged 62.

The artist Gil Scott-Heron, a man without whom modern hip-hop would be unimaginable, has died aged 62. Like all paradigm-breakers, his work defies categories – sounding like nothing that preceeded it, yet not limited by the musical movements it helped create.

Here is Scott-Heron performing The Bottle:

Gil Scott-Heron: 1949-2011

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