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The idea was well enough received and I’m at a wee bit of a loss for inspiration just now, so here’s another of the bits of vinyl in the cupboard on 10″ vinyl. 601 more words

Gil Scott-Heron

Gil Scott-Heron & Jamie xx - I'll Take Care Of U (Young Turks /XL Recordings)

A quintessential figure in the maturation of Black Music – he’s considered as the one who, along with The Last Poets, would help engender Hip-Hop – … 129 more words


Audiogramme du jeudi 17 Mars 2016

1. Astor Piazzolla – Adios Nonino
2. Gil Scott-Heron – The Bottle
3. Etta James – Out On The Street Again
4. Sly and The Family Stone – Thankfull n’ thoughtful… 59 more words



“Black babies in the womb are shackled, and bound.

Bounded by hatred that keeps beauty down…”

Gil Scott-Heron wrote these prophetic lyrics more than forty years ago. 179 more words

A Conversation - Gil Scott-Heron: Pieces of a Man at The Roundhouse - The 405


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Fans descended on The Roundhouse for a celebration of Gil Scott-Heron, the legendary grandfather of hip-hop. An influential cohort of artists were assembled to pay tribute, including The Invisible’s Dave Okumu (as musical director), Floating Point’s Sam Shepherd, Andreya Triana, Loyle Carner, Kwabs and Reginald D Hunter – to mention just a few. 769 more words


Because I Always Feel Like Running

I always feel like running.

I always feel tense, no matter where I am, or who I am with. Sometimes it is only a little, like when I am only hyper-aware of my surroundings. 439 more words

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