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Legendary: "The Revolution Will Not Be Televised"

“The Revolution Will Not Be Televised”

You will not be able to stay home, brother.
You will not be able to plug in, turn on and cop out. 490 more words

Cultural Competence

the revolution will not be televised

The revolution will not give your mouth sex appeal.

The revolution will not go better with coke.

The revolution will be no re-run, brother.
The revolution will be live. 37 more words


Gil Scott-Heron. 5 songs. a playlist.

(in memory of  Gil Scott-Heron 1949-2011)

Perhaps it’s the price to pay: to lose yourself since you got such a clear view of our post-industrial, media dependent society with all its contradictions and you were able to convey (power of the art) a truth that through breaths, words and music becomes immortal poetry. 316 more words

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No War, NO FALSE FLAG began as a graphic series using my own art, collage, and open-sourced material to incorporate the constructs of prominent political, artistic iconoclasts and their highly debatable ideas. 122 more words

Gil Heron - Celtic's first black star

This article came about after a colleague asked what music I was listening to. When I told him it was Gil Scott-Heron he informed me that the musician’s father played for Celtic. 1,500 more words


Gil Scott-Heron - Me And The Devil

I’m New Here is the thirteenth studio album by American soul artist Gil Scott-Heron, released February 8, 2010 on XL Recordings. It is Scott-Heron’s first album of original material in sixteen years, following a period of personal and legal troubles with drug addiction. 92 more words

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India Needs Hip Hop Right Now

In February of 2016, the ‘JNU incident‘ rocked India, and laid bare, among other things, an insidious campaign by the government to clamp down on voices of protest and dissent – voices such as that of Kanhaiya Kumar, Umar Khalid and more. 1,291 more words