Gil Scott-Heron’s Message To The Messengers … THOUGHTS?
Gil Scott-Heron’s Message to the Messenger (died May 27, 2011): poet, inventor of spoken word, recording artist, political revolutionist, labeled “the DNA of hiphop! His syncopated spoken style and mordant critiques of politics, racism and mass media in pieces like “The Revolution Will Not Be Televised” made him a notable voice of black protest culture in the 1970s and an important early influence on hip-hop…even today. Watch, listen: “Message To The Messengers” HOW REVELANT ARE HIS WORDS TODAY? THOUGHTS?