Gil Scott-Heron – I’m New Here Album Stream *Must Listen
"Anyone familiar with the 1974 line "The revolution will not be televised," or the many subsequent uses of that now ubiquitous cultural marker, is familiar with Gil Scott-Heron, whether they know it or not.
His politically inspired spoken word soul music had its heyday in the '70s and '80s ("What's the word? Johannesburg"), and the years since
Still, he's not dead yet, and has returned to form with a new collection of material titled I'm New Here. The CD is due out soon, but the website of the British Guardian newspaper is currently streaming it in full.
written by Jackson Williams of
GSH was rapping before brothaz even knew what rapping was. I wonder if half of the rappers that have sampled GSH even knew where the samples came from. Genius is used very loosely these days isn't it? (Kanye) GSH's back catalog will bring you up to speed on the real genius of this man. Google him. And yes he is still very much alive and well.