Once again a death has broken my heart. In six short months we’ve lost Teena Marie, Phoebe Snow and now Gil Scott Heron. There’s an expression I’ve been hearing all of my life: “Death comes in threes.” I’m thinking about believing it.
I don’t have anything new to add to all that’s been said about the true father of what we’ve come to know as rap. I simply wanted his picture and his music on my site. Here are two of my favorites. If you’d like a stroll down memory – Enjoy!