Sunday, May 29, 2011

Celebs react to the disappearance of the "Godfather" of rap, Gil Scott-Heron

The death of Gil Scott-Heron leaves the world of hip-hop orphan. This pioneer, poet and keen observer of American society died Friday at age 62. The musician, author of "The Revolution Will Not Be Televised" in 1974, faced drug problems for many, many years. Via Twitter, American artists reflect the impact and influence that Gia Scott-Heron and was left on the music.

Thus, Eminem wrote: "RIP Gil Scott-Heron. He influenced the whole hip-hop. "Snoop Dogg has welcomed him" one of the greatest. " Usher reflects "the loss of a very important poet." Chuck D of Public Enemy has twittered: "RIP GSH. And we do what we do and how we do it with you. And to those who do not know, get your hat with your hand on your heart and say hello.

"Still others have expressed, as Cee Lo Green, who called it" GOD ". While the actress Sarah Silverman remembered a man who "reflected the ugliness with beauty, boldness and value. "

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