April 1: Gil Scott Heron Was Born. (1949)

April 1, 1949 – On This Date In Hip-Hop, Gil Scott Heron was born. The soul and jazz poet helped influence a new genre of music which would become Hip-Hop. He is widely considered as The Godfather of Hip-Hop.

ABOVE: Gil Scott-Heron: The Godfather of Hip-Hop
ABOVE: “The Revolution Will Not Be Televised”

Happy Birthday and R.I.P. to Gil Scott-Heron!
The Revolution Will Not Be Televised. 💯

GEM: Comments will make your wallet fat. 🤑

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