Tell me about your project dropping on November 19th? It is an all original mixtape titled YNOT, many of the songs speak about issues that I deal with in my life and the way I view the world like in … Continue reading
Famous people rule our country. We look to celebrities for what to wear, what cars to drive, and where to be seen, among other things, so let’s also look at people in the public eye who have worked hard to … Continue reading
In this day and age, recording artists often believe that they have a license to say and do whatever they want. If we look back in time, it is safe to say that the music industry has been filled with … Continue reading
Numerous interviews attempt to strip away the glitz and glamour of the rich and famous in an attempt to portray them as normal. In this fashion, fans can see stars for who they really are, and get a little closer … Continue reading
It’s truly amazing the effect that listening to music can have on a person’s mood. People usually choose to listen to music for two reasons. Either they pick are genre of music that matches their current mood or they choose … Continue reading
I am a little embarrassed to admit that I didn’t know as much about poet and songwriter, Gil Scott-Heron, as many others did as they talked about his recent passing, but as I read the comments about his work and how everyone was affected by it, I was able to experience how important he was to our culture. I was also able to see that I had been exposed to his work on several occasions throughout my life, but I did not have a name to go with the experience.
That’s a damn shame…
Also, am I the only one that thinks of Jill Scott when I see Gil Scott-Heron’s name?
- Gil Scott-Heron, Poet and Music Pioneer, Dies at 62 – NYTimes.com (exitlanguages.wordpress.com)
- Gil Scott-Heron, RIP (brooklynvegan.com)