Gil Scott-Heron RIP

Gil Scott-Heron performing

Gil Scott-Heron

I was really sad to read about the death of Gil Scott-Heron at the weekend, a true great and pioneer in music and, in my opinion, an absolute legend. It’s just over a year ago that I was excitedly blogging about the release of his last album, I’m New Here. Unfortunately it’ll be his last but he leaves behind a large and brilliant catalogue of music.
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New Gil Scott-Heron Album

Gil Scott Heron's I'm New Here

I'm New Here album cover

RAD, not something I was expecting to see but there’s a new Gil Scott-Heron album on the way, it’s entitled I’m New Here out on the 8th of February on XL Recordings.

As far as I was aware he’s been in and out of prison for the last decade or so so I’m glad he’s got it together to release some new material.
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