Gil Scott Heron Pieces Of A Man

Gil Scott Heron The Revolution Will Not Be Televised

Written by Delmar Napue

After another disappointing release from Kanye West last year I went back in his catalog and decided to listen to some of the music that I felt made him great. I start with Late Registration, An album that was filled with soul beats, one of a kind features, and most importantly, samples. I’m skimming song after song until I reach the 7th track “My Way Home” featuring another Chicago legend, Common. I press play and suddenly I’m hit with a smooth, slowed down, jazzy voice singing “I’m on my way home”. Curiosity sets in as I’m now googling who it was Kanye sampled until the name Gil Scott Heron pops up.Continue reading