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Scott-Heron, Gil

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishScott-Heron, GilGil Scott-HeronScott-Heron, Gil /ɡɪl/  (1949-2011) a US poet, musician, and writer who became famous in the 1970s and 1980s for his songs about social and political problems, especially those affecting African Americans. His style of speaking rather than singing the words of songs later influenced hiphop music. His best-known song is The Revolution Will Not Be Televised. His full name was Gilbert Scott-Heron.
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