RIP Gil Scott-Heron: 5 YouTube Videos To Remember Him By



The great Gil Scott-Heron died Friday at age 62, and across the Internet, the

American poet, musician and author is remembered for his groundbreaking music and influential style.

One of his most popular compositions was “The Revolution Will Not Be Televised,” but when he recorded that poem and song back in 1970, he didn’t realize that a lot of his work would be immortalized on YouTube decades later.

We’ve scoured YouTube and found the 5 most popular official videos of Gil Scott-Heron‘s work, giving you a small taste of his recording and performing career that spanned four decades. Gil, you’ll be missed:


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