Gil Scott-Heron

Wendell B. Harris/Black Star – Chameleon Street/Brown Skin Lady (1989/1998)

Sampling from the world of cinema, Black Star adds another layer of social commentary via the understated brilliance of independent film, Chameleon Street.

Joe Bataan – The Bottle (La Botella) (Multiple Versions)

A must-listen as Joe Bataan pays tribute to Gil Scott-Heron by doing his version of The Bottle.

Revolutionary Thought – Connecting Heron to Du Bois

The road leading from Gil Scott-Heron to W.E.B. Du Bois is paved with the theories of timeless thinkers and set to a soundtrack consisting of hip-hop, jazz, and funk. In changing the world of today into the society of tomorrow, we must remember to appreciate both.

“One for Gil” (A Gil Scott-Heron Tribute) – Mixed by DJ Center (w/ Alternate Artwork)

A magnificent ode to the great Gil Scott-Heron, mixed by New York Native, DJ Center.