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Poet, Musician and Author Gil Scott-Heron Inducted Into Rock & Roll Hall of Fame as Early Influencer Prophetic Genius Inspired a Generation of Rappers and Musicians with “The Revolution Will Not Be Televised”

Legendary poet, musician and author Gil Scott-Heron will be inducted posthumously in the “Early Influencer” category among the 2021 class of inductees at the 36th Annual Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony held October 30th at the Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse, Cleveland, Ohio. Scott-Heron, who died in 2011, will be represented by family at the ceremony. “We are thrilled by this honor,” said Rumal Rackley, Scott-Heron’s son and Administrator of his estate. […]