04/02/2014 05:23 pm ET Updated Apr 02, 2014

Celebrating Gil-Scott Heron On What Would've Been His 65th Birthday

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Today marks what would have been Gil Scott-Heron’s 65th birthday. Considered one of the godfathers of Hip-Hop, alongside names like James Brown, The Last Poets, and George Clinton - Gil passed away in 2011 at the age of 62.

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