Twitter rouwt om Gil Scott-Heron

De Amerikaanse dichter en muzikant Gil Scott-Heron overleed op 27 mei op tweeënzestigjarige leeftijd. Knack Focus sprokkelde reacties op Twitter.

Eminem ‘RIP Gil Scott-Heron. He influenced all of hip-hop.’

Snoop Dogg ‘RIP to 1 of tha greats gil scott heron’

Ghostface Killah (Wu Tang Clan)

‘Salute Mr. Gil Scott-Heron for his wisdom and poetry! May he Rest in Paradise.’

Cee Lo Green ‘Rest in peace to the GOD GIL SCOTT’

Michael Franti ‘The sun is shining in sanfrancisco, harshly a cloud in the sky. I’m running and it is raining. The spirit of Gil Scott-heron ascending!’

Usher ‘I just learned of the lost of a very important poet…R.I.P. Gil Scott Heron. “The revolution will be live!!”….URIV’

Chuck D (Public Enemy)

‘RIP GSH ,and we do what we do and who we do because of you and to those that don’t know, tip your hat with a hand over your heart & recognize.’

Talib Kweli ‘wow. The rest of my night I’m gonna listen to Gil Scot Heron. We love you brother. We will miss you. RIP’

Lupe Fiasco ‘Awww man…sad day…RIP Gil-Scot Heron…May God have mercy on your soul!’

Sarah Silverman (actrice/komediante)

‘RIP Gil Scott Heron who mirrored ugliness w beauty audacity& valor. I just named my boobs Whiteyonthemoon’

Michael Moore (documentairemaker)

R.I.P. Gil Scott-Heron. He gave us ‘The Revolution Will Not Be Televised’ & ‘We Almost Lost Detroit.’ And, in essence, he gave us hip-hop.

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