*UPDATED* Gil Scott-Heron: the revolution lives on | Music | The Guardian

Political activist, rap pioneer and poet Gil Scott-Heron shaped the sound of today. His friends and famous fans on why he still matters Source: Gil Scott-Heron: the revolution lives on | Music | The Guardian *UPDATE* - My anecdote about the time I saw Gil at the Royal Festival Hall (and the Tel Aviv situation)…Read more *UPDATED* Gil Scott-Heron: the revolution lives on | Music | The Guardian

Prince To Release New Song “Baltimore” Via Tidal, Teams With Live Nation For “Rally 4 Peace” Concert – hypebot

There is a long and mixed history of musicians taking stands, writing songs and doing concerts to support causes. But it really is news when the usually reclusive and apolitical Prince pens a new tune and schedules a benefit concert in reaction to the recent unrest in Baltimore. Source: Prince To Release New Song "Baltimore"…Read more Prince To Release New Song “Baltimore” Via Tidal, Teams With Live Nation For “Rally 4 Peace” Concert – hypebot