By Gil Scott-Heron
"A poet and polemicist whose lyrics have encouraged and galvanized generations." —GQ
One look at Now after which and it turns into obtrusive that this isn't simply a set of a songwriter's lyrics. The song-poems of this undisputed "bluesologist" triumphantly stand on their lonesome, evoking the rhythm and urgency that have exceptional Gil Scott-Heron's profession. This collection carries the reader from the worldwide subject matters of political hypocrisy and the hazards posed through capitalist tradition to painfully own subject matters and the realities of contemporary day existence. His message is black, political, traditionally exact, pressing, uncompromising, and mature, and as appropriate now because it was once within the early 1970s.
About the Author
A hugely influential and extensively well-known singer, proto-rapper, jazz pianist, poet, novelist, and socio-political commentator, Gil Scott-Heron continues to be a different and significant determine in international track. With greater than 20 albums to his identify, his politically charged output has received him a world following.