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Grammy Awards 2012: Diana Ross, Steve Jobs to be Honored
Grammy Awards 2012: Diana Ross, Steve Jobs to be Honored
Getty Images Legendary singer Diana Ross, hip-hop forefather Gil Scott-Heron and Apple founder Steve Jobs will be among those honored at the 54th Annual Grammy Awards on Feb. 12. Ross, who was a member of Motown group The Supremes until she went solo in the '70s, has received 12 Grammy nominations throughout her career -- though she has never won -- and will be honored with the Grammy Lifetime Ach
Lupe Fiasco Writes ‘Revolution’ Tribute to Gil Scott-Heron
Lupe Fiasco Writes ‘Revolution’ Tribute to Gil Scott-Heron
Lupe Fiasco is a rapper of substance, which is why he would not let the passing of Gil Scott-Heron go by without paying tribute to the hip-hop pioneer. Inspired by Scott-Heron, who Lupe called a "guiding light of a human being," the Chicago MC expressed his sentiments on his blog, using the prolific poet and musician's 1970 work, 'The Revolution Will Not Be Televised,' as the spark neede
Gil Scott-Heron Video Shown as Exhibit at MoMA
This past weekend, an "audiovisual remix" of legendary soul singer/poet Gil Scott-Heron's song, 'New York Is Killing Me,' was shown at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. The "visual remix" was created by acclaimed director Chris Cunningham, who previously helmed classic videos for Bjork and Aphex Twin, and projected across three screens at the museum...