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Gil Scott-Heron Net Worth

Gil Scott-Heron Net Worth is
$3 Million

Gil Scott-Heron Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Gilbert "Gil" Scott-Heron (April 1, 1949 – May 27, 2011) was an American soul and jazz poet, musician, and author, known primarily for his work as a spoken word performer in the 1970s and '80s. His collaborative efforts with musician Brian Jackson featured a musical fusion of jazz, blues, and soul, as well as lyrical content concerning social and political issues of the time, delivered in both rapping and melismatic vocal styles by Scott-Heron. His own term for himself was "bluesologist", which he defined as "a scientist who is concerned with the origin of the blues." His music, most notably on Pieces of a Man and Winter in America in the early 1970s, influenced and helped engender later African-American music genres such as hip hop and neo soul.Besides influencing contemporary musicians, Scott-Heron remained active until his death, and in 2010 released his first new album in 16 years, entitled I'm New Here. A memoir he had been working on for years up to the time of his death, The Last Holiday, was also published, posthumously in January 2012.His recording work received much critical acclaim, especially one of his best-known compositions "The Revolution Will Not Be Televised". His poetic style has influenced every generation of hip hop.
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Date Of BirthApril 1, 1949
Died2011-05-27
Place Of BirthChicago, Illinois, U.S.
ProfessionSoundtrack, Composer, Music Department
Star SignAries
#Quote
1The revolution will not go better with coke.
2On his music: It's something that's aimed at the kids. I have kids, so I listen to it. But I would not say it's aimed at me. I listen to the jazz station.
3On his work inspiring rap: I don't know if I can take the blame for it.
#Fact
1Brother-in-law of Marion Heron.
2Father of Gia Scott-Heron, and Rumal Rackley, Nia Scott-Heron.
3Brother Dennis Heron.
4Ex-son-law of Elvira Sykes.
5He was born in Chicago, Illinois but raised in Tennessee and New York. His mother was a librarian and English teacher. His estranged father was a Jamaican soccer player.
6He won a scholarship to the Fieldston School in the Bronx where he was one of five black students in a class of 100. He went to Lincoln University in Pennsylvania.
7He was a longtime resident of Harlem in New York City.
8Was HIV positive and had a cocaine addiction.
9Hip-hop pioneer, musician and poet.

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
ITV Sport: Euro 20162016TV Mini-Series performer - 1 episode
Independent LensTV Series documentary performer - 5 episodes, 2011 - 2012 writer - 5 episodes, 2011 - 2012 courtesy - 2 episodes, 2012 lyrics - 1 episode, 2016 music - 1 episode, 2016
Demolition2015performer: "B Movie" / writer: "B Movie"
Glastonbury 20152015TV Series writer - 1 episode
Aloha2015/Iperformer: "Whitey on the Moon" / writer: "Whitey on the Moon"
Dope2015performer: "Home Is Where The Hatred Is" / writer: "Home Is Where The Hatred Is"
Fresh Dressed2015Documentary performer: "Whitey On The Moon" / writer: "Whitey On The Moon"
Waterloo Road2013TV Series performer - 1 episode
Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom2013performer: "The Revolution Will Not Be Televised" / writer: "The Revolution Will Not Be Televised"
Luther2013TV Series performer - 1 episode
15M: Málaga Despierta2013Documentary writer: "La revolución no será televisada"
11.62013performer: "Me and the Devil"
Misfits2011TV Series performer - 2 episodes
True BloodTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2011 writer - 1 episode, 2011
Runaway2010/IShort performer: "Lost in the World", "Who Will Survive in America" - uncredited / writer: "Lost in the World", "Who Will Survive in America" - uncredited
State of Play2009performer: "B-Movie" / writer: "B-Movie"
Grand Theft Auto IV2008Video Game performer: "Home Is Where the Hatred Is" / writer: "Home Is Where the Hatred Is" - as G. Scott-Heron
Narc2005Video Game performer: "The Bottle" / writer: "The Bottle"
The Weather Underground2002Documentary performer: "Winter In America" - as Gil Scott Heron
Undercover Brother2002performer: "The Revolution Will Not Be Televised" / writer: "The Revolution Will Not Be Televised"
The Hurricane1999performer: "The Revolution Will Not Be Televised" / writer: "The Revolution Will Not Be Televised"
Neighborhoods: The Hidden Cities of San Francisco - The Fillmore1999TV Movie documentary performer: "WINTER IN AMERICA" / writer: "WINTER IN AMERICA"
House Party 21991performer: "Johannesburg" / writer: "Johannesburg"
Berkeley in the Sixties1990Documentary performer: "The Revolution Will Not Be Televised" / writer: "The Revolution Will Not Be Televised"
Saturday Night LiveTV Series performer - 1 episode, 1975 writer - 1 episode, 1975

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Weight Classes2013Short
Is That Jazz: A Mug-Shot Afterthought1982
The Baron1977

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Who Is Gil Scott-Heron?2015Documentary composer: theme music
Black Wax1983Documentary music mixer

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The 2012 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony2012TV Movie in memoriam
20th Annual Trumpet Awards2012TV Special in memory of

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Word Up: From Ghetto to Mecca2011Documentary shortHimself
Salmagundi2009Documentary shortHimself (voice)
Ursula Rucker: Poet2008Documentary shortHimself
How to Eat Your Watermelon in White Company (and Enjoy It)2005DocumentaryHimself
5 Sides of a Coin2003DocumentaryHimself
Live from the Knitting Factory1999TV SeriesHimself
The Arsenio Hall Show1994TV SeriesHimself
20th NAACP Image Awards1988TV SpecialHimself
Sun City: Artists United Against Apartheid1986Video documentaryHimself
Artists United Against Apartheid: Sun City1985Video shortHimself (uncredited)
Àngel Casas Show1985TV SeriesHimself
Cool Runnings: The Reggae Movie1983Himself
Black Wax1983DocumentaryHimself
Is That Jazz: A Mug-Shot Afterthought1982Himself
Ossie and Ruby!1982TV SeriesHimself
Saturday Night Live1975TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Who Is Gil Scott-Heron?2015DocumentaryHimself
Unsung2014TV Series documentaryHimself
Soul Power!2013TV Series documentaryHimself
Have You Heard from Johannesburg: Free at Last2010DocumentaryHimself
Get Up, Stand Up2003TV Series documentaryHimself
The Old Grey Whistle Test at 302001TV SpecialHimself

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