Gil Scott-Heron 'Gil Scott-Heron Tribute Mix' (by Gilles Peterson)

Gil Scott-Heron 'Gil Scott-Heron Tribute Mix' (by Gilles Peterson)
Following his tragic death last month, there's no time like the present to dig into the vast discography of soulful funk artist, poet and activist Gil Scott-Heron. Fortunately, BBC DJ Gilles Peterson has helped out with a 28-track retrospective.

Whether you've been a lifelong fan of Scott-Heron's or you're just digging in, there's plenty to appreciate on this expansive collection. Stream the 77-minute Gil Scott-Heron Tribute Mix below. Thanks to Hypetrak for the tip.

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