GIL SCOTT-HERON & BRIAN JACKSON / “Rivers Of My Fathers”


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5 Responses to “GIL SCOTT-HERON & BRIAN JACKSON / “Rivers Of My Fathers””

DJKATA Says:
September 18th, 2005 at 5:52 am

Just letting people know that if they are interested in that ‘George Bush’ track – the group record under the name K-Otix and have released 2 albums. Dope Underground Intelligent Hip-Hop


Joyce Says:
September 19th, 2005 at 2:21 am

In Songhoy cosmology, Africans fly. The river motif is also deeply engrained in the psyche of Songhoy people and other Africans. Just to say that we Africans brought with us more than memories of our Holocaust. Thanks for the music and the care.


Tiaji Says:
September 21st, 2005 at 8:54 am

That Kanye remix is OFF THE HEEZY 4 SHEEZY!!! How can I buy it? That’s going to be my Kwanzaa gifts for the year, bet!

Keep up the good work!


Alexis Says:
April 2nd, 2006 at 2:48 pm

Gil:me encanta tu musica hermano. Dios quiera que te pueda ver por Argentina alguna vez.


R Grace Says:
December 30th, 2011 at 3:06 am

Dear Mtume ya Salaam

I have never read a better take on the great Gil Scot Heron. You are obviously leaps and bounds beyond some of the other commentors, especially he one that talks of space ships. Not to put that commentor down, this person’s life experiences are different and probably such that would disqualify himor her from commenting on African American life experiences.

I am a lifelong fan of Gil Scot Heron, Brain Jackson and the Midnight Band, in fact they performed for our homecoming celebration at Morehouse College in 1974. I beleive that Gil was also a member of of gruop known as the Last Poets.


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