"Accessible, intelligent, rhythmic writing which makes poetry seem worthwhile again." —List
"Some of the funniest and most literate lyrics in all music . . . From deadpan attacks on racism to withering sarcasm about the Great Society; from Chomskian rants to parodies of media shallowness—every line comes coated in a sardonically witty turn of phrase." —Time Out
About the Author
A highly influential and widely admired singer, proto-rapper, jazz pianist, poet, novelist, and socio-political commentator, Gil Scott-Heron remains a unique and major figure in global music. With more than 20 albums to his name, his politically charged output has won him an international following.