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Poet / musician / author / man for all seasons Gil Scott-Heron doesn't look like he's new here, performing with lots of soul in Scotland Apr. 26.

When news broke of the passing of Gil Scott-Heron last night (May 27), artists such as Eminem, Usher, Snoop Dogg, Diddy immediately took to Twitter to pay their respects to the pioneering musican, poet and activist. Here's a look at what some of them had to say about the man, the music, and the legacy he leaves behind. RIP GSH.

Diddy @iamdiddy : RIP Gil Scot-Heron
GhostfaceKillah @GhostfaceKillah : Salute Mr. Gil Scott-Heron for his wisdom and poetry! May he Rest in Paradise. #Respect
RealTalibKweli @RealTalibKweli : I met Gil Scot Heron at SOBs in 1993, I went to see him perform. He completely influenced me as an artist.
QtipTheAbstract @QtipTheAbstract :Peace go with you brotha Gil Scott-Heron.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o58I77Ux2J thanks 4 being direct, complex, bright and loving
MrChuckD @MrChuckD : RIP GSH..and we do what we do and how we do because of you.And to those that don't know tip your hat with a hand over your heart & recognize
UsherRaymondIV @UsherRaymondIV : I just learned of the lost of a very important poet...R.I.P. Gil Scott Heron. "The revolution will be live!!"....URIV
LupeFiasco @LupeFiasco : Awww man...sad day...RIP Gil-Scot Heron...May God have mercy on your soul! #WinterInAmerica #RevolutionWillNotBeTelevised
questlove @Questlove : Damn Gil. Rip.
Eminem @Eminem : RIP Gil Scott-Heron. He influenced all of hip-hop.
SnoopDogg @SnoopDogg : #rip to 1 of tha greats gil scott heron
solange knowles @solangeknowels : Gil Scott Heron. U will be missed and remembered.
SarahKSilverman @SarahKSilverman : RIP Gil Scott Heron who mirrored ugliness w beauty audacity& valor. I just named my boobs Whiteyonthemoon
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