Kanye West Performs At Memorial Service For ‘Godfather of Rap’ Gil Scott-Heron [VIDEO]
Famed rapper Kayne West performed at Thursday’s memorial service of Gil Scott-Heron, known as the “Godfather of Rap.”
According to the NYDN, West lead mourners and closed out the Riverside Church service by performing his song “Lost in the World,” which featured a sample of “Who Will Survive in America?”
Scott-Heron died last Friday. He leaves behind a music legacy that inspired a generation of hip hop artists and others. He was 62.