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Gil Scott-Heron: 'The right man, with the right words'

Family, friends, and some of the most influential voices in black America came together yesterday to remember Gil Scott-Heron, the musician and poet who always contested his honorary title, Godfather of Rap.

Matt Wells went to Riverside Church in Manhattan to hear some of the tributes.

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