Poet Kate Tempest | On Gil Scott-Heron

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Canongate Books and Book Slam teamed up to celebrate the life of legendary Gil Scott-Heron with the launch of his posthumous memoir, 'The Last Holiday'. The line up included DJ Gilles Peterson, Kate Tempest, Keith Harries and Ray Shell.

Here Kate talks about how Gil makes you feel the value of true poetry, and how Gil and his message managed to reach across the Atlantic and find Kate 30 years later

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