Guru Dies April 19, 2010 R.I.P.
Keith Elam [July 17, 1966 – April 19, 2010]
Rest In Peace to Keith Elam or better known worldwide as Guru from Gang Starr. Gifted Unlimited Rhymes Universal passed away yesterday due to a long battle with cancer.
Previous reports of him suffering a heart attack and subsequent coma have been met with worse and imminent news of his death. Guru will always be remembered personally for the man who fused elements of classic East coast hiphop with jazz. Year of contribution to the art of hiphop alongside legendary producer, DJ Premier in Gang Starr have built the man's career. Him and his art will be sorely missed, he will live in forever through the legacy of work left behind.
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Guru Surgery Successful; Full Recovery Expected
Those close to Guru have revealed that the rapper's heart surgery performed in the last 24 hours has been a complete success and Guru is expected to have a complete recovery. [Full story: read previous entry]
According to sources told to Allhiphop.com the 43 year old New York MC is doing “fine” despite bullshit reports on the Internet claiming that he had died last night. Gang Starr's DJ Premier also confirmed this news via his Twitter account.
“Guru is alive and recovering from his surgery. Doctors are expecting a full recovery luckily,” said the source.
Everyone's prayers and best wishes have helped and will continue to with our support for the legendary rap icon.
We will keep you updated as and when news comes through.
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