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Yeezus’ Album Credits Reveal Possible Clearance Error
The liner notes on Kanye West's Yeezus are dense and filled with a surprising cast of characters and mind-blowing samples. But amidst all the ghostwriters and additional producers there appears to be an error.
The song "Guilt Trip," featuring Kid Cudi, includes writing credits …
Remembering Gang Starr’s Guru: One Year Later
Legendary rapper Guru, born Keith Elam, passed away one year ago today (April 19) at the age of 48, due to complications resulting from cardiac arrest and a prolonged battle with cancer.
The Boston born rapper was one half of the pioneering hip-hop duo Gang Starr, which he founded in the early '…
Guru Tribute Planned on Anniversary of His Death
Last April, Keith "Guru" Elam passed away, leaving the hip-hop community with one less rap pioneer to call on. The famed Gang Starr member, who was best known for crafting tracks like 'Moment of Truth' with DJ Premier, fell victim to cancer on April 19, 2010...
Guru Celebrated With T-Shirt Line to Benefit His Son
With nearly a year since the passing of legendary Gang Starr MC Guru, his family has just announced that it's creating a new t-shirt line and subsequent benefit to raise money in support of the rapper's son. Family members have inked a partnership with streetwear brand X Label for the shir…
DJ Premier Refocuses After Death of Guru — Video Interview
In 2010, DJ Premier had the misfortune of dealing with the loss of Guru -- one half of Gang Starr. The producer, who'd long been doing his own thing since parting ties with Guru in the '90s, managed to move past the scandal surrounding his longtime friend's death, and do what he does …
Top 5 Disappointments of 2010
By most counts, 2010 was a great, rejuvenating year for hip-hop. Year-end lists are pouring in and albums by Kanye West, Drake, Bun B and The Roots rank as some of the years best, while Eminem single-handedly proved that the genre could sell on a massive scale...
Nelson Mandela Requested to Meet With DJ Premier
DJ Premier recently took the trip of a lifetime to South Africa and came back with an amazing story. In the country on business with his manager, Premo says that his team received an unexpected call from Nelson Mandela's grandson with a unique offer: the storied leader wanted to meet the DJ...

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