Guru

BET Explains Absence of Guru Tribute at 2010 Awards
As the BET Awards talk winds down, the one complaint critics have made is the notable absence of a tribute to fallen rap legend Guru of Gang Starr. Blogger J-Smooth went as far as noting, "What I learned watching the BET Awards: apparently Chris Brown is completely redeemed, and Guru is com…
7 Grand Records Pays Tribute to Guru With Unreleased Footage
7 Grand Records has announced plans to pay tribute to its founder, Guru, by releasing a series of behind-the-scenes footage in the next few weeks.
A representative for the record label issued a statement explaining that the late emcee will be honored with unseen and exclusive footage that will includ…
Solar’s Twitter and Email Accounts Hacked
Weeks after the death of legendary Gang Starr rapper, Guru, there is still controversy brewing around the late emcee's friend and business partner, Solar. Since Guru's passing, both his family and former Gang Starr partner, DJ Premier, have publicly criticized Solar for limiting access to the ailing…
Guru Fans Launch Website Attacking Solar
The fans of hip-hop pioneer Guru have banded together to show their dislike for his friend and business partner MC Solar, by launching a website against him. Titled F---Solar.com, the site works to discredit Solar's statements surrounding his relationship with the Gang Starr rapper and overall …
Guru’s Family Learned of His Death From Media
The sister of legendary rapper Guru, is breaking her silence on her brother's death and divulging details on both a private and public memorial.
Patricia Elam, the older sister of the Boston born emcee revealed that she and her family learned that her brother was deceased from the media, the da…
DJ Premier Describes Last Moments With Guru
Though Gang Starr producer DJ Premier has been noticeably tight-lipped regarding his former rap partner Guru's recent death, the revered DJ discussed the situation on his radio show, revealing that he visited Guru just two days before he died...
Solar Denies Being Romantically Involved With Guru
Controversial producer Solar, who oversaw, and some say controlled, the last few years of former Gang Starr rapper Guru's life, recently sat down with MTV to reveal the nature of their relationship.
The producer claims that he and Guru's relationship was evolved naturally, not through manip…
DJ Premier Issues a Statement About Guru’s Death
The death of Gang Starr MC, Guru has triggered an outpouring of fond memories of the legendary rapper within the hip-hop community. But there has also been some debate as to whether Guru's final letter to the public -- which included a few harsh words about his longtime partner DJ Premier -- wa…
Guru Remembered: Bahamadia Reflects on Late MC’s Legacy
While family and fans mourn the passing of legendary MC Guru, born Keith Elam, we reached out to Philadelphia-bred, DJ-turned-femcee Bahamadia -- a member of the Gang Starr Foundation -- for her reaction to her mentor's death.
"Keith provided me with an opportunity that with ALMIGHTY G…
Guru’s Family Releases a Statement
The family of the late rapper Guru, born Keith Elam, has issued a statement regarding his sudden passing this week. The 43-year-old rapper lost his battle with cancer on Monday, April 21, after being previously hospitalized for cardiac arrest...

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