Monday, March 01, 2010
Guru of Gangstarr, an influential MC whose voice was one of the most easily recognized in hip-hop, has reportedly suffered a heart attack and is in a coma.
HipHop DX has been updating the story all evening. You can read it here.
Word of Guru's (real name Keith Elam) condition reverberated throughout Twitter Sunday evening. Artists including Busta Rhymes, Questlove, Just Blaze, and Jay Electronica all made comments.
DJ Eclipse, who hosts a show on Sirius XM, spoke with DJ Premier and shared this:
Spoke to Premier off air as he wasn't up for speaking publicly yet. He spoke with Guru's family. Confirmed the rumors. Send + energy!!
More news to come as the story develops. Thoughts and prayers to the brother known as Gifted Unlimited Rhymes Universal.
Posted by Marc Cabrera at 12:05 AM