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Gang Starr's Guru In Coma After Heart Attack! (Video)

Photo by Jennifer Taylor

Keith Elam, aka Guru, of the pioneering New York City Hip Hop group Gang Starr.

Rapper Guru, who rose to fame with pioneering group Gang Starr and later released a series of successful solo albums under the "Jazzmatazz" banner, is in a coma after suffering a heart attack and will undergo surgery today (Mar. 1), according to a Sirius radio interview with his former partner in Gang Starr, DJ Premier.

Guru, whose real name is Keith Elam, has kept a low profile of late. The 43-year-old artist released a solo album, "Lost and Found," in May 2009, which ended a two-year break following his fourth Jazzmatazz album, "The Hip-Hop Jazz Messenger: Back to the Future."

Gang Starr never officially broke up but hasn't been active in more than five years. Its last album was 2003's "Ownerz."  Source/

I’d like to dedicate the above video to Guru and wish him a speedy recovery.

Kind regards

Update: According to a message, which I’ve pasted below, posted from Busta Rhythms verified Twitter account Guru is still alive.

@BusaBusss said: O.k. Even more confirmation 4 yall...@DJSCRATCH just got off the phone with PREMO AND GURU IS ALIVE AND FIGHTIN!!!So continue 2 Pray 4 him tweople's…