RIP: Guru

Keith Elam, one half of influential rap duo Gang Starr, and best known by his stage name Guru died on Monday, April 19th after a long battle with cancer.

Aside from his work with the aforementioned Gang Starr, Guru released 8 solo albums, including the highly-acclaimed Jazzmatazz Vol.1 and Vol.2 in 1993 and 1995, respectively.

In late February of this year, Guru suffered cardiac arrest and fell into a coma, which he came out of a few days later, but eventually succumbed to cancer after his brief recovery.

Guru was 43 years old.