Gang Starr MC Guru in Coma

March 1, 2010

Billboard is reporting that 43-year-old Gangstar MC Guru (a.k.a. Keith Elam) suffered a heart attack yesterday and is currently in a coma.

According to a radio interview with Gang Starr’s DJ Premier, Guru is set to undergo surgery today at a New York hospital. Premier also stated that Guru was "fighting for his life." No other information has been released.

This man is one of the true pioneers of hip-hop. We wish Guru a speedy recovery!


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