Daily Dig – Gang Starr

R.I.P Guru July 17, 1966 – April 19, 2010

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On Monday, April 19, hip hop sadly lost legendary emcee Guru (Gang Starr) to cancer. Since the press release of his death, there have been controversial allegations stating he wrote a letter on his death bed of which antagonizes close friends, while his family says Guru never recovered from the coma he was in. Whatever the case may be, one thing is for sure: Guru pioneered the bridge between hip hop and jazz and molded a style that lives on through artists today. He should never be forgotten.