Guru of Gang Starr has finally reached his final destination. He lost his battle against cancer April 19. Keith Elam a.k.a Guru is an American rapper and member of the hip-hop duo Gang Starr. He suffered cancer which is already in 3rd stage for about a year and just yesterday, the legendary rapper died at the age of 43. Way back February 8 of this year, he has suffered cardiac arrest and has been in coma. He tried to keep his illness secret but earlier this year, he can’t hide it anymore because he has been admitted to the hospital due to serious effects caused by the illness.
His death was announced on the DJ Premier Blog site. 1989 and 2003 Guru and Premier released six albums. As quoted from Solar, “Guru suffered from the malicious illness for over a year and after numerous special treatments under the supervision of medical specialists failed, the legendary MC succumbed to the disease. Guru always tried to keep this harrowing diagnosis in private but in early 2010 he had to admit himself to hospital due to serious effects caused by the disease.”