gang starr

Movie Based on Gang Starr's Guru In The Works

Movie Based On The Life of Gang Starr’s Guru In The Works

Wednesday, April 20th, 2011

The late rapper may be immortalized in an upcoming movie based on his life and career.

DJ Premier Speaks On Guru and Solar Situation

DJ Premier Speaks On Guru’s Passing and Solar Situation

Wednesday, February 16th, 2011

Nearly a year after his passing, Guru’s partner DJ Premier speaks on his life, his passing and the controversy that surrounded his death. Speaking to VladTV, DJ Premier recently conducted a multi-part interview where he spoke on the passing of his one-time rap partner, Guru. In the interview he briefly discussed the MCs legacy, his […]

DJ Premier and Guru formed the iconic hip-hop group, Gang Starr. Following Guru's death, DJ Premier recently revealed that his newly-formed label, Year Round Records, would be releasing some never-before-heard and never-before-seen Gang Starr material.

DJ Premier: Unreleased Gang Starr Material Will be Released on Year Round Records

Friday, November 19th, 2010

Guru’s passing marked a sad moment for many hip hop fans. As part of the iconic New York hip-hop duo, Gang Starr, Guru and the group’s producer/DJ, DJ Premier, cemented their legacy as forefathers of what has come to be known as a distinct style of hip hop that hails from the Big Apple. Guru’s […]

Pete Rock and DJ Premier Talk About Their Early Careers

Tuesday, June 1st, 2010

Legendary producers Pete Rock and DJ Premier, in an interview before their recent show at the Liquidroom in Shibuya, Tokyo, talked about their early careers including their friendly competition, how they pushed each other to succeed, the difference between being a beatmaker and a producer and their early hardships. Pete Rock mentions how Preemo’s work […]

Gang Starr Guru (Death)

7 Grand Vows To Honor Guru

Thursday, May 27th, 2010

“7 Grand  Records will pay homage with a special tribute campaign over the next few weeks to celebrate Guru’s outstanding legacy as one of the greatest MCs of all times,” said the label this week, vowing to pay tribute to the founding member of Gang Starr who recently passed away. According to the label, over […]

Gang Starr Guru (Death)

Patricia Elam: Guru Never Regained Consciousness After February Coma; Did Not Start Foundation

Friday, April 23rd, 2010

Following the frenzy of accusations regarding producer Solar’s role in the letter that was purportedly left by legendary rapper Guru on his deathbed, the sister of the Gang Starr MC has released a letter that claims Guru, real name Keith Elam, never recovered consciousness following his coma in February, reports The Source. “GURU was in […]

Gang Starr Guru (Death)

Gang Starr’s Guru In a Coma

Monday, March 1st, 2010

Gang Starr’s founding MC, Guru, has suffered from cardiac arrest and is now in a coma in a New York hospital, sources said yesterday. Many people close to Guru, including DJ Premier, the other half of the founding hip-hop group, have confirmed these happenings. “Guru IS in a coma and will go under surgery tomorrow,” […]

Blind Releases Limited Edition Jeru The Damaja Skate Deck

Saturday, January 9th, 2010

Blind Skateboarding Company has released a limited edition skate deck in honor of rapper Jeru The Damaja. The deck is part of Blind’s Brotherhood series, which, according to ESPN, is a program that donates a portion of sales back to the board’s dedicatee. The art on the deck features an illustration of Jeru along with […]