Wednesday, April 21, 2010


Late into Monday night, influential rapper Guru of Gangstarr and Jazz-Mataz succumbed to a long battle with cancer. Guru, who was one half of the influential hip-hop duo, Gangstarr was 43.

Support from Guru's fans and colleagues have been pouring in to his family and on the web, mainly via twitter. Take a look at what some had to say about Guru's passing..

?estLove: in my 10 greatest voices in hip hop. Guru was easily top 5 imo. smooth. velvet. will be missed. RIP Guru

Vernon Reid (Living Colour): R.I.P. Guru. A sad day for the world of music. Hiphop lost one of it's truly great voices. Condolences to his family & to DJ Premier

Q-Tip: From Allah we come to Allah we return. R.I.P. Keith GURU. A great man, poet, and I'm proud to say friend... 23 yrs. Damn!

Talib Kweli: Todays overtweeting dedicated to Guru. U don't like it unfollow rather lose u then not pay tribute to my man. 2 many don't know what's real.