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Hip Hop Icon Guru of Gang Starr Dies At 43; Left Letter To Fans Before Death

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As reported on HipHopRX.com, Guru of the legendary rap group ‘Gang Starr’ suffered from cardiac arrest and was in a coma for a few days back in Feb. We have just learned that Guru has died of cancer after battling with the illness for over a year. Just before his death, Guru wrote a heartfelt letter to his fans.

Guru, born Keith Elam, died on Monday April 19 at the age of 43 after losing his battle with cancer. The Gang Starr founder rose to stardom back in the 80′s as one half of the group with partner Solar featuring DJ Premier.

Just Before Guru left this world he wrote a letter to his fans and sent it out as a press release.

Guru of Gang Starr, letter to fans before his death

As reported on HipHopRX.com, the rapper and hip hop icon was expected at one time to make a full recovery after a reported successful surgery.

R.I.P.: Guru Of Gang Starr.

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