Hip-Hop Luminary Guru Succumbs To Cancer
Hip-hop icon Keith "Guru" Elam died Monday as a result of cancer-related causes, MTV reports. He was 43 years old.
Guru was hospitalized in March, and while some outlets reported that he suffered a heart attack, it was never confirmed.
Guru's friend and partner Solar released a statement following his passing. "The world has lost one of the best MCs and hip-hop icons of all-time-my loyal best friend, partner, and brother, Guru," Solar wrote, according to MTV. http://new.music.yahoo.com/blogs/hiphopmediatraining/265701/hip-hop-luminary-guru-succumbs-to-cancer/