Keith Elam

Today (July 17), is the late Keith “Guru” Elam’s birthday. Rest In Power.  I’m old enough to remember back when Mike Dee & Keithy E left for New York in order to eventually land Gang Starr Posse a deal with K-Tel/Wild Pitch Records in 1987. Back then Boston’s Hip-Hop and Rap music wasn’t being acknowledged […]

Three years ago, Hip-Hop lost Keith “Guru” Elam of Gang Starr fame. The Boston bred, Brooklyn representing MC’s legacy will be cherished and today we get a look at the electronic press kit from Gang Starr’s 1991 album Step In The Arena, and it’s loaded with jewels. 

Few of you that are now reading this know that around the same time I’d originally decided to go back into having a personal blog (which later became Bastard Swordsman) the news came down that Guru was in a coma and his life was hanging in the balance. I was in complete shock. I’m an […]

Guru of the legendary Gang Starr will finally be commemorated by fans after losing his battle with cancer April 19th. The family of Guru, real name Keith Elam, is confirming that those wishing to pay their last respects will have a chance to do so July 17, what would have been the emcee’s 49th birthday. […]