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Old 03.01.2010, 09:46 AM   #1
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shit, i'm speechless. i pray everything turns out alright. :7(

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Old 03.01.2010, 09:56 AM   #2
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Damn. Hope he makes a full recovery.
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Old 03.01.2010, 10:00 AM   #3
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Old 03.01.2010, 10:12 AM   #4
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Old 03.01.2010, 10:21 AM   #5
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heart disease is a motherfucker.
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Old 03.01.2010, 12:01 PM   #6
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Terrible news. It was no secret Guru had struggles with the bottle, but I
would not have expected a heart attack.
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Old 03.01.2010, 12:35 PM   #7
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Makes me want to stop eating my blueberry muffin.
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Old 03.01.2010, 08:12 PM   #8
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It was no secret Guru had struggles with the bottle

Really? I never heard that. How long was that the case?

Maybe that why there was a longer gap after each subsequent Gang Starr record. And why he was kind of off point on the last two. Not to mention his dreadful solo records. Still, he's one of my top 10 rappers of all time.
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Old 03.01.2010, 09:03 PM   #9
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Coinciding with the releasing of The Ownerz, he spoke on struggling with
alcohol and how it almost broke up Gang Starr on a few occasions. There
was other talk of a coke habit, but that's just that...talk. The excessive
drinking was something Guru admitted to. It definitely affected his
productivity and relationship with DJ Premier.

Anybody that says they like hip hop music, and they don't own any
Gang Starr, I don't trust those people.
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Old 03.02.2010, 04:46 AM   #10
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Anybody that says they like hip hop music, and they don't own any
Gang Starr, I don't trust those people.

They are the band that you can use to tell if someone is really into hiphop or if they just like Jay Z and whatever else.
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Old 03.02.2010, 06:19 AM   #11
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I heard about this yesterday from a friend that works for Primo, definetly a shocker, hope the Guru recovers.
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Old 03.02.2010, 09:22 AM   #12
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Latest news is Guru is now out of surgery.
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Old 03.02.2010, 09:32 AM   #13
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Old 03.02.2010, 10:32 AM   #14
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I hope he's ok.

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Anybody that says they like hip hop music, and they don't own any
Gang Starr, I don't trust those people.
I only have Step in the Arena and Daily Operation.
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Old 03.02.2010, 10:35 AM   #15
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Owning two Gang Starr albums is better than no Gang Starr albums at all.
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Old 03.02.2010, 03:52 PM   #16
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Old 03.02.2010, 04:40 PM   #17
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According to DJ Premier's twitter: "Good news: #guru surgery was successful, keep sending him love Il y a environ 9 heures via web"
Let's hope...
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Old 03.03.2010, 03:25 PM   #18
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never heard of them or him till this thread. i downloaded daily operation, and it is fantastic.
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Old 03.03.2010, 04:32 PM   #19
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So we have:

Revered rapper Guru released a statement to AllHipHop.com today (March 3) as he recovers from surgery after suffering a heart attack over the weekend.

Guru, born Keith Elam, was briefly comatose due to the heart attack. Doctors successfully operated on the 43-year-old MC on Tuesday (March 2).

"I am doing fine and I am recovering! I'm weak though,” Guru told AllHipHop.com in a statement today. “Solar is the only person who has the accurate info on my situation. Any info from anybody else is false! I appreciate your well wishes and all the love!"

Guru and his family are asking for privacy as he recovers and stressed for fans to continue to send prayers, thoughts and love.

His partner Solar echoed Guru’s comments about the need for privacy but told fans the outlook is positive for the rapper.

Additionally, only Solar will have access to Guru and accurate information regarding the status of his health.

"Guru is resting and doing well after his surgery,” Solar told AllHipHop.com. “The doctors say that he will fully recover from his illness. We thank everyone who send prayers our way and we appreciate the outpouring of love from around the world!”

Solar can be reached by contacting a representative for his publicity firm, Yo-Pr.com.


But then, this from Guru's nephew.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1TNkP...layer_embedded

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Old 03.03.2010, 04:51 PM   #20
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Was Lily Allen saying horrible things about him on Twitter, hence his heart attack?
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