It seems like ever since we lost Guru, DJ Premier has pulled back on the amount of beats he’s producing for folks. It’s hard to imagine there was a time when Preem would produce entire LP’s for people – not just Gang Starr, but also affiliated acts like Jeru The Damaja and Group Home. Of [cont.]
On Friday, legendary DJ, Mister Cee, delivered his Throwback At Noon mix to the late great Keith “Guru” Elam of Gang Starr.
Two videos released in remembrance of Guru’s death three years ago. The first is Moment Of Truth, a lost interview with Guru from around 2008-2009. Director Matt Hobbs says: Back in late 2008 and early 2009 we had the the biggest privilege to be able to spend some time with Guru before he passed away. [cont.]
This rare image of a young Tupac Shakur and Guru is available now from the X-Label, whom handles all of Guru’s posthumous merch sales. Available now from X-Label.
THE X LABEL brings to you a limited edition recreation of Guru’s (MC Keithy E) Demo Cassette Tape. This recreation of Guru’s demo cassette tape consist of the exact image Keithy E made for the cover, Keithy E’s handwriting of the songs on the tape, and the actual songs from the demo. Pop it in [cont.]
Premo starts off the interview by talking to Nick Huff Barili about the Re:Generation project, working with Slick Rick and confirming that he is still collaborating on an album with Nas (Yes its true!!!). In the second part of the interview, Premier says that he has not talked to Solar before or after Guru’s passing [cont.]
DJ Premier speaks candidly about what his favorite album that he produced was, and about his rocky relationship with Guru.
The X Label is bringing to you this collaboration with The Ave Venice, located in Venice Beach, CA. The Ave Venice specializes in custom design utilizing cutting edge technology mixed with their own creative engineering and software development. The X Label in conjunction with The Ave Venice will be releasing 50 pairs of the limited [cont.]
To remember Guru’s passing one year ago, DJ Premier paid homage on Hot 97 tonight, playing Gang Starr hits, remixes, and rarities for 2 hours. Do what ya can kid….#ripguru #fucksolar Pt. 1 Pt. 2 Pt. 3
Craig G honors Guru’s passing today with this unreleased track they did together back in 2000. LISTEN: Craig G – “Coming For You” (feat. Guru) Craig G – “Coming For You” (feat. Guru)
Preem speaks with the HHC UK about his early days meeting Freddie Foxxx and The Guru, as “Regulate” plays in the background. #ripguru #ripnatedogg
As you can see from Q-Tip’s tweets, the Grammy’s fucked up big last night… We’re not talking about any of the awards (although we have some beefs there, too), but during the show’s in memoriam segment, where they left out Guru! Who’s gonna take the weight?
World renowned saxophonist Branford Marsalis speaks candidly about Guru and the internal struggles he had as a Hip Hop artist. Marsalis tells of Guru feeling pressure to portray the glorified street lifestyle even though that wasn’t his real lifestyle. He also speaks on what prompted him to create the Buckshot LeFonque album with close friend [cont.]
The X Label & Listen Clothing present a new clothing line of official G.U.R.U. shirts. These have been put out by G.U.R.U’s nephew.
DJ Premier Blog gets the drop on the title track to Group Home’s upcoming Gifted Unlimited Rhymes Universal LP. LISTEN: Group Home – “G.U.R.U.” (feat. Jeru The Damaja) (MP3) Group Home – “G.U.R.U.” (feat. Jeru The Damaja) (MP3)
Fat Joe speaks on his collabo with DJ Premier from The Darkside, in memory of Guru.
Lil’ Dap and Melachi The Nutcracker, known to DJ Premier disciples as the dynamic duo Group Home, will be dropping their new album titled “Gifted Unlimited Rhymes Universal” on September 28th. This dedication to the legendary lyricist GURU, who left this level of existence on April 19th, will feature Lord Jamar of Brand Nubian, Jeru [cont.]
Guru’s nephew Justin Nicholas-Elam Ruff wrote and narrated this web documentary about his uncle in honor of his birthday this week. Created & Produced by Matt Berdan.
Incredibly dope t-shirts by StickUpKids in the U.K., paying homage to Guru – one is subtle, the other not so much. Creator Morgan Reid states the following: In light of the recent death of Guru and the straight up bitchness of Solar I wanted to do something to further expose this snake but and at [cont.]
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