Friday, April 23, 2010

GURU (1966 – 2010) R.I.P.

Keith Elam a.k.a. Keithy E. a.k.a. GURU. Gifted Unlimited Rhymes Universal, R.I.P

I remember seeing GURU's amazing Jazzmatazz 2 show at Zellerbach Hall in 1995 at Stanford University. Small, intimate venue. Vanessa Daou was the opening act. His big brother, Harry Elam is professor there at Stanford & I remember seeing him there off stage proud of GURU, as he rocked the auditorium.

I'd like to think GURU is now "Above the Clouds" (one of my favorite Gangstarr tracks - listening to it as I write this).


  1. I second that comment? Thank you GURU, RIP.

  2. Oh man this guy was smooth with his delivery always speaking on some realism, Top 5 on my list of favorite rappers.

    In no actual order.

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