You might want to listen to this right now.
"Stick up kids is out to tax."
With today, sadly, marking the third year since Guru's tragic passing, the good folks at ego trip have unearthed this old VHS (remember those?) footage of the "electronic press kit" for he and DJ Premier's 1991 album. Dopeness.
Today (March 31) marks the 15th anniversary to the day when Gang Starr's Moment of Truth was released to critical acclaim; another classic that Preme & Guru notched in their belts. Congrats and Rest In Power to Guru! PREVIOUS: 2DBZ Presents The 7th Chamber: Soliloquy of Chaos
Gang Starr - Tongue of Terror It's been two years since the ill-timed death of Keith "Guru' Elam, and to be quite blunt, it's very frustrating to see this icon's contributions to the culture go so neglected. It seems all the fuckery that went down right after his passing with Holar's (from here on out
Nothing new or rare here. Posted because some may have never seen this footage. Featuring Premo, Guru, Group Home, Jeru the Damaja, Afu-Ra, DJ Scratch & the rest of the Gang Starr foundation. Some of the things Preme mentioned back then seem almost prophetic now, especially his dialogue about vinyl culture. (2)dope! Hit the jump
In 1999, German rapper SPAX was supporting GANG STARR’s European “Moment of Truth” tour, which led to a collaboration with GURU for SPAX’ album “Engel & Ratten”, released in 2003 by Universal Music. The song “Träume” (“Dreams”) has now been remixed for this video release including unreleased video material which was filmed by SPAX on
Guru - Watch What You Say f. Chaka Khan & Branford Marsalis Take a moment and mediate for the God. Then pull out one of their LPs, roll an L and vibe to it in memory of the Elohim. He would've been Power Cipher (50) today. PREVIOUS: Big Shug - We Miss You (prod. DJ
On what would have been Keith "Guru" Elam's 50th birthday, the Gang Starr Foundation member eulogizes him over his former co-conspirator's trademark sound. DOWNLOAD: Big Shug - We Miss You (prod. DJ Premier) | Mediafire
Photo: Alexander Richter. If you weren't around to catch this last night, Primo stopped by Funk Flex's radio show for a two-hour T.R.O.Y. session for his fallen Gang Starr partner-in-rhyme. Definitely something worth absorbing. DOWNLOAD: Part 1 DOWNLOAD: Part 2 DOWNLOAD: Part 3