Guru Out of Surgery, Recovering

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Good news and bad news. Guru’s surgery went well and he is recovering. Unfortunately, he’s not out of the woods yet. Let’s all keep our fingers crossed or pray or whatever it is we individually do when we’re hoping for the best.

I can’t overstate the importance of Gangstarr and Guru to me during my formative years. Over the span of about 5 years him and Preem, along with artists like Redman, Lord Finesse and ATCQ were the center of my rap universe. I can honestly say that this site wouldn’t be here today if it wasn’t for these cats.

Get well soon brother.


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96 Responses to “Guru Out of Surgery, Recovering”

  1. Harlem World Says:

    Cigar Music > Exhibit C

    Ride Around Shining > Exhibit C

  2. verses Says:

    Oochie Wally > Exhibit C

  3. Remixznflow Says:

    # Shooter Says:
    March 2nd, 2010 at 5:48 pm

    lol this reminds me of that time somebody said Jay had never lied on a record

    ^yeah except that Harlem is the only one goin in (meh)

    that shit wassss classic though… i was in TEARS

  4. Harlem World Says:

    Cocaine Cowboys > Exhibit C

  5. NovemberEnd Says:

    Wanksta > Exhibit C

  6. Harlem World Says:

    Yall Heard Of Me >> Exhibit C

  7. Shooter Says:

    Ride Around Shining > Exhibit C
    ^^^

    Pretty much anything off HHNF > Exhibit C

  8. Eastern_Digital aka Nahright's Fantasy Football champ Says:

    Northpole >>> Exhibit C

  9. verses Says:

    Xzibit Concentrate > Exhibit C

  10. Detroit P Says:

    # a tribe called quest Says:
    March 2nd, 2010 at 5:19 pm

    *waits*
    ^^^^
    LOL as if anybody was gonna be stumped….how in touch with reality are you sir?…..as if whats played on Hot 97 is any type of barometer to what rap people not in New York are listening to……onyl reason its being played there is cus New York Dj’s spend too much time on the internet…..its still an ill song but cmon be serious….shit is more traditionalist than anything and thats why you’re treating it like the holy grail

  11. a tribe called quest Says:

    # Shooter Says:
    March 2nd, 2010 at 5:52 pm

    Ride Around Shining > Exhibit C
    ^^^

    Pretty much anything off HHNF > Exhibit C

    –im out

  12. Harlem World Says:

    Gettin Jiggy Wit It >>> Exhibit C

  13. Shooter Says:

    shit is more traditionalist than anything and thats why you’re treating it like the holy grail
    ^^^

    pretty much

  14. Remixznflow Says:

    The song that never ends> Exhibit C?

    99 Bottles of beer on the wall> Exhibit C?

  15. a tribe called quest Says:

    LOL as if anybody was gonna be stumped….how in touch with reality are you sir?…..as if whats played on Hot 97 is any type of barometer to what rap people not in New York are listening to……onyl reason its being played there is cus New York Dj’s spend too much time on the internet…..its still an ill song but cmon be serious….shit is more traditionalist than anything and thats why you’re treating it like the holy grail

    –Reading is fundamental.

  16. a tribe called quest Says:

    shit is more traditionalist than anything and thats why you’re treating it like the holy grail
    ^^^

    pretty much

    –ugh this would make me want to respond a little more but that would only give what he said any validity.

  17. Harlem World Says:

    Memphis Bleek: Round Here >>>> Exhibit C

  18. Shooter Says:

    Flo-ridas album & receding hairline > Exhibit C

  19. a tribe called quest Says:

    im out for real tho

  20. Harlem World Says:

    Murda Marcyville Remix >> Exhibit C

    Lloyd Banks: Victory:>>> Exhibit C

  21. Harlem World Says:

    Ghostwriter latest beat cd >>> Exhibit C

  22. BroliC FontS Says:

    I take it Exhibit C sux ||

  23. Jersey*made*me Says:

    Jay Electronica as a whole is overrated,not trash,but overrated.The game is so watered down right now that people act like he’s the 2nd coming.That cat would’ve been average in the 90’s,he’s not doing anything that hasn’t been done back then.Actually he reminds me of Killah Priest Jr.

    No diss,just saying.

  24. Troyvul Says:

    Beamer benz or Bentely >>>>>>>>> Exhibit C

  25. Troyvul Says:

    Bentley

  26. Remixznflow Says:

    # Troyvul Says:
    March 2nd, 2010 at 6:10 pm

    Beamer benz or Bentely >>>>>>>>> Exhibit C

    ^as of late… hell yeah.. shit knocks…

  27. Shooter Says:

    Jay Electronica as a whole is overrated,not trash,but overrated.The game is so watered down right now that people act like he’s the 2nd coming.That cat would’ve been average in the 90’s,he’s not doing anything that hasn’t been done back then.Actually he reminds me of Killah Priest Jr.
    ^^^

    Jays dope, but I think people just like buying into the hype more than anything, which is cool in some ways I guess

  28. Troyvul Says:

    as of late… hell yeah.. shit knocks…
    ^
    I cant stop playing it, Banks has a banger

  29. Troyvul Says:

    Homerun (Juelz)>>>> Exhibit C

  30. BroliC FontS Says:

    Jay elec is the second coming…I understand how niggas jump on the nut bandwagon at times, but Jay Elec has some potent shit. Most people Ive played his shit for see what Im saying from the 1st listen….but opinions are like ____

  31. Brooklyn Strong aka The Elder Says:

    Mass Appeal >>>>Exhibit C

  32. going rogue Says:

    STAN (C) 2000 > EXHIBIT C, you remember stan right? the song about you and jay electronica mane, he don’t even have the best single in his house, jump in the air and stay up thuuuurrrr

  33. BroliC FontS Says:

    Beamer Benz or Bentley is chewable cocaine tabs tho (c) whoever said that

  34. BroliC FontS Says:

    Mass Appeal >>>>Exhibit C

    ^lol, ya just had to go there

  35. Remixznflow Says:

    yeah im not goin to lie jay got some shit…

    “something to hold on to”>>>>>>>

    and i DARE a nigga to find a better song as of late…

  36. youngscrew Says:

    supa dupa > exhibit c
    fear >exhibit c
    lights please > exbit c

  37. Brooklyn Strong aka The Elder Says:

    Exhibit C’s beat sounds alot like a 90’s DJ Premier Gangstarr beat.

  38. Balls Deep Says:

    Exhibits C is a dope record but to say its the best record sine the takeover/ether is crazy. I live in the West Coast and that record aint really getting love out here but i do really like Exhibits C.

    I do think Gang Starr is a better group than Eric B & Rakim

  39. Eastern_Digital aka Nahright's Fantasy Football champ Says:

    On another note…i feel like coppin me some LA Gear’s with the lights in the heel.

  40. Cois Says:

    Brooklyn Strong aka The Elder Says:
    March 2nd, 2010 at 6:25 pm
    Exhibit C’s beat sounds alot like a 90’s DJ Premier Gangstarr beat
    ____________________________________________________________________
    ????
    hell no. A prayer goes out to Guru.

  41. DJ Chris Loot Says:

    Gangstarr definitely influenced me big time… I grew up in Germany where I met Guru and Premo many times with Gangstarr and Jazzmatazz and they always showed nothing but love… in 95 I actually came to NYC for the love of Hip Hop, struggled many years, but I am still here and I even mixed down a record at D&D while Guru and Premo along with MOP were there… Hip Hop is REAL and we need you, Keith… I believe the illest Gangstarr track of all times is yet to come… my heart dropped when I heard the bad news and I’m so glad like all of your fans worldwide that you’re expected to pull through… Love

  42. 88izgreat Says:

    gangstar top three groups of all time! get well guru an yall set aside your differences an make one more album gangstar 4 ever

  43. Chasmir Says:

    I’m ah 42 year old school cat. I first got hip to Gangstarr from watching the Manifest video on Yo! MTV raps in 1989 while in the Marines out in Cali. I had ah partner from Long Island who had the “No More Mr. Nice Guy” cassette…yep cassette! I had that Big Daddy Kane bangin cassette “It’s a Big Daddy Thing”. We swap cassettes so we could doub them by puttin paper in the holes to doub. I had played it soo much I had to get the real cassette. That is how I got hooked on the illest group/dou in the real hip hop game. I judge MC’s by Guru standards, a battle rapper who made ill song behind Preemo’s beats. Top 10 MC of all times and the greatest DJ/Producer ever.

  44. Chasmir Says:

    I’m ah 42 year old school cat. I first got hip to Gangstarr from watching the Manifest video on Yo! MTV raps in 1989 while in the Marines out in Cali. I had ah partner from Long Island who had the “No More Mr. Nice Guy” cassette…yep cassette! I had that Big Daddy Kane bangin cassette “It’s a Big Daddy Thing”. We swap cassettes so we could doub them by puttin paper in the holes to doub. I had played it soo much I had to get the real cassette. That is how I got hooked on the illest group/dou in the real hip hop game. I judge MC’s by Guru standards, a battle rapper who made ill song behind Preemo’s beats. Top 10 MC of all times and the greatest DJ/Producer ever.

  45. Stupid fucs Says:

    Im gonna have to shyt on you ppl hatin on jay elect….

    first off…the entity you call Jay Elect is here in your illusions bcuz time is running out and its time for ppl to wake up and experience the truth by going within the physical vehicles you call the human body…. His energies are lot different you can tell in his aura and his material of information. If you know his older work he throws out information about opening up your energy centers(chakras/Including your 3rd eye) with meditation which is what you call spiritual work/energy ..check out his exhibit a video or Dear moleskin…..He is on a whole different level…Nas been trying to that since his early yrs. Back in the 96 era Nas mentioned ppl where not ready for that type of music. The Aquarius age is near (peace to the pisces era) or should i say the game(life) your roles are playing are ending soon which is why you see all these events happening. But remember that you all are masters of your illusions we are all one.. creating all these events. Everything is energy….but you cant see the energies because you are not vibrating at those levels(meaning your stuck in your 5 senses) or shall i say sleeping like a robot …watching tv movies, entertaintment, belief systems, etc..

    but everyone’s entitled to their own opinion at the end of this shyt… :)

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