News: Gang Starr's Guru Reportedly Suffers Cardiac Arrest, Rushed To Hospital

Sunday, Feb 28, 2010 11:01PM

Written by Biz Jones

Gang Starr's Guru was reportedly rushed to a New York hospital over the weekend after suffering from a cardiac arrest and may be in a coma.

According to hip-hop personality Miss Info, the rapper's medical complications have been confirmed.

There were multiple reports today that Keith "Guru" Elam, from the legendary Gang Starr has suffered cardiac arrest and is in a coma. (i.e. HipHopDX and HipHopWired) My sources have only confirmed to me that yes, Guru is in a New York-area hospital after a cardiac episode. And that his friends, family and a generation of fans are currently praying for the best. I'm also hearing that Guru is undergoing surgery soon. So, until more concrete details are available and we wish for the best, here are some of classic Guru moments.... (Miss Info TV)

Additional reports claim the rapper's sister broke the news.

According to many different sources, Hip-Hop Wired has acquired information that rapper Guru has fallen into a coma after suffering cardiac arrrest. Details right now remain very slim, but sources have stated that the news was broken by Guru's sister. (Hip Hop Wired)

Guru's former producer DJ Premier previously spoke with SOHH about re-linking with him for a future Gangstarr project.

"I see and read these articles where he's like, 'I'm Gang Starr' so I'm like, all right," he explained. "So whenever you ready, you tell me when you're ready and I'll start tomorrow, but it's up to Guru." (SOHH)

Premier also addressed the situation on his Twitter page.

"Guru in a coma?: "If anyone has info about this please let us know. We're told his sister Tricia said he is curren... http://bit.ly/aGO2dc RT @questlove: the H*LL???!!! http://philaflava.blogspot.com/2010/02/guru-in-coma.html." (DJ Premier's Twitter)

No further details have been revealed as of now.

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