ALL ARTIST INFO IS PULLED FROM PUBLICLY AVAILABLE DATA.
IF YOU REPRESENT THIS ARTIST AND WOULD LIKE TO VERIFY YOUR PAGE OR UPDATE THE INFO, Click Here

Guru

American rapper from Massachusetts

Guru

American rapper from Massachusetts
ALL ARTIST INFO IS PULLED FROM PUBLICLY AVAILABLE DATA.
IF YOU REPRESENT THIS ARTIST AND WOULD LIKE TO VERIFY YOUR PAGE OR UPDATE THE INFO, Click Here
birthday
17th
July, 1961
Death
19th
April, 2010
Birth Place
Roxbury, Massachusetts, U.S.
Birth Sign
cancer
Biography

Keith Edward Elam (July 17, 1961 – April 19, 2010), better known by his stage name Guru (a backronym for Gifted Unlimited Rhymes Universal), was an American rapper and record producer. He was a member of the hip hop duo Gang Starr, along with DJ Premier. He was born in Roxbury, Massachusetts.
About.com placed him on their list of the Top 50 MCs of Our Time, while The Source ranked him #30 on their list of the Top 50 Lyricists of All Time, saying “Guru dropped some of the most thoughtful rhymes on wax”.

Also Known As

Jazzmattaz Keithy E.M.C. Bald Head Slick

Associated Acts

Gang Starr Gang Starr Foundation Digable Planets

Birth Name

Keith Edward Elam

Genres

Hip hop, jazz rap

Occupations

Rapper songwriter record producer

Years Active

1986 2010

Name

Guru

Nationality

United States of America

NOCAP SHOWS