R.I.P. Guru

Gifted Unlimited Rhymes Universal is no more.
Guru (born Keith Elam) lost his lengthy battle with cancer.
He was 47.
Too damn young to kick the bucket like that.
One of the best MC in all of hip hop and with his ex-partner DJ Premier,
part of the most influential East Coast MC/DJ tandem in Gang Starr.
Can’t forget all [...]

Osheaga 2009: Beastie Boys Out, Vampire Weekend In

It’s fair to say that the most talked about news in the music world this
week was Beastie Boys’s Adam Yauch announcing to the world that he had
cancer. A tumor was found in one of his Parotid Glands which is located
in the back of his throat.
“luckily it was caught early and is localized in one [...]