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Throwback Tuesdays:: GURU Dies at 43! R.I.P GANGSTARR

April 20, 2010

Gangstarr by Sergio Canay.

Hey swaggtalkers. We at another week, and tuesdays we always have something special. I had another idea for “THROWBACK TUESDAYS”..but news just hit that rapper/icon, the legendary GURU aka GANGSTARR has passed away today from a long 1 year battle with cancer. GURU had so many hits such as “just to get a rep”, and “mass appeal” and a few others. He just recently suffered a heart attack, which news had it that he was having a speedy recovery.

Well a letter was found and revealed letting everyone know that he had cancer for a year and had a long hard battle with it. (click here to read the letter)

RIP GANGSTARR…..we’ll miss ya homie! East New York stand up!!! here’s a vid as well……….

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y9lNbNGbo24

 

throwback question of the day:: name the song, a real big hit with him and fellow NYC rappers smooth b, and greg nice that still jumps in the club today?

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15 Comments leave one →
  1. May 2, 2010 4:56 pm

    Ah man! i’ve even just now googled it and these dinosaurs in the game are not coming up
    well novi looks like wait swagg knows that most the people who come here are under 30 so it would have to be a gigantic question that damn near anybody would know the answer to.
    Mind boogling at the same time thanks for getting our brain juices flowing

  2. May 2, 2010 4:34 pm

    thanks webi.
    and novi, i’ll give ya one more chance…if ya get it wrong….i guess you’ll have to wait till tuesday my friend!

  3. May 2, 2010 4:10 pm

    Homie is kill’m em with the “question of the day’ you go boy lol, thats mad cool of you to play on the visitors memory and see who knows whats. Your the man swagga seriously for jogging all our memories double time.

  4. Novi permalink
    May 2, 2010 3:45 pm

    Smooth b from Nice & Smooth right? cant remember the song rude something or awaken rude.

  5. May 2, 2010 3:28 pm

    heeeeey novi…….ah ah aaahhh, not givin out the info. i tell you what…if you answer the throwback question, i will see what i can do for ya! ok?

  6. Novi permalink
    May 2, 2010 3:05 pm

    What do you have planned for this upcoming tues Swaggtalker? since you and missie rotate posting days and topics, a hint would be nice.

  7. May 1, 2010 6:27 pm

    Guru is that nigga forever in our hearts you wish that you can come into my neighboorhood meaning my mental state meaning im 5ft8 guru the great

  8. April 24, 2010 5:52 pm

    Hi Donna, thanks for stopping by..its really appreciated. but i dont think there’s too much more to this. there’s just stuff that guru didnt want in the streets and its nothing big, but he’s a celeb, so its gonna be 1000 stories about this!

  9. Donna-Cole permalink
    April 24, 2010 12:10 pm

    His death seems so mysterious- hopes there’s not more to this story to be told.

  10. April 21, 2010 11:45 pm

    Thanks for stopping by Corey & Dlewis and offering us your realistic words and voicing your opinion, nobody is promised tomorrow we have to live life to the fullest when we can because that chance may never come.

  11. corey permalink
    April 21, 2010 2:17 pm

    Life is like this sometimes. U can b in ur prime and erthang is goin smooth, but one thing can change the whole mood of things and jus send it packin down. U jus gotta live life 2 its fullest, pray, hav faith, n keep goin. I know he did.

  12. Tam permalink
    April 21, 2010 9:45 am

    Life changes so fast, just to think he was on the way to recovery now he has died

    R-I-P

  13. April 20, 2010 11:19 pm

    straight up @ Novi cancer is no joke, on the real

    its mainly because of what people put in their bodies when thir younger ….food, chems, drugs that why we need to be caution and tone it down a knotch.

    That man should not be dead at 43 yrs old! Not when people are living twice his age + I stopped eating pork a few yrs ago, I dont drink soda and i`m about to cut out red meat from my diet.

  14. dlewisharris permalink
    April 20, 2010 3:11 pm

    I woke up this morning and saw this and just felt sad… I remember when news of his health came about and I wished he’d pull through, but this is truly a loss. R.I.P Guru – An icon by definition

  15. Novi permalink
    April 20, 2010 1:53 pm

    How sad, may his soul rest peacefully
    Cancer is the #1 killer is the USA

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