1. Guru

    Guru

    3 Albums, 3 Songs

    • Jazzmatazz, Vol. 1
    • Jazzmatazz, Vol. 3: Streetsoul
    • Version 7.0: The Street Scriptures
  2. Morning Heds: An Apple Announcement, Jive A&R Jeff Sledge, Hip-Hop Helps Sell Moscato

    January 03, 2012 8:43 AM EST Not the iPad 3 or New TV - But Apple Planning Media-Related Event in the Big(ger) Apple This Month AllThingsD According to sources close to the situation, Apple is planning an important - but not large-scale - event to be held in New York at the e ...

  3. Remembering Guru, One Year After His Death

    April 19, 2011 2:09 PM EDT 0 0 0 One year ago today (Apr. 19), Keith Elam, better known as the rapper Guru , lost his battle with cancer at the age of 43. As one half of East Coast duo Gang Starr , Guru spearheaded an influential hip-hop sound that combined effortless rapping with ...

  4. Jay-Z Kicks Off Detroit Stadium Shows with Eminem

    September 02, 2010 11:08 PM EDT 0 0 0 J ay-Z opened his four-show Home And Home tour with Eminem on Thursday night by declaring victory -- not over his headlining partner, but for his genre. "Ooooooh, shit!" the rapper declared early in the set, ordering the full array of stag ...

  5. Lauryn Hill, A Tribe Called Quest, Snoop Added to Rock the Bells

    June 09, 2010 1:52 PM EDT 0 0 0 L auryn Hill , A Tribe Called Quest , DJ Premier and Snoop Dogg have been added to the lineup of this year's Rock the Bells festival. A Tribe Called Quest will perform its platinum-selling album "Midnight Marauders" -- which reached a ...

  6. R.I.P. Guru, Erykah Badu Announces Tour Dates

    April 20, 2010 5:34 PM EDT 0 0 0 In today's Daily Noise, brought to you by Fuse and Billboard.com, rapper Guru has died after a long battle with cancer at the age of 43. He and DJ Premier made up the hip-hop duo Gang Starr , which released six albums between 1989 and 2003. Ery ...

  7. The Daily Noise 4.20.2010 - Billboard.com

    The Daily Noise 4.20.2010 - Billboard.com

    April 20, 2010 5:04 PM EDT 0 0 0 Rapper Guru passes away, Erykah Badu announces tour dates, LCD Soundsystem release "Drunk Girls" video, Good Charlotte talks about new video. Good Charlotte , Bill Werde , The Daily Noise , Gangstarr , guru , Erykah Badu , lcd soundsystem ...

  8. Guru of Gang Starr Dies at 43

    April 20, 2010 8:25 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rapper Guru has died at the age of 43 after a long battle with cancer, according to a statement released by his friend and producer Solar. The New York MC - whose real name was Keith Elam - suffered cardiac arrest on March 2 and had been in a coma. ...

  9. Guru Of Gang Starr Dies Aged 43

    April 20, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Rapper Guru has died at the age of 43 after a long battle with cancer, according to a statement released by his friend and producer Solar. The New York MC - whose real name was Keith Elam - suffered cardiac arrest on March 2 and had been in a coma ...

  10. The Daily Noise 3.3.2010 - Billboard.com

    The Daily Noise 3.3.2010 - Billboard.com

    March 03, 2010 5:01 PM EST 0 0 0 Lil Wayne's sentencing delayed again, Sade holds at No. 1 on album charts for third week, Gang Starr's Guru recovering from heart surgery. Lil Wayne , Ke$ha , Bill Werde , The Daily Noise , Fuse , Music News , guru , Justin Bieber , johnny ...

  11. Lil Wayne's Luck On Fire, Sade Still On Top

    March 03, 2010 3:28 PM EST 0 0 0 In today's Daily Noise, brought to you by Fuse and Billboard.com, Lil Wayne has worked his magic again and earned another bizarre delay in the sentencing that would send him to prison on gun charges. Sade 's "Soldier of Love" wil ...

  12. DJ Premier Says Guru Is Recovering From Surgery

    March 02, 2010 1:13 PM EST 0 0 0 Following reports that Gang Starr 's Guru had gone into a coma after suffering a heart attack, his former partner, DJ Premier, has tweeted that the rapper underwent a successful surgery and recovering, although he is still under a medically-ind ...

  13. DJ Premier: Guru Recovering From Surgery

    March 02, 2010 12:00 AM EST Following reports that Gang Starr's Guru had gone into a coma after suffering a heart attack, his former partner, DJ Premier, has tweeted that the rapper underwent a successful surgery and recovering, although he is still under a medically-in ...

  14. The Daily Noise 3.1.2010 - Billboard.com

    The Daily Noise 3.1.2010 - Billboard.com

    March 01, 2010 5:31 PM EST 0 0 0 Bret Michaels sings sketchy duet with Miley Cyrus, Gang Starr's Guru in coma after heart attack, Shinedown talks about writing music for "Alice in Wonderland." bret michaels , shinedown , Miley Cyrus , Bill Werde , The Daily Noise , F ...

  15. Bret Michaels' New Song, Shinedown in Wonderland

    March 01, 2010 4:51 PM EST 0 0 0 In today's Daily Noise, brought to you by Fuse and Billboard.com, Poison frontman Bret Michaels does a questionably raunchy duet with 17 year-old Miley Cyrus on his new song "Nothing to Lose". In sad news, Gang Starr 's Guru has ...

  16. Gang Starr's Guru In Coma After Heart Attack

    March 01, 2010 8:45 AM EST 0 0 0 Rapper Guru , who rose to fame with pioneering group Gang Starr and later released a series of successful solo albums under the "Jazzmatazz" banner, is in a coma after suffering a heart attack and will undergo surgery today (Mar. 1), accor ...

  17. Gang Starr's Guru In Coma After Heart Attack

    March 01, 2010 12:00 AM EST Rapper Guru, who rose to fame with pioneering group Gang Starr and later released a series of successful solo albums under the "Jazzmatazz" banner, is in a coma after suffering a heart attack and will undergo surgery today (Mar. 1), acco ...

  18. This Day in Music

    January 09, 2008 12:00 AM EST - New York rockers the Strokes earned their first No. 1 U.K. with their third Rough Trade set, "First Impressions of Earth." The group reached No. 2 with their two previous studio sets: 2001's "I 2006 - New York rockers the ...

  19. Music On TV Aug. 13-19

    August 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music on television listings from Aug. 13-20. MONDAY, Aug. 13 "The Sauce," Fuse Featured artist(s): Underoath, Mute Math, Avenged Sevenfold "Access Granted," BET Featured artist(s): Ciara, T.I., T-Pain, Lloyd, Yung Joc. "D&# ...

  20. Music On TV Aug. 13-19

    August 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music on television listings from Aug. 13-20. MONDAY, Aug. 13 "The Sauce," Fuse Featured artist(s): Underoath, Mute Math, Avenged Sevenfold "Access Granted," BET Featured artist(s): Ciara, T.I., T-Pain, Lloyd, Yung Joc. "D&# ...

  21. This Day in Music

    January 09, 2007 12:00 AM EST - New York rockers the Strokes earned their first No. 1 U.K. with their third Rough Trade set, "First Impressions of Earth." The group reached No. 2 with their two previous studio sets: 2001's "I 2006 - New York rockers the ...

  22. DJ Premier Gunning For Whitney Comeback Album

    October 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 After co-producing one of the top pop albums of the year, Christina Aguilera's "Back to Basics," DJ Premier is back in the studio honing projects by Nas, Amerie and Canibus, and close to securing prod After co-producing one of the top ...

  23. This Day in Music

    January 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1998 - </b>Lynn Odrick sues Anthony "Ant" Banks for allegedly punching her, damaging her vision and breaking her nose with a pool cue on November 25. Banks is one of the West Coast's most prolific 2005 - Elvis Presley&# ...

  24. Rhino Boxes Up '90s Favorites

    June 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Following a template that has generated several prior collections, Rhino is compiling a grandiose box set surveying a decade less than six years in the rearview mirror. Following a template that has generated several prior collections, Rhino is comp ...

  25. This Day in Music

    January 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Venerable Chicago club Lounge Ax opens its last week of business with a bang, thanks to a surprise appearance by rock quartet Wilco. The group plays a two-and-a-half hour set before a ca 2000 - Venerable Chicago club Lounge ...

  26. BT's 'Technology' Pushes Modern Rock Buttons

    August 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. BT has always straddled the fence of dance/electronic and pop/rock. As a producer and remixer, he has worked with Madonna, Sarah McLachlan, Deep Dish and Seal, among others. Two years ago, much to the c ...

  27. Hot Product

    August 04, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 BT 'Emotional' Rescue BT has always straddled the fence of dance/electronic and pop/rock. As a producer and remixer, he has worked with Madonna, Sarah McLachlan, Deep Dish and Seal, among others. He has also released three genre-blurring a ...

  28. The Ownerz

    June 28, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With The Ownerz, Gang Starr's Guru and DJ Premier continue to build their legacy as one of hip-hop's greatest duos. With The Ownerz, Gang Starr's Guru and DJ Premier continue to build their legacy as one of hip-hop's greatest duo ...

  29. Bathtime With Loop Guru

    June 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 When the instrumental credits listed in the CD booklet include "quantum physics," "insect manipulation," and "luminous wetlook," you know you're in for an unusual listening experience. When the instrumental credits ...

  30. The Tangled Web

    June 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Web's most intriguing music-related destinations. This week: Singingfish.com, the Dead's live recordings, and the Int'l Songwriting Competition. Keeping you up to date on the Web's most intriguing music-related happenings and ...

  31. Gang Starr Readies First Album In Five Years

    June 10, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Virgin Records has set a June 24 release date for "The Ownerz," a new studio album by veteran rap duo Gang Starr. The disc will be the first new full-length from producer/turntablist DJ Premier and ra Virgin Records has set a June 24 relea ...

  32. Billboard Bits: Prince Paul, Sonic Youth, Howie Day

    March 21, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on Prince Paul, Sonic Youth, Howie Day Although details are still being finalized, acclaimed hip-hop producer Prince Paul will release his next solo album, "Politics of the Business," May 6 via Razor & Tie. The album is said to be ...

  33. This Day in Music

    January 09, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Venerable Chicago club Lounge Ax opens its last week of business with a bang, thanks to a surprise appearance by rock quartet Wilco. The group plays a two-and-a-half hour set before a ca 2000 - Venerable Chicago club Lounge ...

  34. Life Force Radio

    June 01, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Good, old-fashioned hip-hop gets a shot in the arm with Afu-Ra's sophomore set, Life Force Radio. Good, old-fashioned hip-hop gets a shot in the arm with Afu-Ra's sophomore set, Life Force Radio. For those familiar with Afu's 2000 deb ...

  35. First Born Second

    August 04, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 On his debut set, First Born Second, newcomer Bilal—who has already collaborated with the heady likes of Common and Guru—offers what may very well be the year's most adventurous R&B On his debut set, First Born Second, newcomer Bilal—who ha ...

  36. Lina Hopes She'll Be More Than A 'Stranger'

    July 12, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Opening for Joan Osborne last year at New York's Irving Plaza, Atlantic Records artist Lina possessed a timeless combination of laid-back Southern warmth, introspection, spirituality, and a penchant f Opening for Joan Osborne last year at New Y ...

  37. Gang Starr Gets To Work On New Album

    April 25, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 After a three-year hiatus from the recording studio, Gang Starr -- the jazz-influenced hip-hop duo of Guru and DJ Premier -- has just begun work on the follow-up to 1998's "Moment of Truth" (Virgin), After a three-year hiatus from the ...

  38. Atlantic Forges Deal With R&B/Hip-Hop Label Soulife?

    January 26, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Atlantic Records has signed a worldwide pact with L.A.-based R&B/hip-hop label Soulife Recordings, Billboard Bulletin reports. The long-term deal calls for Soulife to independently sign, develop, Atlantic Records has signed a worldwide pact with ...