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Legendary rapper Guru released a statement today as he recovers from surgery after suffering a heart attack over the weekend.

Guru, born Keith Elam, was briefly comatose due to the heart attack. Doctors successfully operated on the 43-year-old MC on Tuesday (March 2). Guru is a member of the groundbreaking hip-hop duo Gang Starr, along with DJ Premier.

“I am doing fine and I am recovering! I’m weak though,” Guru told AllHipHop.com in a statement today. “Solar is the only person who has the accurate info on my situation. Any info from anybody else is false! I appreciate your well wishes and all the love!”

Solar is a producer that Guru, a Morehouse College alum, has been working with for the past few years.

Guru and his family are asking for privacy as he recovers and stressed for fans to continue to send prayers, thoughts and love.

Read the whole story at AllHipHop.com

Here’s a few of Gang Starr’s most memorable tracks:

Gang Starr featuring K-Ci and Jo Jo – “Royalty”

Gang Starr featuring Nice & Smooth – “DWYCK”

Gang Starr – “Mass Appeal”


UPDATE: Gang Starr’s Guru Undergoes Successful Surgery

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