Guru (alternative rapper from Boston)

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"Gifted Unlimited Rhymes Universal" - an alternative rapper from Boston

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Legal name: Keith Elam

Also performs as: Bald Head Slick, Keithy E.M.C.


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, producer, and actor best known as a member of the hip-hop duo Gang Starr, along with DJ Premier. He was born in Roxbury, Boston. 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."

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1993 Jazzmatazz, Volume 1 Guru 5 6
1995 Jazzmatazz, Volume 2: The New Reality Guru 3
2000 Jazzmatazz, Volume 3: Streetsoul Guru 3
2001 Baldhead Slick & Da Click Guru 1
2005 Version 7.0: The Street Scriptures Guru 1
2007 Jazzmatazz, Volume 4: The Hip Hop Jazz Messenger: Back to the Future Guru 3
2008 Guru's Jazzmatazz: The Mixtape: Back to the Future Guru 3
2009 Guru 8.0: Lost & Found Guru 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1995 Guru Presents Ill Kid Records Guru 2
2008 The Best of Guru's Jazzmatazz Guru 1


Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1993 Le Bien, le Mal Guru feat. MC Solaar 2
1993 No Time to Play Guru 2
1995 Feel the Music Guru 2
1995 Watch What You Say Guru 1
2006 Junk Ferry Corsten feat. Guru 2

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