#RIPGuru: The Tweets React To Guru’s Death


Early this morning, news spread that Guru lost his battle with cancer at age 47. Although the legendary Gang Starr founder is gone, his impact on hip-hop will not be forgotten. Twitter has been commemorating him all day by tweeting condolensces, along with their favorite Gang Starr tracks.


@davedittell Nobody’s invincible, no plan is foolproof / We all must meet our moment of truth RIP Guru


@SirThaniil RIP Guru. truly a legend

@msmercie #nowplaying Just to Get a Rep – Gangstarr RIP Guru

@djgeometrix RIP Guru. Every single true school DJ out there should play some Gang Starr in their sets and pay tribute to one of the greatest.

@djscratch Everybody should stop saying that other dudes name. Yall are making him famous. RIP Guru-Gangstarr Forever.

@black_milk Damn…RIP GURU

@alexlobov RIP Guru. I used to love the Jazzmatazz stuff and the early Gang Starr stuff. You will be missed.

@QtipTheAbstract From Allah we come to Allah we return. R.I.P. Keith GURU. A great man, poet, and I’m proud to say friend… 23 yrs. Damn!

@JoellOrtiz bout to be in the bentley bumping that Gangstarr! feeling very retro brooklyn right now.

@JOEYCRACKTS R.I.P GURU LOVE YOU MY BROTHER the World Will Miss You!!!! WE LOST A Great Man and a Big Part OF HIP HOP History!!!

@DresBlacksheep Guru and I didnt always see eye to eye… but we shared 2 things sincerely.. the mic.. and respect … peace good brother

@KHRYSIS Moment Of Truth alll day long

@djaudio1 @Kozee I feel the same way. GURU & GANG STARR helped shape my musical tastes as a youth. Sad to see #guru go the way he did.

@DJKeibot WTF! Guru is dead! R.I.P. Guru little piece of hip hop as an artform died today #rip guru