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Born: Jul 17, 1961

Death: Apr 19, 2010

Birthplace: Roxbury, Boston

Profession: Actor

Nationality: United States


Date of Birth : Jul 17, 1961
Date of Death : Apr 19, 2010
Birth Place : Roxbury, Boston

Keith Edward Elam, better known by his stage name Guru, 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, Massachusetts. 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."


  • Actor
  • Musician
  • Rapper
  • Music Producer

Also known as

  • Guru''s Jazzmatazz
  • Keith Elam
  • Keith Edward Elam
  • Guru Jazzmatazz
  • MC Keithy E
  • Jazzmatazz
  • The Guru


  • Harry Elam
  • Barbara Elam


  • Keith Casim
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