Radio Facts: Originally posted April 20, 2010. While recovering from a heart attack from last month rapper Guru, 43, died of cancer related causes on Monday. He was estranged from certain members of his family and left his partner and collaborator Solar as his power of attorney
Guru’s longtime collaborator and partner Solar mourns his loss in the statement and explains that Guru had written a letter to his fans that was to be released upon his death.
“The world has lost one of the best MCs and hip-hop icons of all-time “” my loyal best friend, partner, and brother, Guru,” Solar said. “Guru has been battling cancer for well over a year and has lost his battle! This is a matter that Guru wanted private until he could beat it, but tragically, this did not happen. The cancer took him. Now the world has lost a great man and a true genius.”