On the eve of the 1st annyversary of Guru’s passing, DJ Premier stopped by Funkmaster Flex on Hot 97 and played a 2 hour tribute set in honor of his late partner. Listen to the mix here & download the official audio recording here: part 1 & part 2
Note: The picture above is from The Source Magazine, published in 1994, the only issue of Source with Gang Starr on the cover. There’s an interesting coincidence here, this is the issue of Source where they gave Illmatic 5 mics, and Guru passed away on the same day Illmatic was released.
1. Guru’s Nephew Justin Elam Ruff Talks His Uncle’s Estate, Tribute Concert, And Feature Film in an interview you can read here.
2. After doing a tribute set on Hot 97, Preemo headed to club Sutra where a Guru Tribute party was held. Hit continue reading to watch a video from that night w/ DJ Premier, DJ Tony Touch, Grand Puba & Grandmaster Caz.
3. The second video after the cut is Premier’s interview with Revivalist, where he talks about what it was like to work in the studio with Guru.