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Guru’s Sister: Guru Couldn’t Have Written ‘Deathbed Letter’

Yesterday, following news that Gang Starr's Guru had died of cancer, doubts were raised over his suspicious "deathbed letter", released by his associate Solar, announcing the creation of a new nonprofit charity by the rapper and asking that "any awards or tributes should be accepted, organized, [and] approved by Solar on behalf [of] myself." Today, Guru's sister, Patricia Elam, released a statement claiming her family is unaware of any foundations established by her brother, and that Guru never regained consciousness following a February heart attack, which would seemingly have prevented him from writing that letter and making this statement in March. [Source]

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