Remembering Guru

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Although it's been four years since his death on April 19, 2010, Guru,'s mark on music is indelible — subtle but unmistakable — much like his distinct, monotone delivery. The former front man of Gang Starr helped to usher in the mash up of hip hop and jazz that's made albums like Reasonable Doubt so palatable to the ear.

Read on as BET.com remembers the pioneering MC's life, career and legacy, one landmark at a time.

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