Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Cuban cigar guru exits, aged 91

Rapper Keith "Guru" Elam, greatest known as the former frontman of the group Gang Starr, passed after a long bout with cancer on April 19, going down a letter to his rooters and prompting an fountain of love connected the web.

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Guru and his Gang Starr collaborator DJ Premier availed define the complete of New York's tube hip hop scene in the 1990s, according to MTV.

"Their unique solid united Premier's product pallet, which leaned heavily on sampled jazz records and scratched vocals along the chorus lines, with Guru's hard-line rhymes," MTV's Gil Kaufman covers. MTV gets put up a collection of interviews with Guru, letting in one in which he discusses hip hop's influence along pop culture.

A tobacco grower whose dresses broken some of Cuba's near renowned leaves used in the country's cigar output gives gone of cancer, aged 91.

Alejandro Robaina - some an important figurehead in the industriousness that one of the Caribbean island's top fuming brands was named after him - had, according to local radio announcers, been a "victim of a sombre illness".

His going was confirmed by a house friend, Sergio Hernandez, who recalled the "big heart" of Mr Robaina.

"He once told me he was a millionaire because he had a meg friends all over the reality," he mentioned.

One of the agriculturist's grandsons now runs his farm, with Robaina cigars marketed the reality over in connective with Habanos and the Imperial tobacco group, which is based in London.

Other fresh news from the cigar man included the launch of a new smoke designed specifically for women.

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