Producer Marco Polo connects with DJ Premier and Talib Kweli to commerate the three year anniversary of the passing of the legendary Guru of Gangstarr. Kweli tells some stories of his meetings with Guru and more which Preemo supplies his classic cuts to the track. Marco Polo states this about the track;
“Tomorrow marks the three-year anniversary of the passing of the legendary G.U.R.U. of Gang Starr. I decided to this leak this record one day early to ensure DJ’s and everyone can have it ready for his anniversary and it can be played tomorrow. This is one of the most important records I’ve ever been a part of” states Marco Polo. “Thank you to Talib Kweli and DJ Premier for being a part of this incredible record! We will also be premiering the “G.U.R.U.” video very soon (which is directed by Todd Angkasuwan) so stay tuned. Please help share this record and celebrate the life of an artist who influenced myself and so many others in Hip-Hop and music period! R.I.P. Keith Edward Elam aka G.U.R.U. (Gifted Unlimited Rhymes Universal)!”
This track will be the lead single from Marco Polo’s forthcoming LP, “PA2: The Director’s Cut” coming July 2013. Listen to the track below.