Rapper Guru is in a coma after suffering a heart attack.
The hip-hop star, real name Keith Alam, collapsed on Sunday (28Feb10) and is currently in an unconscious state in a New York hospital.
According to DJ Premier, his partner in pioneering hip-hop group Gang Starr, the 43 year old will undergo cardiac surgery on Monday (01Mar10).
He told radio show Hip Hop Nation on Sunday, "Guru is in a coma and will go under surgery tomorrow afternoon."