L.A. Hip-Hop Community Honors Guru, DJ Hideo; Raises Cancer Awareness

(AllHipHop News) A number of Hip-Hop DJ’s will band together on Wednesday June 23nd to celebrate the lives of late Gang Starr rapper Guru and popular Los Angeles radio personality, DJ Hideo. The "We Reminisce Over You" event in downtown Los Angeles, will pay tribute Guru and DJ Hideo and raise awareness and support for those battling severe health related issues.Special sets from DJ Revolution (Wake Up Show), Mr. Choc (Beat Junkies) DJ Crazy Toones (Ice Cube/WC) and DJ Icy Ice (Beat Junkies/Turntable U) will be featured during the evening. Guru and DJ Hideo died just days apart, both from complications related to cancer. Guru died from cancer-related illness on April 19th at the age of 48, while DJ Hideo died on April 24th at the age of 42, due to complications from colon and liver cancer. The special tribute to the pair is free and open to the public, although volunteer donations are being accepted at the door. Proceeds from the event will be used to help establish a scholarship trust fund for DJ Hideo’s 13-year-old daughter. We Reminisce Over You takes place at B-52 on Wednesday (June 22nd) in Los Angeles, from 9:00PM-2:00 AM. Sponsors include Cashmere Agency, Cr8tive Theory Agency, The Specialists Agency, AllHipHop.com, Fusicology.com, SCRATCH DJ Academy (LA), Rehab Projects, The Beat Junkies, TurntableU.com, Impact Record Pool, The Holy Grail, Freedom of Beats, Sure Shot and Myx Media.