Truelements presents the first single release from WAKE UP! RADIO — the collaboration between Black Thought, John Legend, and the God emcee himself, Rakim — “In the Ghetto (Wake Up!)” Produced by J.Period, this digital 12″ release pairs two of hip hop’s most legendary emcee’s together on wax for the first time, with a soulful finale from R&B superstar, John Legend. Revisiting the themes of the Eric B. & Rakim original, “In the Ghetto (Wake Up!)” shines a new light on ghetto life to reveal that some things may have changed, but many more remain the same.
February 17, 2011