February 17th, 2011 by Navjosh
Hot on the heels of John Legend & The Roots’ Grammy-winning night, Truelements presents the first single release from WAKE UP! RADIO — an epic collaboration between Black Thought, John Legend, and the God MC himself, Rakim — “In the Ghetto (Wake Up!)” Produced by J.Period, this history-making digital 12″ release pairs two of hip hop’s most legendary MC’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.
Download here – In The Ghetto (Wake Up!)