Good God. I was not ready for the remake of Eric B. and Rakim’s classic In the Ghetto by The Roots, John Legend and Rakim Allah, himself.
Black Thought’s verse alone would have been enough. This is from J. Period’s mixtape remix of The Roots and John Legend’s Wake Up! album. You can download the full mixtape for free here.
Click here to download In The Ghetto. Here’s the original–easily one of the best rap records ever: