‘Ghetto Gospel’ is a song by Tupac taken from his 2004 posthumous album ‘Loyal to the Game’.
Released on January 21st 2005, Ghetto Gospel was the second single from ‘Loyal to the Game’ topping the charts 4 Countries including the UK, where it spent 3 weeks on top. Eminem produced the song as well as the album that it was taken from.
The original version of the song was recorded in 91’/92′ and produced by Deon Evans (Big D). It has a faster tempo and also samples Tracy Chapman’s song ‘Crossroads’. In the 2005 release, a sample off Elton John’s ‘Indian Sunset’ was used.
The lyrical content of ‘Ghetto Gospel’ addresses poverty and racism with an outcry from Tupac to “End the war on the streets”.
This would be the only song from the album that had an Official music video. At the end of the video, there is a message from Tupac’s mother, Afeni Shakur. “Remember to keep yourself alive, there is nothing more important than that”.