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Marking A Time: Ghetts' Favourite Albums
Tara Joshi , September 19th, 2018 09:22

As Ghetts releases his new album Ghetto Gospel - The New Testament, the London-based rapper guides Tara Joshi through 13 favourite records, from Michael Jackson to Jay-Z, Tupac, Notorious BIG and those closer to home including Kano and Klashnekoff


The Notorious B.I.G. - Life After Death
Crazy album! 'Sky's The Limit' and 'Miss U'. I didn't even know 'Miss U' was sampled, the other day I was in the car and I heard the original one! I have Tupac on this list too - in the same way I have Jay Z and Nas, because what happens when people are warring is that the fan, subliminally - whether they like it or not, even if they choose sides - they take an interest in the other person as well. But me being musical as well, and understanding it's not my war, I don't have to take sides – I can like one more than the other but I'm not going to hate the other one, I don't have to. Biggie is the man for flows and vibes - he's just got that swagger, that's undeniable. It's weird because I think Biggie is a better rapper than Tupac, but Tupac had so many different other pockets and reasons for me to like him.