Throwback Times present this impressive studio project by American singer and songwriter. This was off his second single from debut studio album, Trouble (21st Dec 2004). 

However, the track was exclusively released in Latin America and certain countries of Europe. As time progresses, many remixes was made including the one featuring legendary Notorious B.I.G and 2pac Amaru Shakur.

Notorious B.I.G:
Christopher George Latore Wallace born May 21th, 1972, was better known by his stage names: The Notorious B.I.G., Biggie Smalls, or simply Biggie.

He was an American rapper. Rooted in East Coast hip hop and particularly gangsta rap, he is popularly considered one of the greatest rappers of all time. 

Sadly, he was murdered in a drive-by shooting in the early hours of March 9, 1997 in Los Angeles, California. He was aged 24 years old.

             Notorious Biggie: 1997

2pac Amaru Shakur:
Tupac Amaru Shakur, popularly known by his stage names as 2Pac and Makaveli, was an American rapper. He is popularly considered one of the most influential and successful rappers of all time and also among the best-selling music artistes.

                 2pac Amaru Shakur 

What Inspired The Track "Ghetto" ?:
Akon explained the meaning of the song as reflected in the song's lyrics, as "a description of the cycle of poverty and impoverishness experienced by those living in poor, inner-city areas" (ghetto). 

             Track Official Art Cover

Furthermore, it describes the physical and psychological oppression with which these residents must deal on a regular basis.