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Ghetts - Know My Ting (Official Video) ft. Shakka
Ghetts - Know My Ting (Official Video) ft. Shakka
Published: 2017/05/19
Channel: GhettsOfficialVEVO
Lights x Ghetts - Vibe We Bring [Music Video] | GRM Daily
Lights x Ghetts - Vibe We Bring [Music Video] | GRM Daily
Published: 2018/04/11
Channel: GRM Daily
#BehindTheBars 001 - [Ghetts x Rudekid]
#BehindTheBars 001 - [Ghetts x Rudekid]
Published: 2016/02/10
Channel: Modestep
Ghetts - Daily Duppy S:05 EP:01 | GRM Daily
Ghetts - Daily Duppy S:05 EP:01 | GRM Daily
Published: 2016/02/25
Channel: GRM Daily
Sir Spyro x Ghetts x Jaykae x London Grammar - Hell To The Liars [Music Video] | GRM Daily
Sir Spyro x Ghetts x Jaykae x London Grammar - Hell To The Liars [Music Video] | GRM Daily
Published: 2017/12/20
Channel: GRM Daily
#SixtyMinutesLive - Ghetts and Friends
#SixtyMinutesLive - Ghetts and Friends
Published: 2016/07/28
Channel: BBC Radio 1Xtra
Ghetts freestyle - Westwood
Ghetts freestyle - Westwood
Published: 2008/07/02
Channel: TimWestwoodTV
Ghetts ft. Ghetto and J.Clarke | The Cypher [Music Video]: SBTV
Ghetts ft. Ghetto and J.Clarke | The Cypher [Music Video]: SBTV
Published: 2013/08/04
Channel: SBTV: Music
Ghetts Ft. Giggs - Gas Mark 9
Ghetts Ft. Giggs - Gas Mark 9
Published: 2014/08/11
Channel: F**K RADIO
Ghetts - Slumdog Millionaire (Official Song) (New Song 2017)
Ghetts - Slumdog Millionaire (Official Song) (New Song 2017)
Published: 2017/11/09
Channel: DopeGrime
Ghetts x Rude Kid - Who
Ghetts x Rude Kid - Who's Got a Problem / Serious Face (Official Video)
Published: 2015/11/24
Channel: F**K RADIO
Ghetts The Grime Show (Scrufizzer Dont Want This)
Ghetts The Grime Show (Scrufizzer Dont Want This)
Published: 2017/01/24
Channel: walid HERSI
Ghetts ft Wretch 32 & Moelogo - On The Run (Official Audio) (2018)
Ghetts ft Wretch 32 & Moelogo - On The Run (Official Audio) (2018)
Published: 2018/04/01
Channel: DopeGrime
CHICKEN SHOP DATE WITH GHETTS
CHICKEN SHOP DATE WITH GHETTS
Published: 2014/03/24
Channel: Chicken Shop Date
Ghetts - Party Animal (Official Video) ft. Kano & MYKL
Ghetts - Party Animal (Official Video) ft. Kano & MYKL
Published: 2013/10/22
Channel: GhettsOfficialVEVO
Ghetts - Artillery (Official Video) HQ *NEW*
Ghetts - Artillery (Official Video) HQ *NEW*
Published: 2010/01/29
Channel: The Grime Movement
Ghetts - "Rebel" (Official Video)
Ghetts - "Rebel" (Official Video)
Published: 2014/02/07
Channel: Noisey
Ghetts : You Dun know Already (Official Video)
Ghetts : You Dun know Already (Official Video)
Published: 2016/01/31
Channel: F**K RADIO
Ghetts x Rude Kid - "Savage
Ghetts x Rude Kid - "Savage' (The Intent)" (Official Video)
Published: 2016/07/11
Channel: Noisey
Ghetto - Esco
Ghetto - Esco's Spirit [Music Video] | GRM Daily
Published: 2015/06/24
Channel: GRM Daily
GHETTS FIRE IN THE BOOTH CYPHER
GHETTS FIRE IN THE BOOTH CYPHER
Published: 2016/02/24
Channel: STRICTLY BARS NO BULL
Ghetts - Fire In The Booth PT2
Ghetts - Fire In The Booth PT2
Published: 2013/08/08
Channel: CharlieSloth
Ghetts & Kage freestyle - Westwood
Ghetts & Kage freestyle - Westwood
Published: 2009/03/14
Channel: TimWestwoodTV
Ghetts - Suicide (P Money Diss)
Ghetts - Suicide (P Money Diss)
Published: 2017/01/10
Channel: DopeGrime
CHIP - GETS LIKE THAT FEAT. GHETTS  (OFFICIAL VIDEO)
CHIP - GETS LIKE THAT FEAT. GHETTS (OFFICIAL VIDEO)
Published: 2017/06/28
Channel: Chiptubeofficial
Charlie Sloth FT Ghetts x Abra Cadabra - Running
Charlie Sloth FT Ghetts x Abra Cadabra - Running
Published: 2017/06/15
Channel: CharlieSloth
Ghetts ft D Double E - RIP Stormin MC Tribute (2018)
Ghetts ft D Double E - RIP Stormin MC Tribute (2018)
Published: 2018/02/27
Channel: DopeGrime
Grime Show: Ghetts & Rudekid
Grime Show: Ghetts & Rudekid
Published: 2015/11/26
Channel: Rinse FM
Ghetts - Regulate (Warren G cover) in the 1Xtra Live Lounge
Ghetts - Regulate (Warren G cover) in the 1Xtra Live Lounge
Published: 2017/04/12
Channel: BBC Radio 1Xtra
Ghetts x Rude Kid - One Take (Official Video) | GRM Daily
Ghetts x Rude Kid - One Take (Official Video) | GRM Daily
Published: 2016/01/03
Channel: GRM Daily
Ghetts - Insight
Ghetts - Insight
Published: 2012/01/01
Channel: Ridendo Talents
GHETTS Freestyle #1
GHETTS Freestyle #1
Published: 2018/07/16
Channel: Prince ghetts
Cadet ft. Ghetts - Don
Cadet ft. Ghetts - Don't Take It Personal [Music Video] | GRM Daily
Published: 2017/07/21
Channel: GRM Daily
Donae
Donae'O - Bingo (Official Video) ft. Ghetts, Shakka
Published: 2017/12/22
Channel: DonaeoVEVO
Margs feat Ghetts - Crazy N****s [MUSIC VIDEO]
Margs feat Ghetts - Crazy N****s [MUSIC VIDEO]
Published: 2018/06/23
Channel: MWH Music
Ghetts - OJ Simpson (Unreleased 2018 Track)
Ghetts - OJ Simpson (Unreleased 2018 Track)
Published: 2018/03/15
Channel: DopeGrime
Ghetts - KARMA
Ghetts - KARMA
Published: 2012/01/06
Channel: UKRAP
Ghetts Freestyle for Logan Sama
Ghetts Freestyle for Logan Sama
Published: 2015/11/20
Channel: BBC Radio 1Xtra
Rude Kid feat Ghetts - Banger After Banger  [Music Video] | GRM Daily
Rude Kid feat Ghetts - Banger After Banger [Music Video] | GRM Daily
Published: 2017/03/31
Channel: GRM Daily
Ghetts ft Giggs - BBC1XTRA Freestyle
Ghetts ft Giggs - BBC1XTRA Freestyle
Published: 2017/04/19
Channel: DopeGrime
Ghetts X Rude Kid Shutdown Eskimo Dance in Wembley Arena | Link Up TV
Ghetts X Rude Kid Shutdown Eskimo Dance in Wembley Arena | Link Up TV
Published: 2017/04/09
Channel: Link Up TV | Music
Figure Flows ft. Ghetts, Safone & Bossman Birdie - Hustle Blad Remix [Music Video] | GRM Daily
Figure Flows ft. Ghetts, Safone & Bossman Birdie - Hustle Blad Remix [Music Video] | GRM Daily
Published: 2018/02/19
Channel: GRM Daily
Ghetts freestyle - Westwood Crib Session
Ghetts freestyle - Westwood Crib Session
Published: 2014/03/08
Channel: TimWestwoodTV
Ghetts - Murder (Official Audio)
Ghetts - Murder (Official Audio)
Published: 2018/05/23
Channel: DopeGrime
Logan Sama ft Ghetts, Roachee, Rapid & Stutta [Teddy Music - Hoods Up] (Kiss 2012/04/20)
Logan Sama ft Ghetts, Roachee, Rapid & Stutta [Teddy Music - Hoods Up] (Kiss 2012/04/20)
Published: 2012/04/24
Channel: keepinitgrimy
Stormzy ft Ghetts "Bad Boys" Wireless 2018
Stormzy ft Ghetts "Bad Boys" Wireless 2018
Published: 2018/07/08
Channel: Nathaniel Hope
Видеосалон №79: Ghetts ловит комара и смотрит Тимати, Гнойного и Oxxxymiron!
Видеосалон №79: Ghetts ловит комара и смотрит Тимати, Гнойного и Oxxxymiron!
Published: 2017/09/04
Channel: MAXIM Russia
HARAMBE DUO! #BehindTheBars 001 - [Ghetts x Rudekid] CHICAGO REACTION
HARAMBE DUO! #BehindTheBars 001 - [Ghetts x Rudekid] CHICAGO REACTION
Published: 2018/07/18
Channel: Trendy Marley
P Money vs Ghetts (Full Clash)
P Money vs Ghetts (Full Clash)
Published: 2016/12/05
Channel: The Home Of UK Rap
Ghetts Ft Scorcher Kano & Wretch 32 On A Level Remix (LYRICS)
Ghetts Ft Scorcher Kano & Wretch 32 On A Level Remix (LYRICS)
Published: 2011/12/17
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Ghetts
Birth name Justin Clarke
Also known as Ghetto, Ghetts
Born (1984-10-09) 9 October 1984 (age 33) Plaistow, East London, England
Genres Grime, British hip hop
Occupation(s) Rapper
Years active 2003–present
Labels Disrupt
Associated acts Devlin, Kano, Scorcher, Wretch 32, Dot Rotten, Wiley, Lightning, Mercston, The Movement, Cher Lloyd, Yungen, KOF, Ed Sheeran, Ny, Chip, Tinchy Stryder
Website www.ghetts.com

Justin Clarke (born 9 October 1984), better known by his stage name Ghetts (formerly Ghetto)[1] is an English Rapper, from Plaistow, Newham, East London with Caribbean roots from Jamaica and Grenada. His music has been played on national radio stations such as BBC Radio 1,[2] Kiss 100,[3] BBC Asian Network[4] and BBC Radio 1Xtra.[5] Currently, Ghetts is signed to independent record label Disrupt, and released his debut studio album, Rebel with a Cause, on 9 March 2014. Known for his hard hitting lyrics and intricate rhyme schemes, he is associated and has toured internationally with such acts as Kano and was a member of NASTY Crew.[6]

Musical career[edit]

Ghetto was a member of grime collective NASTY Crew, however he left, saying that things had gone "pear shaped" due to the number of people in the group. He later went on to create the grime collective The Movement, including Devlin, Wretch 32, Scorcher, Mercston, Lightning and DJ Unique. Ghetts has made a number of well-known songs within the UK Grime scene. In 2008 Ghetts was nominated for a BET award for Best UK Act along with Chipmunk, Giggs and Skepta, in the end Giggs took home the award.

2005: 2000 & Life[edit]

After being released from prison in 2003, at the age of eighteen years, Ghetto put out his first release, 2000 & Life in 2005. The mixtape contains 24 tracks and numerous collaborations. 2000 & Life is widely regarded as pioneering within the context of grime music.[7]

2007: Ghetto Gospel[edit]

In 2007 Ghetto released his second pre-album mixtape Ghetto Gospel. The mixtape was a departure from his previous release, 2000 & Life, being more mellow and featuring tracks about his female relationships: girlfriends, sister, and mother. In interviews, he has stated that the mixtape's calmer tone is to "prove people wrong", as he does not want to be typecast as an aggressive and angry rapper.

"Ghetto Gospel" was considered Ghetts' breakthrough of that year and era, with 'Top 3 Selected' becoming an underground hit in its own right. He personally names this mixtape as his best body of work in many interviews.

The album is titled Ghetto Gospel to demonstrate that Ghetts has put his soul into creating it.

On 27 October 2007 Ghetto performed with Kano at the BBC Electric Proms,[8] performing alongside a violinist.[9]

Hypothetically, Ghetto Gospel was Ghetts' debut album in which he mislabelled it as a mixtape; due to a recent interview with Link Up TV where he described Ghetto Gospel being his first studio album, but became unsure as to what to label it due to industry influences and a lack of resources at that time to have called it a full LP. This means his debut album "Rebel With A Cause" (2014) is his second studio album.

2008: Freedom of Speech, Boy Better Know beef[edit]

On 10 March 2008, Ghetts released his third mixtape, Freedom of Speech. It is predominantly a solo mixtape, and features no other producers aside Lewi White and Smasher (The pair responsible for "Back in the Day").

Many grime fans say that "Freedom Of Speech" is considered Ghetto's best body of work, especially with how dark and aggressive this mixtape was. Unknown to many, he also had 'beef' with Boy Better Know (3 members from the crew that he had clashed previously in consecutive years) and two of the mixtape's songs were centered on each member of the crew. This type of promotion was what helped him increase record sales in famous retail stores. Some of the mixtape's content was banned from legal radio at the time, however, some of the songs' one-liners have go on to become famous trademarks in grime events.

It includes collaborations with Smasher, Griminal, Brutal, Chipmunk & Devlin. Ghetto stated that the mixtape is more akin to 2000 & Life than Ghetto Gospel.[citation needed]

Ten years later, "Freedom Of Speech" is still widely considered as a classic grime mixtape and most of the one-liners still get used for reloads in famous grime events such as Eskimo Dance.

2010: The Calm Before the Storm[edit]

On 12 July 2010 Ghetto release his fourth mixtape under the alias Ghetts, entitled "The Calm Before the Storm". This was a highly anticipated release fusing the best elements of UK hip-hop and grime into this pre-album massacre. Ghetts immediately gives the people what they want; pure Grime bangers with Ghetts' ridiculous word play and flow in full effect. The opening track "Intro" provides a trademark murky riddim which Ghetts unleashes – schooling listeners on everything from collabos to his take on Grime guys dominating the charts with watered down material. Pure 140bpm vibes make up CBTS, with production provided by the likes of Z Dot, Rude Kid and Nocturnal as well as bringing along a number of guests including fellow east Londoners Griminal, Devlin and Maxsta among others to help out. On 13 March Ghetts won an OMA(Official Mixtape Award)for his mixtape, The Calm Before The Storm. He also featured on a track called "On A Mission" with Dot Rotten and Opium on Mumzy Stranger's mixtape "No Stranger To This"

2011–2012: Non-album projects[edit]

Ghetto's "Sing For Me (Electro Remix)"; produced by Rude Kid had attention from the mainstream market. The single was signed by All Around the World Productions, who specialise in electronic dance music and were home to acts such as N-Dubz and Cascada. On 21 February 2011, GrimeDaily uploaded the official video of a song titled "Who's on the Panel". The song is directed at the MTV Base panel who presented the "Best of the Best: UK MCs 2010" show on Sunday, 20 February 2011.[10] Ghetts wasn't in the list, and "vowed to make a track sending for the panel who cast the list and also vowed to shoot a video and have it on YouTube in the morning."[11] The song and video was finished the next day, premiering on Kiss 100 the day before the video upload. On 25 February 2011, the song was made available to download on iTunes, along with another song titled "I Told Ya" featuring Rapid – which also had a video shot and uploaded by GrimeDaily on 24 February 2011.[12] Ghetts collaborated with Cher Lloyd on her record "Dub on the Track" in 2011. He featured on Clement Marfo & The Frontline's single "Overtime". He released the single "On A Level" in late 2011. The official remix features Scorcher, Kano & Wretch 32.

2010–2014: Rebel with a Cause[edit]

Ghetts' long-awaited debut album Rebel with a Cause was released on 10 March 2014 on the independent label Disrupt.[13] The album campaign started with a spoken word video "Definition of a rebel", followed by the non-album single "The Cypher" which was released on 28 July 2013 and features all personas and elements of Ghetts' personality. The track peaked at number 9 in the iTunes hip hop charts. The album's lead single "Rebel" became available to download when you pre-order the album from 2 February onwards.[14]

On 19 September US singer Chris Brown co-signed East London MC Ghetts and shared the video for his track 'Feel Inside' declaring "What Ya'll Think?'.[15]

Ghetts had reportedly recorded more than 150 songs for the album (with some footage of his demos found on YouTube). Release dates for "Rebel With A Cause" dated back from 2010; reportedly it was meant to have been released after his mixtape 'The Calm Before The Storm'. Unknown to many, the album was originally called 'The Justifications of J. Clarke', but in a 2010 interview with SBTV, he stated that he wasn't ready to have made an album of that manner.

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

List of albums, with selected chart positions
Title Album details Peak chart positions
UK
Rebel with a Cause 23

Mixtapes[edit]

  • 2005: 2000 & Life
  • 2007: Ghetto Gospel
  • 2008: Freedom of Speech
  • 2010: The Calm Before the Storm
  • 2011: Momentum [Hosted by DJ Whoo Kid]
  • 2014: Momentum 2 (The Return of Ghetto)

EPs[edit]

  • 2010: Merry Christmas EP
  • 2015: 653 (with Rude Kid)

Singles[edit]

Title Year Peak chart positions Album
UK UK
R&B
IRE
EU
"Top 3 Selected" 2008 Ghetto Gospel
"Sing for Me" Non-album singles
"Sing 4 Me (Remix)" 2009
"Don't Phone Me"
(featuring Griminal)
"Don't Phone Me (Remix)"
(featuring Fumin & Lil Nasty)
"Skadoosh"
(featuring Maxsta & Dollar Da Dustman)
2010 The Calm Before the Storm
"Trained to Kill"
(featuring Dot Rotten)
"Grime Daily"
"Who's on the Panel" 2011 Non-album singles
"I Told Ya"
(featuring Rapid)
"Rebel"
2014 5 Rebel with a Cause

References[edit]

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