Throwback Thursday: Pras – “Ghetto Superstar” (featuring Ol’ Dirty Bastard & Mya)
The mark of a talented ensemble is when each member goes solo and is able to produce quality material. The Fugees is one of such ensembles.
Two years after the group’s second and final album, The Score, Pras tried his hand at a solo career, and while he wasn’t as successful as his other band mates, he will always be able to lay claim to putting out a classic.
Written by Pras, former bandmate Wyclef, and Ol’ Dirty Bastard, “Ghetto Superstar” samples “Islands in the Stream,” which was written by The Bee Gees and performed by Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton
I can’t help but wonder Marvin would’ve done to this song, but I know it would’ve amazing.
“Ghetto Superstar” was the second single from Pras’ self-titled solo debut album. The song was also a single from the #Bullworth soundtrack and peaked at No. 15 on the Billboard Hot 100. It has, however, enjoyed the longevity of a No. 1 hit. Click play.