“Ghetto Child” is a motivational song that was released by RNB singer Joe in his 2001 album titled “Better Days”. The Album which was his fourth studio work reached #32 on the Billboard 200 and #4 on the R&B chart. It featured three singles, “Lets Stay Home Tonight”, which reached #18 on the US R&B chart, “What If a Woman”, which reached #13 on the US R&B chart, and “Isn’t This The World”.
“There’s a world out there that I wanna see
There’s a man that I’m destined to be
I won’t be stopped by the ghetto streets
I believe inside that I can’t be beat”
The album was released in Japan on January 11, 2002 with a bonus track titled “It Won’t End”. The album was nominated for the 2003 Grammy Awards for Best R&B Album. “Let’s Stay Home Tonight” was nominated for the 2003 Grammy Awards for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance.