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Rapper stays in top chart slot
Tupac Shakur
Tupac Shakur's Ghetto Gospel is a posthumous release
Ghetto Gospel by the late rapper Tupac Shakur has held on to the top of the UK singles chart for a second week.

The track, which features vocals from Elton John, is produced by Eminem and is taken from an album released last year, Loyal to the Game.

The song shook off competition from Charlotte Church who entered the chart at number two with Crazy Chick.

The track is the first single from the classical singer's new-look forthcoming pop album, Tissues and Issues.

James Blunt's You're Beautiful stayed at number three, while the ringtone character Crazy Frog's version of Harold Faltermeyer's 1985 hit Axel F slipped two places to number four.

Charlotte Church
Charlotte Church has changed style from classical to pop

Shot You Down by Audio Bullys ft Nancy Sinatra, the theme from the BBC's Wimbledon coverage, went up one from six to five, knocking Roc Ya Body by MVP down one place.

Bobby Valentino's Slow Down slipped three places to number seven while Incomplete from Backstreet Boys was a new entry at eight.

US hip-hop star Missy Elliott's Lose Control fell to number nine from seventh position. Gorillaz, fronted by Damon Albarn, also slipped two to number 10 with Feel Good Inc.

In the album charts, Coldplay, stars of both Glastonbury and Live 8, held on to their number one position with X & Y. James Blunt's Back to Bedlam stayed at number two.

Forever Faithless, the greatest hits of dance act Faithless, moved up two places to number three.




SEE ALSO:
Rapper crushes Frog in chart race
26 Jun 05 |  Entertainment
Dead rapper was 'revenge target'
23 Jun 05 |  Entertainment
Tupac's tale 'in his own words'
30 Sep 04 |  Entertainment


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