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ARTIST
TITLE
Mecca And The Soul Brother
FORMAT
2CD BOX

LABEL
CATALOG #
TEG 75515CD TEG 75515CD
GENRE
RELEASE DATE
8/19/2016

"Sony Music and Traffic Entertainment Group proudly present Mecca And The Soul Brother, the critically acclaimed 1992 debut album from the Mount Vernon duo, Pete Rock & CL Smooth. The album is considered as one of the greatest hip-hop albums of all time. Boasting tracks such as the first single, 'They Reminisce Over You (T.R.O.Y.)', a dedication to their deceased friend; 'Trouble T-Roy', which went on to become not only their signature hit, but also one of hip-hop's all-time great songs. The album is propelled forward by Rock's quick, soulful interludes; usually bits of old R&B tunes layered with his signature trumpet and sax loops. Smooth's liquid freestyle delivery pieces together the perfect vocal match that, together, creates a sprawling, nearly 80-minute-long album on which not a single song or interlude is a throwaway or a superfluous piece. Named one of the essential recordings of the '90s by Rolling Stone, among numerous other accolades, Mecca And The Soul Brother stands up without ever really dating itself and is now available in a beautiful 2xCD box set edition."