Pete Rock And CL Smooths Full-Length Debut Is Presented Here As A Double LP Pressed On Clear Vinyl!
Get On Down proudly present Mecca And The Soul Brother, the critically acclaimed 1992 full-length debut from 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 Hops all-time great songs. The album is propelled forward by Rocks quick, soulful interludes; usually bits of old R&B tunes layered with his signature trumpet and sax loops.
Mecca And The Soul Brother has stood the test of time. The release has been named one of the essential recordings of the 90s by Rolling Stone, appears on Ego Trips listing of the Top 25 Hip Hop albums released from 1980-1998, and appeared on The Sources 100 Greatest Rap Albums of all time.
Track Listing: A1 Return Of The Mecca A2 For Pete's Sake A3 Ghettos Of The Mind A4 Lots Of Lovin A5 Act Like You Know B1 Straighten It Out B2 Soul Brother #1 B3 Wig Out B4 Anger In The Nation B5 They Reminisce Over You (T.R.OY.) C1 On And On C2 It's Like That C3 Can't Front On Me C4 The Creator (Remix) (Bonus Track) D1 Mecca And The Soul Brother (Remix) (Bonus Track) D2 The Basement D3 If It Ain't Rough, It Ain't Right D4 Skinz