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Reminisce On Pete Rock & CL Smooth’s Mecca & The Soul Brother 25 Years Later (Video)

On June 9, 1992, two men from the outskirts of New York City paired up to form an MC-producer duo that remains the benchmark for any pair eager to leave a mark on Hip-Hop. Pete Rock and CL Smooth of Mt. Vernon dropped Mecca and the Soul Brother, a powerhouse... Read more

Reminisce Over Pete Rock & CL Smooth 24 Years After Mecca & The Soul Brother (Video)

Today (June 9), Pete Rock & C.L. Smooth's full-length debut, Mecca & The Soul Brother turns 24 years old. The Elektra Records album would represent a zenith for the pair of MC/producers from above the Bronx (Mount Vernon and New Rochelle, New York respectively). The LP included one of Hip-Hop's... Read more

A Tribe Called Quest’s The Low End Theory vs. Pete Rock & C.L. Smooth’s Mecca And The Soul Brother. Which Is Better?

One year ago, Ambrosia For Heads launched a debate among its readers seeking to answer one of Hip-Hop’s most hotly-contested questions: who is the greatest MC of all time? “Finding The GOAT MC” lasted between September 2014 and May 2015, engaging millions of readers and ultimately producing its winner, as... Read more

Pete Rock discusses Mecca and the Soul Brother 20 years after its release (Video)

Wow. It's been 20 years since Pete Rock & CL Smooth's landmark album Mecca and the Soul Brother dropped. Here's an interview of Pete Rock reminiscing over one of the best rap albums of all time. Related: Pete Rock talks about his vinyl collection (Video)... Read more

Can’t wait for Pete Rock’s new album with Camp Lo next week? Check out this week’s playlist dedicated to some of his best joints.

Pete Rock is a DJ AND a Producer AND and an MC.  As a triple threat, he's one of the nicest to do it.   Here are some of his best productions (and co-productions) and turns on the mic.   80 Blocks From Tiffany's, his new album, drops Tuesday.  Until... Read more