Mecca And The Soul Brother (2 CD Boxset)
Pete Rock & CL Smooth
This 2 Cd Boxset contains the original full length album, plus bonus versions & exclusives, 20 page book with liner notes with Pete Rock & CL Smooth and a full sized poster!
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 Hop’s all-time great songs. Other classics from the album such as "Straighten It Out", ""Skinz" (Featuring Grand Puba), "For Pete's Sake", "Soul Brother #1" and the posse cut "The Basement" (Featuring Heavy D, Rob O, Dida & Grap Lover) all showcase Mecca's.. amazing versatility. 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.
The first disc features the original 16 album tracks, remastered from the original masters recordings. The second disc contains 15 remixes, Instrumentals, bonus versions and exclusives. Tracks such as "It's Not A Game" & Instrumental, "Lots Of Lovin'"(Remix) & Instrumental, "Straighten It Out" (Remix) & Instrumental, "They Reminisce Over You (T.R.O.Y)" (Remix) & Instrumental, "The Basement" (Instrumental), "Ghettos Of The Mind" (Acapella) plus many more! Both discs come housed in individual ‘paste on’ style sleeves with brightly-colored printed dust sleeves along with indepth liner notes with Pete Rock and CL Smooth. All this plus a full sized poster to boot. This reissue of an early 90s classic is a must have for any music collector or fan of good music.