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PETE ROCK & C.L. SMOOTH {Interview} – The Making of “T.R.O.Y.” (VIDEO)

On the creative process – “I just thunk it was the element of a small town and people with great ideas, and the music was just a natural progression. You want to be creative, but you also wanna be different.” – C.L. Smooth

Crediting their childhood influences as Issac Hayes, James Brown, Roerta Flack, Luther Vandross, Hal Melvin and The Blue Notes. Pete Rock states, “(But) In Hip Hop, we were influenced heavily by the works of Heavy D and The Boyz. When I was a younger DJ, they put me down.”

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