Pete Rock & CL Smooth - They Reminisce Over You (T.R.O.Y.) (Official Video)
Pete Rock & CL Smooth - They Reminisce Over You (T.R.O.Y.) (Official Video) from the album 'Mecca & The Soul Brother' (1992) 🔔 Subscribe to UPROXX Video and ring the bell to turn on notifications: https://uproxx.it/5rzazsh🎙️ New Episodes of People’s Party with Talib Kweli every Monday 9AMet/6AMpt. Watch all the episodes here: https://uproxx.it/avxtjgfMore Hip-Hop Heads Playlists:90's Hip Hop ▶️ http://bit.ly/90sHipHopPlaylist2000's Hip Hop ▶️ http://bit.ly/2000sHipHopPlaylist90's R&B Hits ▶️ http://bit.ly/90sRBPlaylistThe UPROXX Family🎧 UPROXX Music https://youtube.com/uproxxmusic🎥 UPROXX Studio https://youtube.com/uproxxFOLLOW➕UPROXX.com: https://uproxx.com➕Instagram: https://instagram.com/uproxx➕Twitter: https://twitter.com/uproxx➕Facebook: https://facebook.com/uproxx Lyrics:[Intro](I reminisce, I reminisce)(I reminisce, I reminisce)(I reminisce, I reminisce)I reminisce, I reminisceUh! (I reminisce, I reminisce)Yeah (I reminisce, I reminisce)(I reminisce, I reminisce)(I reminisce, I reminisce)[Verse 1: C.L. Smooth]I reminisce for a spell, or shall I say think backTwenty-two years ago to keep it on trackThe birth of a child on the 8th of OctoberA toast, but my granddaddy came soberCountin' all the fingers and the toesNow I suppose you hope the little black boy growsHuh, eighteen years younger than my mamaBut I rarely got beatings 'cause the girl loved dramaIn single parenthood, there I stoodBy the time she was 21, had another oneThis one's a girl, let's name her PamSame father as the first, but you don't give a damnIrresponsible, plain not-thinkingPapa said chill but the brother keep winkingStill he won't down you or tear out your hideOn your side while the baby maker slideBut mama got wise to the gameThe youngest of five kids, hon here it isAfter 10 years without no spouseMomma's gettin married and a houseListen, positive over negative for the women and masterMother Queen's rising a chapterDéjà vu, tell you what I'm gonna doWhen they reminisce over you, my God[Bridge 1: Pete Rock]My GodIt's soYeah, so lovelyThat's how we like to do it in the 90'sPete Rock & CL Smooth comin' atcha[Verse 2: C.L. Smooth]When I date back I recall a man off the family treeMy right hand Poppa Doc I seeTook me from a boy to a man so I always had a fatherWhen my biological didn't botherTaking care of this, so who am I to bickerNot a bad ticker but I'm clocking pop's liverBut you can never say that his life is throughFive kids at 21 believe he got a right tooHere we go while I check the sceneWith the Portuguese Lover at the age of 14The same age, front page, no fussBut I bet you all your dough they live longer than usNever been senile, that's where you're wrongBut give the man a taste and he's goneNoddin' off, sleep to a jazz tuneI can hear his head banging on the wall in the next roomI get the pillow and hope I don't wake himFor this man do cuss, hear it all in verbatimTelling me how to raise my boy unless he's taking overI said pop maybe when you're olderWe laughed all night about the hookers at the partyMy old man standing, yelling "Good God Almighty"Use your condom, take sips of the brewWhen they reminisce over you, for real[Bridge 2: Pete Rock]For real, babyLike thatWe for realComin' atchaIn '92Pete Rock & CL SmoothYeah, c'mon, hit me![Verse 3: C.L. Smooth]I reminisce so you never forget thisThe days of way-back, so many bear witness the fitnessTake the first letter out of each word in this jointListen close as I prove my pointT to the R the O-Y, how did you and I meet?In front of Big Lou's, fighting in the streetBut only you saw what took many time to seeI dedicate this to you for believing in meRain or shine, yes, in any weatherMy Grandmom Pam holds the family togetherMy Uncle Doc's the greatest, better yet the latestIf we're talking about a car, Uncle Sterling got the latestI strive to be live 'cause I got no choiceAnd run my own business like my Aunt JoyceSo Pete Rock hit me, 'nough respect dueWhen they reminisce over you, listen[Outro: Pete Rock]Listen, just listenTo the funky song as I rock onAnd that's word is bondI'm not playin'Everybody, just coolin'This song we dedicateTo the one and onlyNever be anotherHe was my brotherTrouble T-RoyIt's like that y'allAnd you don't stopPete Rock and CL Smooth for '92And we out, laterABOUT UPROXX VIDEO:UPROXX Video celebrates Hip-Hop, Style, and Creativity through a mix of original shows and music videos from the biggest artists, entertainers, and innovators from our culture. PEOPLE'S PARTY WITH TALIB KWELIPeople's Party is a weekly interview show hosted by Talib Kweli and Jasmin Leigh. Guests range from the biggest names in hip-hop, to global entertainers, to the most progressive minds moving our culture forward. The audio podcast is available on Apple and Spotify.