The 12 Best NY Rappers From 1990-2001

Pete Rock & C.L. Smooth (1992)


Pete Rock at the “Nas: Time Is Illmatic” New York Premiere at Museum of Modern Art on September 30, 2014 in New York City

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The duo has been a huge staple combo to hip hop ever since, and are still considered legends.


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