NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. - Happy Birthday to New Rochelle’s CL Smooth.
CL Smooth, born in New Rochelle, turns 45 on Tuesday. He was born Oct. 8, 1968.
He is best known as the vocal half of the hip-hop duo Pete Rock & CL Smooth.
He has contributed featured guest vocals to songs by AZ ("Magic Hour"), Nujabes ("Sky is Falling") and Dipset affiliate J. R. Writer (the remix of "Mesmerize") or Supafuh ("Act of Faith").
He released his debut solo album, American Me, in 2007. To promote the album, Shaman Work released a promotional mixtape compiled by DJ J Period called Man On Fire in late April 2006, featuring 36 minutes of freestyles and a remixed version of the track "Impossible". He was also been featured on the DJ Jazzy Jeff album The Return of the Magnificent on the track "All I Know", which was also featured in the video game NBA Live 08.
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