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Launch Australia presents

Pete Rock & CL Smooth

S-Man, Charlie Bucket, Karl Blue, Goodfellas

Saturday 11 March 2017 (opening 8:00 PM)

at Rosemount Hotel ( venue info )
459 Fitzgerald Street (cnr Angove Street), North Perth WA
www.rosemounthotel.com.au

***18+***

Reserve Tickets

Price includes booking fees

18+ First Release $66.30 SOLD OUT
18+ Second Release $71.40

“T.R.O.Y.,” the finale, is still some of the most breathtaking five minutes in rap – SPIN

Surging with energy and still sounding lyrically fresh on the mic, it was as if the Mecca Don and his partner had never really been away from us in all these years – Skiddle.com




Delta Bravo Presents is thrilled to announce one of the greatest Hip-Hop duos of all time – Pete Rock & C.L. Smooth, together for the first time in Australia. Emerging from Mount Vernon, New York, in the early 90’s, the pair combined Pete Rock’s unique production, which fused intricate soul samples and jazz breaks to create NY’s quintessential boom-bap sound, with CL Smooth’s thought-provoking and philosophical lyrics. This combination saw the duo become one of the most influential and legendary hip-hop groups of all time. Performing hits off ‘Mecca & The Soul Brother’, ‘The Main Ingredient’, and ‘All Souled Out’, the duo start their tour in Melbourne on the 8th of March, before stopping in Sydney, Adelaide and Perth.



Meeting in high school, in 1991, the duo released the seminal six-track EP entitled ‘All Souled Out’ which yielded the

successful single ‘The Creator’ showcasing Smooth’s oven-crisp voice and avoidance of profanity, opting to bless Rock’s

compositions with his deeply philosophical lyrics instead. The vast sampling on ‘All Souled Out’ showcased Rock’s fondness

for complex sampling techniques and a taste for obscure soul breaks, an influence he took from his father’s extensive record

collection.



Their 1992 album 'Mecca & the Soul Brother' is regarded as an influential hip-hop classic and featured ‘Straighten It Out’ and

‘They Reminisce Over You (T.R.O.Y.)’ which sits firmly in the top 100 hip-hop songs of all time. A final album was released by the duo in 1994, ‘The Main Ingredient’, before they parted ways to focus on other projects. Both would remain prominent in hiphop contributing to several movie soundtracks, as well as releasing solo projects; whilst Rock’s production, alongside Rza and DJ Premier, went on to define the East Coast sound.



Reuniting in 2016 for the ‘All Souled Out’ reunion tour, the hip-hop legends have toured extensively through Europe and the

USA to phenomenal live reviews. The 25th Anniversary of ‘Mecca & The Soul Brother’ is set to entertain not only fans of hiphop, soul, funk and R&B, but also fans of incredible live music.



Local supports include S-Man, Charlie Bucket, Karl Blue, Goodfellas.

 

This is an 18+ event.

* Over 18’s only unless advertised otherwise. * Photo ID is essential,­ acceptable ID is a current and valid Australian Photo Drivers Licence, WA Proof of Age card or Passport. Please check with the venue for any other acceptable forms of photo ID * All children under 18 not permitted including small children and babies * Intoxicated persons will not be admitted * No thongs or steel cap boots * The venue reserves the right to refuse admission to any person * Dangerous behaviour including Crowd Surfing, Stage Diving, Moshing and Violent Dancing is not allowed and will result in your immediate removal from this venue.*Inappropriate behaviour at this venue will lead to your banning.*