There is little doubt that T.R.O.Y. by Pete Rock and CL Smooth is one of the best Hip Hop songs ever recorded. The beat melts your heart and this track has gotten EVERY crowd I’ve ever DJ’ed in front of to go crazy!
Today on the Seven O Clock sample I wanted to explore the amazing track that Pete sampled for this beat. It’s a fun and upbeat little number from Tom Scott and the California Dreamers. From the 1967 album The Honeysuckle Breeze, here is “Today”