“In my world no such thing as pretend/ Just a real live artist that set the trend…” CL Smooth is here to let you all know he’s still going strong as he gears up for his upcoming solo release The Emancipation Of Corey Penn . The lively lead single, “Ask About Me,” is produced by Kenny Ali II, who gives CL a track highlighted by full, robust horns and some timeless piano. “How I get that ‘hood love is magical/ But how I get my respect is international,” says the Mecca Don, flowing with the same ease we’ve all appreciated for the last two decades.
“…don’t mistake the forest from the trees/ the rats from the cheese/ the lames from the G’s…”
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