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Pete Rock & Smif-N-Wessun ft. Freeway: Roses (Music Video)

mtvU premiered a brand new music video off Smif-N-Wessun’s collaborative LP with Pete Rock, titled Monumental, which is out now. The Calvan Fowler-directed clip begins with two Muslims praying to Allah, before a Benz jeep, carrying Smif-N-Wessun, slowly cruises through a cemetery before stopping and the two emcees get out and break into “Roses”, which boasts a Osibisa sample and Freeway on the hook. Steele and Tek spit their verses as they roam around tombstones. Toward the end of the clip, Duck Down recording artists, along with actor Michael Rapaport, make cameos…
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Pete Rock, Smif-N-Wessun Release Statement Regarding Police/Fan Altercation In NYC

Late Tuesday (June 28), Pete Rock and Smif-N-Wessun had their album release party in New York stopped, and things got ugly … eventually resulting in altercations in and outside the venue between police and partygoers. As reported this week, videos surfaced online of the incident, showing what looked to be police brutality. Below an official statement, released on behalf of the acts, breaking down their version of what happened…
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Violence Erupts Between NYPD & Fans After Pete Rock Album Release Party

The NYPD isn’t always liked by hip-hop fans and/or artists, and the way things went down at the album release party for Pete Rock and Smif-N-Wessun’s Monumental on Tuesday (June 28), it doesn’t seem to be getting any better. According to Gothamist.com, police clashed with patrons outside of Tammany Hall in New York City’s Lower East Side earlier this week, resulting in arrests and — if videos are accurate — police brutality…
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