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In the latest episode of Complex TV‘s Magnum Opus series, Pete Rock and C.L. Smooth reminisce over their iconic 1992 single, “T.R.O.Y.” From their shared love for Heavy D & The Boyz, the sample of Tom Scott’s “Today” and the death of their close friend Troy Dixon, which inspired the record, the Mount Vernon duo give us the full breakdown of their classic Mecca and the Soul Brother album cut. Additional insight comes from DJ Eddie F, Dante Ross, Special Ed, Talib Kweli and our very own Miss Info.

Watch the episode after the jump…

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