CL Smooth (Corey Penn) is a hip hop artist from New
Rochelle, NY. He is best known as the vocal half of the hip
hop duo Pete Rock & CL Smooth.
An artful American hip hop artist, extolled for incorporating
the influences of soul and jazz and apt philosophical lyricism.
Well known for mesmerizing audiences with the timeless
classic “T.R.O.Y. - They Reminisce Over You” from the debut
album, Mecca and the Soul Brother, which he released with
Pete Rock in 1992.
CL Smooth has reemerged with an explosive new solo EP,
“Life and Times of Corey Penn”, containing socially
conscious, refreshingly entertaining adult hip hop music. He
recently completed a successful 25th anniversary world tour
with Pete Rock. He is currently wowing audiences with his
CL Smooth Unplugged set, featuring a live band as he
performs classic and new hit music.