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C.L. Smooth

C.L. Smooth was born on October 8, 1968 in New Rochelle, New York, USA as Corey Brent Penn. See full bio »

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Menace II Society
Menace II Society Soundtrack
Poetic Justice
Poetic Justice Soundtrack
The Night Before
The Night Before Soundtrack
Who's the Man?
Who's the Man? Robber #2


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 2016 Martha & Niki (Documentary) (performer: "The Creator")
 2015/II The Night Before (performer: "The Creator")
 2015 Master of None (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Parents (2015) ... (performer: "They Reminisce Over You (T.R.O.Y.)")
 2013 Rap Critic Reviews (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Top 8 Best Rap Songs of 2012 (2013) ... (performer: "They Reminisce Over You")
 2011 Madden NFL 12 (Video Game) (performer: "They Reminisce Over You (T.R.O.Y.)")
 2007 The Boondocks (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Attack of the Killer Kung-Fu Wolf Bitch (2007) ... (writer: "I Got a Love")
 2004 Tony Hawk's Underground 2 (Video Game) (performer: "Soul Brother #1" - as CL smooth)
 1993 Poetic Justice (performer: "One in a Million") / (producer: "One in a Million") / (writer: "One in a Million" - as Corey Penn)
 1993 Menace II Society (performer: "DEATH BECOMES YOU" - as CL Smooth) / (writer: "DEATH BECOMES YOU" - as C. Penn)
 1993 Who's the Man? (lyrics: "What's Next on the Menu?") / (performer: "What's Next on the Menu?")
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 1993 Who's the Man?
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 2000 Run-DMC: Together Forever - Greatest Hits 1983-2000 (Video)
Himself (segment "Down With the King")
 1998 Pete Rock: Soul Survivor (Video short)
 1992 In Living Color (TV Series)
Himself - Musical Guest
- Handi-Man Returns (1992) ... Himself - Musical Guest
 1992 Soul Train (TV Series)
- Al Jarreau/Mary J. Blige/Pete Rock & C.L. Smooth (1992) ... Himself (as Pete Rock & C.L. Smooth)
 1992 The Uptown Comedy Club (TV Series)
- Episode #1.5 (1992) ... Himself

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Alternate Names:

Pete Rock & C.L. Smooth

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