How did you and I meet?
In front of Big Lou's, fighting in the street
This song is about Trouble T Roy (Troy Dixon), a friend of Pete Rock and CL.
In this line, CL is reminiscing about the first time he met Troy. Apparently the first time CL and Troy met, they were fighting with eachother in the street.
Pete Rock said in a 2007 interview with Village Voice:
I had a friend of mine that passed away, and it was a shock to the community. I was kind of depressed when I made it. And to this day, I can’t believe I made it through, the way I was feeling. I guess it was for my boy. When I found the record by Tom Scott, basically I just heard something incredible that touched me and made me cry. It had such a beautiful bassline, and I started with that first. I found some other sounds and then heard some sax in there and used that. Next thing you know, I have a beautiful beat made. When I mixed the song down, I had Charlie Brown from Leaders of the New School in the session with me, and we all just started crying.
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