Stretch & Bobbito (Feature)

Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Garcia hosted a New York college radio show on 89.9 WKCR back in the 1990s that quickly became legendary, not just because of the style in which it was hosted but also the guests that were featured on the weekly show.

Tapes of the show have circulated around the world, leading to The Source magazine honouring them with the title of “Best Hip Hop Radio Show Of All-Time!”

I never had any tapes of the show but I did get my hands on a rare promo-only pressing from London based record shop, Liberty Grooves, of an album worth of freestyles from the show titled: Freestyle Frenzy.

Dropping next year, is a film documenting exactly what Stretch & Bobbito contributed to the history of Hip Hop through their show but for now…

 

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