Stretch & Bobbito On ‘People’s Party With Talib Kweli’

Stretch & Bobbito On 'People's Party With Talib Kweli'

In this episode of “People’s Party With Talib Kweli,” Kweli and Jasmin Leigh sit down with hip hop radio icons:


DJ Stretch Armstrong and Robert “Bobbito” Garcia’s radio show catapulted the careers of many all-time greats. Here’s some of the things that they explored:

  • How Stretch and Bob became friends through their shared passion for the culture.
  • The responsibility of bringing the best of what hip hop had to offer.
  • The evolution of the analog DJ with crates to the DJs of today with digital catalogs.
  • Stretch reminding Lil’ Kim that she wasn’t so nice to him back in the day.
  • Why Stretch decided to not seriously pursue producing in the long run.
  • Competing niches and annoying one another with each other’s song selections.
  • Nas stating that he was a regular listener of the show at the time he made ‘Illmatic‘.
  • If they ever feel they didn’t get due credit from artists that made it through their platform.
  • Jay-Z’s reaction to their bag of vintage freestyle tapes.
  • Feeling the weight of becoming role models and voices for the culture.

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