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Stretch and Bobbito: Radio That Changed Lives


With Stretch Armstrong and Bobbito Garcia in person

Dir. Bobbito Garcia. 2015, 98 mins. Digital projection. From 1990 until 1998, WKCR’s The Stretch Armstrong and Bobbito Show (named “The Best Hip Hop Radio Show Of All-Time” by The Source magazine) introduced listeners to seminal artists like Nas, The Notorious B.I.G., Wu-Tang Clan, Jay Z, Big Pun, and more before they were big. This wildly entertaining, behind-the-scenes documentary mixes archival footage and interviews with artists like Jay Z, Common, Nas, Busta Rhymes, Eminem, and others to tell the untold story of how two friends with an offbeat sense of humor and a shared love of music became “an essential part of hip-hop history” (The New York Times). 

View the trailer here.

This event is sold out. Tickets: $12 ($9 for senior citizens and students / free for members at the Film Lover level and above). 

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