Tue 18 Apr 2017
Of all the rap reunions that have taken place over the last few years, I definitely didn’t see this one happening — but I’m not mad! Almost two decades after The Stretch Armstrong and Bobbito Show went off the air, Stretch and Bobbito are making their comeback in 2017 with a new podcast on NPR.
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Stretch and Bobbito’s new platform will not just focus on hip-hop, but art, politics, sport and “everything in between.” From the trailer below, it looks like we can already expect an episode featuring El-P.
In 2015, NPR produced a documentary on Stretch and Bobbito’s influential radio show, which aired from 1990 to 1998. Stretch and Bobbito: Radio That Changed Lives tells the story of how two rap nerds helped break future stars like Biggie, Nas, Jay Z and Eminem while creating their own hip-hop history.
Stretch and Bobbito’s NPR podcast arrives this summer. Watch the trailer below.