NPR added to its podcast lineup when it premiered What’s Good with Stretch & Bobbito in July of 2017. The podcast is described as: “Your source for untold stories and undiscovered truths.”
The hosts of What’s Good with Stretch & Bobbito are Stretch Armstrong and Bobbito Garcia. They are featured in the film “Stretch and Bobbito: Radio That Changed Lives” from Saboteur Media. The film was released in 2015. Bobbito Garcia was the director, writer, and co-producer of the film. Music supervision was done by DJ Stretch Armstrong.
During the 1990s, Stretch and Bobbito introduced the world to an unsigned Nas, Biggie, Wu-Tang, and Big Pun, as well as an unknown Jay Z, Eminem, and the Fugees. The total record sales for all the artists that premiered on their show exceed 300 million. The late-night program had a cult following in the art/fashion world and prison population as well. All would loyally tune in for the offbeat humor just as much as the exclusive tunes. Stretch and Bobbito brought a unique audience together, and created a platform that changed music forever.
In the What’s Good with Stretch & Bobbito podcast, hosts Stretch and Bobbito interview cultural influencers, bring their warmth, humor, and a fresh perspective. They discuss art, music, politics, sports, and what’s good.
The first episode features comedians Dave Chappelle and Donnell Rawlings., who preview their month long residency at Radio City Music Hall. Episode two features Oscar winning Mahershala Ali, who talks about his process for getting into character and how faith informs his work. The most recent episode (at time of writing) is Episode three, which features best-selling author Eddie Huang.