What’s Good with Ad-Rock and Mike D

Books & Mags, Interviews, Music, Podcasts, The Good Old Days


Beastie Boys legends Ad-Rock and Mike D are today’s guests on Stretch and Bobbito’s NPR podcast What’s Good, and if you’re a Beastie Boys lifer like me, it’s a must listen. They talk about their early days coming up in the New York punk scene, the golden era of Def Jam Records, mourning MCA, and their new Beastie Boys book. Listen and read excerpts form the interview HERE.



During the “Impression Session” of the podcast, Bobbito plays this 2017 Tanika Charles record “Soul Run”—pretty dope…


Stevie Wonder x Stretch & Bobbito

Interviews, Music, Podcasts, The Good Old Days


Stretch & Bobbito keep pulling crazy guests for their new podcast. This Stevie Wonder interview is amazing. Check it out HERE, and below are links to the two songs they play for him during their Impression Session—incredible selections.


Here’s one of my favorite Common songs, which samples the above…


Act Like You Know

Mixes, Music, The Good Old Days

Just stumbled upon this awesome homemade mix of Stretch Armstrong and Bobbito NYC radio favorites. If you’re yearning for some good old classic and obscure underground ’90s rap music, give this a spin. It’s two hours long, and packed with joints that Stretch and Bob used to play back in the day on their show. Peep the playlist, and recognize the flave. Lotta good stuff on here…enjoy.

1. Intro from WKCR
2. Main Source – Live at the Barbecue (Feat. Nas, Akinyele, & Joe Fatal)
3. A Tribe Called Quest – Spirits
4. Lord Finesse – The Funky Technician
5. Showbiz & A.G. – Party Groove (Instrumental)
6. Showbiz & A.G. – Soul Clap
7. A Tribe Called Quest – Footprints
8. Masta Ace – Jeep Ass Niguh (Bizcappella)
9. Gang Starr – B.Y.S.
10. Dr. Dre – Puffin on Blunts and Drinkin Tanqueray (Feat. Daz, Kurupt, & Rage)
11. Akinyele – The Bomb
12. Wu-Tang Clan – 7th Chamber (Original Demo Version)
13. Hurricane G – Milky (WKCR Exclusive Demo)
14. Company Flow – Juvenile Techniques
15. The Beatnuts – Reign of the Tech
16. Kool G Rap – F@#$ U Man
17. Pete Rock and CL Smooth – One in a Million
18. Kurious Jorge – Walk Like a Duck
19. Nas – WKCR Freestyle (10.28.93) (PRE-ILLMATIC)
20. A Tribe Called Quest – Mr. Incognito
21. The Notorious B.I.G. – Dreams
22. Jeru Tha Damaja – Come Clean
23. Outkast – Southernplayalisticadilacmuzik (Diamond D Remix)
24. Artifacts – Flexi Wit Da Tech (Nique)
25. The 45 King – Brainstorm (Feat. Latee)
26. Group Home – Supa Star (Instrumental)
27. LL Cool J – No Airplay (Dirty Promo Version)
28. Das Efx – Microphone Master (41st Side Remix) (Feat. Mobb Deep)
29. Redman – How U Get Down?
30. Lord Finesse, KRS-One – WKCR Freestyle (11.02.95)
31. The Fab Five – Leflaur Leflah Eshkoshkah
32. Smif-N-Wessun – Bucktown
33. Raekwon – Incarcerated Scarfaces
34. Big L – Put It On (LG Remix)
35. Jigmastas – Beyond Real
36. Big L, Bloodshed, Ma$e (yeah, the same Ma$e who made this) – WKCR Freestyle (04.18.96)
37. Natural Elements – Shine
38. Large Professor – Ijusswannachill
39. O.C. – What I Represent
40. Big Noyd – Usual Suspects (Stretch Armstrong Remix)
41. Mobb Deep – Street Life (Feat. LES & ACD)
42. CNN (Capone-N-Norega) – LA, LA (Kuwait Mix) (Feat. Mobb Deep)
43. Juggaknots – Clear Blue Skies
44. DITC – Dignified Soldiers
45. Slum Village – Players (Instrumental)
46. Eminem & Royce da 5’9′ (Bad Meets Evil) – Scary Movies
47. Eminem & Royce da 5’9′ (Bad Meets Evil) – WKCR Freestyle (08.20.1998)
48. Outro (DJ Spinna Instrumental)