What's Good with Stretch & Bobbito

What's Good with Stretch & Bobbito


What's Good with Stretch & Bobbito is your source for untold stories and uncovered truths. Hosts Stretch Armstrong and Bobbito Garcia interview cultural influencers, bringing their warmth, humor, and a fresh perspective. They're talking about art, music, politics, sports and what's good!


Robert Glasper On How To Get More Young People Into Jazz

The virtuosic jazz keyboardist joins Stretch & Bobbito for a wide-ranging conversation about his earliest music memories, the first time he met Dr. Dre and why he's trying to get more young people into jazz music.
21/11/1850m 33s

Comedian Neal Brennan on Stand-Up, Chappelle's Show and PC Culture

You might not know his name, but if you're a fan of comedy you definitely know his work. Neal Brennan found immense success in his early 20s by co-creating Chappelle's Show and writing the movie Half Baked with fellow comedian Dave Chappelle. But more recently Brennan has been getting back on stage as a stand-up comedian. He joins Stretch and Bob for a conversation about his days as a comedy club doorman in New York, why he's not concerned with PC culture and what to expect from his stand-up tour "Here We Go."
14/11/1840m 38s

Kimberly Drew On Making Art Radically Accessible For All

Writer, art activist and cultural curator Kimberly Drew joins Stretch & Bobbito to discuss her earliest art memories, how she found inspiration in Kehinde Wiley's paintings and why working for The Metropolitan Museum of Art was great, but "exhausting."
07/11/1839m 9s

Jonah Hill On Hip-Hop And Coming Of Age In The Mid90s

The writer/director of the film Mid90s joins Stretch & Bobbito for a lively conversation about how hip-hop influenced his life, how he used to collect tapes of their WKCR show, and why seeing LL Cool J in concert at 13 was a little weird.
31/10/1840m 50s

The Beastie Boys On Their Hip-Hop Journey And Missing Adam Yauch

Adam Horovitz (aka Ad-Rock) and Mike Diamond (Mike D) of the hip-hop group Beastie Boys talk about their new book, which is largely a love letter to their late band mate, Adam "MCA" Yauch. Plus they reflect on growing up in 1980s New York City and how they gained respect in hip-hop.
24/10/1844m 40s

Gaby Moreno On Leaving Home And Making It In The Music Industry

The Guatemalan singer/songwriter joins Stretch & Bobbito to talk about the ups and downs of navigating the music industry as an independent artist and what she's doing to help victims of the Volcán de Fuego disaster in her home country.
17/10/1835m 8s

Chef Massimo Bottura On Challenging Tradition And Combating Hunger

Chef Massimo Bottura's restaurant Osteria Francescana in Modena, Italy currently holds the top spot on the annual list of the world's 50 best restaurants. But his creative and contemporary take on Italian cuisine wasn't always a hit with the locals. Bottura joins Stretch and Bobbito to talk about the early days of his now-famous restaurant, the humble roots of Italian cuisine and how he's using his influence to advocate against food waste and hunger via his non-profit, Food For Soul. Plus, Jon Gray from the Bronx-based food collective Ghetto Gastro calls in to talk about their plans to collaborate on a community kitchen project.
10/10/1838m 46s

Bozoma Saint John Bridges The Gap Between Culture and Commerce

Pepsi. Apple. Uber. Endeavor. Just a handful of the companies branding guru Bozoma Saint John has already had her hands on. The daughter of a Ghanaian politician raised between the U.S. and Africa, Saint John embodies a worldliness, a confidence and a curiosity that has made her one of the most sought-after marketers working today. She joins Stretch & Bobbito for a lively discussion about her Ghanaian roots, the tough life lessons she learned from Spike Lee and her newest challenge: helping Papa John's Pizza re-brand after a CEO scandal.
03/10/1845m 16s

Maimouna Youssef AKA Mumu Fresh Is Ready For The Spotlight

The Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter talks about her Native American heritage, how she learned to rap and what it's like to navigate the music industry as an independent artist.
26/09/1837m 10s

The Roots' Black Thought On How Art Saved His Life

The Roots frontman Black Thought (aka Tariq Trotter) joins Stretch & Bob for an open conversation about his early days in Philly, how childhood trauma motivated him to succeed and the guys uncover his 1994 freestyle from their show at WKCR.
19/09/1847m 16s

Bethann Hardison On Model Diversity And The Ever-Changing Face Of Fashion

Pioneering model, agent and fashion activist Bethann Hardison talks about sneaking into bars as a child in 1950s Brooklyn, modeling in the historic 1973 Battle of Versailles fashion show and how the industry has evolved in the past 50 years.
12/09/1849m 52s

Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez On Creating A Superhero For Puerto Rico

Graphic novelist Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez joins Stretch & Bob to talk about his comic book series La Borinqueña, Puerto Rican history and how art can be a conduit for activism.
05/09/1839m 56s

Rakim Reflects On His Life In Hip-Hop And What Happened With Eric B.

Legendary emcee Rakim joins Stretch and Bobbito for a look at his iconic career and life, including reflections on his Islamic faith, the dissolution of his duo with Eric B., and the patience it takes to craft the perfect rhyme.
29/08/1841m 0s

Lenny Kravitz

Musician, style icon and guitar hero Lenny Kravitz talks with Stretch & Bobbito about his formative years in New York, his experience growing up as a biracial kid, and that time he shared a stage with Aretha Franklin.
22/08/1850m 15s

Erykah Badu

Enigmatic singer/songwriter Erykah Badu joins Stretch & Bobbito for a freewheeling conversation about her daily visit to "the five doctors," how she became a certified doula, her desire to try stand-up comedy and her getting critiqued by Prince.
15/08/1843m 52s

What's Good with Stretch and Bobbito is back!

The legendary duo Stretch and Bobbito are back for season 2 of What's Good! The first episode launches on Wednesday, August 15th, featuring an interview with Erykah Badu.
08/08/182m 0s

Bootsy Collins

Collins joins the hosts to talk about his new album, how James Brown saved his life, and the right way to funk people up
01/11/1732m 55s

Mr. Cartoon

The world famous tattoo and graffiti artist joins the hosts live from Los Angeles to talk about the unique cast of characters that shaped him as an artist, translating his signature style onto Nikes, and what it was like to tattoo Kanye West.
25/10/1735m 42s

José Andrés

The world-renowned chef joins the hosts for a live taping of What's Good, to talk about immigrating to the U.S., humanitarian work through cooking, and why pineapples are better than steak.
23/10/1730m 41s

Eric Haze & Rosie Perez

The actress and artist sit down for a live taping of What's Good to talk about the early days of hip-hop, and what it's like teaching singers to dance.
11/10/1733m 1s

Hill Harper

Hill Harper is an author, activist and actor, who recently became a regular on ABC's drama "The Good Doctor". The hosts and Harper talk about justice in America, how playing a cop on TV informs his views on policing, and about playing ball with former president Barack Obama.
04/10/1725m 59s

Franchesca Ramsey

Stretch and Bobbito talk to Franchesca Ramsey about the early days of YouTube, her new Comedy Central pilot, and what she's learned while hosting her own podcast.
27/09/1729m 20s

Jose Parla

Artist Jose Parla joins the guys to talk about Cuba, taking graffiti seriously as an artform, and the joy of digging up old music.
20/09/1730m 54s

Ana Navarro

The CNN commentator joins the guys to talk about life as a political refugee, winning shouting matches on cable news, and her patriotic love of peanut butter.
13/09/1727m 36s

Run The Jewels

El-P and Killer Mike talk to Stretch and Bobbito about how they turned slang into a slogan, homophobia in hip-hop, and the importance of cherishing shared humanity over political differences.
06/09/1729m 15s

Stevie Wonder

The one and only Stevie Wonder talks to Stretch, Bobbito and DJ Spinna about making music at Motown Records, pushing for the creation of Martin Luther King Jr. Day and missing his friend Prince.
30/08/1747m 48s

Regina King

Stretch & Bobbito sit down with the actor and director to talk about making the move from movies to TV, how growing up in LA informs her work, and partying in NYC.
23/08/1732m 42s

Linda Sarsour

The guys sit down with activist Linda Sarsour to talk protests, growing up in Brooklyn, and the radical act of speaking to your neighbors.
16/08/1729m 52s

Chance The Rapper

Chance the Rapper joins the guys to talk about redefining mixtapes, using his influence for political good, and how having a daughter has changed his music.
09/08/1734m 55s

Eddie Huang

The best-selling author of Fresh Off The Boat and host of Huang's World sits down with Stretch and Bobbito to talk sneakers, hip-hop and the American dream.
02/08/1731m 29s

Mahershala Ali

The Oscar winning actor joins Stretch and Bobbito to talk about his career as an MC, his process for getting into character, and how his faith informs his work.
26/07/1732m 42s

Dave Chappelle & Donnell Rawlings

Comedians Dave Chappelle and Donnell Rawlings preview their month long residency at Radio City Music Hall. They talk to Stretch and Bobbito about their early days in stand-up, hosting Saturday Night Live after the election, and the changing face of their hometown Washington D.C.
19/07/1733m 54s

It's What's Good with Stretch and Bobbito

The legendary duo Stretch and Bobbito are back! The first episode launches on Wednesday, July 19th, featuring an interview with Dave Chappelle.
11/07/172m 0s
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