In the latest entry into Stretch Armstrong’s Cassette Culture, which featured Kid Capri live at The Building NYC in 1990, Stretch dissects the set and tells the tale of the tape. Includes an amazing live recording of the set, which features tracks from A Tribe Called Quest, Brand Nubian, P.Y.T., and others being played in [cont.]
In the second episode of Stretch Armstrong’s Cassette Culture series, Stretch releases a 1987 episode of Mr. Magic’s Rap Attack. Classic interview with Big Daddy Kane included… Cassette Culture
Another Cuepoint selection, Stretch Armstrong kicks off his new column, Cassette Culture, which is dedicated to ripping classic NYC radio show mixes. He begins with DJ Red Alert’s 98.7 Kiss FM mix from June 13th, 1987. He speaks in depth about it here.
Stretch Armstrong and Bobbito Garcia reunited for one evening on February 22nd on WKCR for a “1993 special”, featuring lost freestyle sessions and demo tapes from Akinyele, Das Efx, Ol’ Dirty Bastard, O.C., Big L, McGruff, Masta Ace, Lord Digga, Buckshot, Nas, UMC’s, Hurricane G, Redman, Erick Sermon, Artifacts, Lord Finesse, Souls Of Mischief, and [cont.]
Here’s our own rip of Stretch & Bobbito’s WKCR 20th Anniversary show that happened while you were sleeping. 5 hours of raw hip-hop – highlights include Nas “It Ain’t Hard To Tell” original demo, classic freestyles from Big L, Jay-Z, O.D.B., Large Professor, and a ton of “ayo’s”. 256 kbps. Stretch & Bobbito WKCR Reunion [cont.]
Stretch Armstrong tweeted last night that he, Bobbito, and Lord Sear will reunite on the legendary WKCR on Thursday, October 21st, at 1AM EST. Expect a house full of rappers.
Another one from HipHopSite’s massive cassette deck archive, as promised last week. Here, Black Thought, Malik B, Dice Raw, and Rahzel appear on the Stretch Armstrong show in early 1995. Do you want more?!?!!? The Roots On Stretch Armstrong 3-13-95 (MP3)
Dirt Nasty delivers perhaps the most profane performance in Las Vegas history, with “Sleep Around” and “1980″. We’re sure the Bellagio suits are losing their minds right about now.
Dirt Nasty prepares for his upcoming Nasty As I Wanna Be CD+DVD with the all new Stretch Armstrong helmed mixtape, produced in conjunction with ALife. Here the animal lover runs through his favorite white-rap hits. Grab it here.
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