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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!

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

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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."

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

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Kimberly Drew On Making Art Radically Accessible For All

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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."

Kimberly Drew On Making Art Radically Accessible For All

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

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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.

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

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

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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.

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

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

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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.

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

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Chef Massimo Bottura On Challenging Tradition And Combating Hunger
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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.

Chef Massimo Bottura On Challenging Tradition And Combating Hunger

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Bozoma Saint John Bridges The Gap Between Culture and Commerce

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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.

Bozoma Saint John Bridges The Gap Between Culture and Commerce

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Maimouna Youssef AKA Mumu Fresh Is Ready For The Spotlight

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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.

Maimouna Youssef AKA Mumu Fresh Is Ready For The Spotlight

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The Roots' Black Thought On How Art Saved His Life

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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.

The Roots' Black Thought On How Art Saved His Life

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

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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.

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

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