Stretch & Bobbito Radio That Changed Lives: 11/02/95 Cassette
JUNE 7, 2016 (prior to original ship date)
Artist: Stretch and Bobbito
Title: Radio That Changed Lives: 11/02/95
Label: Stretch and Bobbito
Genre: Hip-Hop Rap
• Stretch and Bobbito’s legendary radio show set the stage for
what’s now referred to as hip-hop’s Golden Age, introducing
the world to unsigned artists such as Nas, Biggie, Wu-Tang
Clan, Jay-Z and Eminem, among many others.
• The November 2, 1995 show features guests Lord Finesse
and KRS-ONE, freestyling over beats directly from Finesse’s
SP-1200 sampler with the machine live in the studio.
• Also includes cuts and remixes from Mobb Deep, Wu-Tang Clan, Kool G Rap, Redman, Real Live, Fat Joe, Fab 5, Omniscience, Royal Flush and many more. Also, Jay-Z’s unreleased “Greatest MC in the World” and Rakim’s “Remember That".
• Limited cassette release.
During the 1990s, the Stretch and Bobbito Radio Show a.k.a. "89tec9" introduced the world to an unsigned Nas, Biggie, Wu-Tang, Mobb Deep and Big Pun as well as an unknown Jay-Z, Eminem, Cypress Hill, Fat Joe, and the Fugees. The total record sales for all the artists that premiered on their show exceed 300 million. Stretch and Bobbito created a platform that changed music forever.
In an era before the internet, listeners recorded the weekly Stretch and Bobbito program on cassette, then dubbed them and shared copies with their friends around the world. Fat Beats Distribution was also responsible for the global spread of 89tec9 tapes, providing a platform for record stores and hip hop shops to sell them. This tape features the show from November 2nd, 1995.
Pop one in your walkman or boom box and relive a time in hip hop that can never be duplicated!