Adrian Bartos akaStretch Armstrongis a world renowned DJ, record producer, and radio personality. He's been a fixture in the New York hip-hop scene and clubsince the late 80s, when he started DJing downtown and making his own concert flyers with cardboard, scissors, and glue. In 1990 he co-created the "Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show" on WKCR 89.9, whichThe Sourcemagazine later named "The Greatest Hip-Hop Radio Show of All Time." Stretch and Bobbito introduced the world to Jay Z, Wu-Tang Clan, Nas, and Eminem, and dozens of other seminal figures in hip-hop. In 2015 Stretch co-produced the critically acclaimeddocumentary about the show "Stretch and Bobbito: Radio that Changed Lives." Evan Auerbach is the most popular hip-hop historian on the internet. His career as a blogger and archivist has made him the #1 source for providing rare hip-hop memorabilia to the masses, and his website UpNorthTrips continues to be pivotal in sparking a modern wave of obsession with hip-hop flyers, promo material, and posters. A walking encyclopedia of rap knowledge, Evan has played an essential role in revitalizing music media's nostalgia for 90s ephemera and landmark hip-hop events.
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