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Jeff Staple presents us with a short piece about one of hip-hop’s favorite true-school figures, Bobbito Garcia, as he talks about the soul of music, Serato, and respect for the original architects. He even digs up a copy of an original Organized Konfusion demo tape that was passed over by Russell Simmons! I can only imagine the history that would have been made with a young Pharoahe Monch signed to Def Jam.
Old school confession of the day: Back in the early 90’s I bought Organized Konfusion’s self-titled first release based strictly on Bobbito’s glowing recommendation in the now defunct Rap Pages Magazine. I had never heard of the group and had a rough time tracking down the cassette in my area. Needless to say I was instantly converted… thanks Bob!
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great interview – longtime fan from the midwest. I just started a blog and have been ripping a lot of freestyle sessions from Stretch and Bobbito that I hope people will appreciate – hiphopdubs.blogspot.com
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