NYC native and world-renowned DJ Bobbito García is the critically-acclaimed author of “Where’d You Get Those? NYC’s Sneaker Culture: 1960-1987 (Testify Books)”. The former NY Knicks/MSG Network halftime reporter was the voice of EA Sports’ popular NBA Street video game and TV host of ESPN’s “It’s the Shoes” series. In 2007, Nike released seven co-designed Air Force 1 sneakers bearing his signature. As an award-winning filmmaker, García has directed three documentaries, Doin’ It In The Park: Pick-Up Basketball, NYC, Stretch and Bobbito: Radio That Changed Lives, and Rock Rubber 45s. Currently, “Kool Bob Love” produces his tournament Full Court 21™ All World in four continents, and co-hosts NPR’s “What’s Good With Stretch And Bobbito” podcast.
Rock Rubber 45s
ROCK RUBBER 45s is a cinematic odyssey exploring the connectivity of global basketball, sneaker, and music lifestyle through the first hand lens of authentic NYC culture orchestrator Bobbito García. The film exploresGarcía’s youth dealing with mistreatment, educational quandaries,identity, and loss as well as his ascension to self-determination as an adult freelance creative. The ballplayer/author/DJ/filmmaker has carved an independent career that has inspired millions throughout the world, and has affected the growth and direction of the footwear, hip hop, andsports industries in the process. www.rockrubber45s.com @rockrubber45s #rockrubber45s