BOBBY HUNDREDS TELLS THE STORY OF RAWKUS RECORDS

 

 

Bobby Hundreds tells the story of Rawkus records in this new piece in which he interviews Rawkus cofounder Jarret Myer. In the late ‘90s, hip hop was definitely skateboarding’s soundtrack. Rawkus Records was central to that. From Mos Def and Talib Kweli to Company Flow, Rawkus was the home of some of the era's most influential artists. It was the underground and conscious answer to commercial rap—which clearly resonated more with skaters. The Hundreds pays homage to that magical time in music with its new collaboration with the label. In honor of the occasion, Bobby tells the story of why Rawkus was so influential. Click play above for a brief history lesson.