ROCK RUBBER 45s
Documentary film
Responsibilities: Director of Photography

ROCK RUBBER 45s is a cinematic odyssey exploring the connectivity of global basketball/sneaker/music lifestyle, starting in the 1960s to the present through the firsthand lens of legendary Nuyorican cultural curator Bobbito García. 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, and sports industries in the process.

On camera appearances in the film include Russell Simmons, Quincy Jones, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Patti Labelle, Maxwell, Talib Kweli, Rosie Perez, Crazy Legs, Dante Ross, MC Serch, Louie Vega, Questlove, Rich Medina, DJ Spinna, and Ramon Rodriguez among many others.


Official Trailer

Bobbito discussing his his life growing up in New York City

 Summer Stage NYC premier

Summer Stage NYC premier

 In London getting ramen after shooting Lin Manuel Miranda

In London getting ramen after shooting Lin Manuel Miranda

 Osunlade of  @yorubarecords  and director  @koolboblove  on set in front of the old APT venue!

Osunlade of @yorubarecords and director @koolboblove on set in front of the old APT venue!

 On set

On set

 It's a warp! Talib Kweli

It's a warp! Talib Kweli

 The amazing Rich Medina

The amazing Rich Medina

 Shooting the music for title track

Shooting the music for title track

 Had to get a shot with Chuck D. I was a huge Public Enemy fan

Had to get a shot with Chuck D. I was a huge Public Enemy fan

 

Crazy Legs from the Rock Steady Crew chats about the days in Rock Steady Park with Bobbito.

QuestLove chat's about the days in before The Roots and the epic days at APT.

 Was honored to interview Chuck D of Public Enemy today. Amazing!

Was honored to interview Chuck D of Public Enemy today. Amazing!

 The house music legend Louie Vega

The house music legend Louie Vega

 Salsa king Salsa king Eddie Palmieri

Salsa king Salsa king Eddie Palmieri