The many faces and guises of Bobbito Garcia. He’s a father, a husband, a sneaker fashion connoisseur, an author, a barber, a legendary playground basketball missionary, a film-maker and a radio host. He is equally a DJ, a writer and the individual that every single sneakerhead on the planet has to thank for kickstarting the trend of sneaker boutiques with ‘floodlights and wooden shelves’.
Rock Rubber 45s adds a refreshingly intimate and unlikely emotional angle to his career and personal life. This film pinpoints just how and when sneaker culture really became big business, and how Bobbito Garcia became, as DJ Clark Kent explains, ‘The guy that changed the way you look’.
Full review over at Sneaker Freaker
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