Last night, I had the great fortune of being invited to the world premiere Tribeca Film Festival screening of Spike Lee’s new documentary Kobe Doin’ Work which will air live on ESPN on May 16th at 7:30 p.m.
I’ve worked with Spike three times. First, he cast me to portray a DJ in his epic flick Summer of Sam. Next, he had me do music consulting for 25th Hour. More recently, he and I collabed on the Nate Robinson commercial for the Knicks which ran during the Slam Dunk champion’s rookie season. I have mad respect for cool Spike. He’s even come down to hear me spin at my VINYL IS FOREVER @ APT party on occasion. Word.
Most of you already know that Kobe Bryant and I share the same alma mater in Lower Merion HS. I was there quite a few years before him (I was class of ‘84), and even though he plays on the opposite side of the Knicks, I root for the brother regardless. (I’d love a pair of his new kicks, too, if anyone at Nike is reading this! haha!)
So while I was getting interviewed on the red carpet prior to the screening, you know I was amped cuz it’s two peoples whose work ethics I crazy respect. When the curtain rolled up, I leaned forward on the edge of my seat, almost assuming a defensive stance . . . Read More »