hip-hop

WIB Rap Radio #327 – Lee Reed

September 5, 2018

We start out the show with 30 minutes of great Lee Reed music, and then talk to the man himself in this special edition of Word is Bond Rap Radio. Lee Reed is an amazing artist and veteran of the Hamilton music scene. Right now, he is fighting a [Keep Reading]

Word is Bond Remembers Aretha Franklin

August 27, 2018

We pay tribute to the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, who passed away last week in this edition of Word is Bond Rap Radio. We start out with a story about her iconic version of “Respect” and the history behind the tune. Then work our way [Keep Reading]

Branded Moore Takes Over Word is Bond

August 19, 2018

Branded Moore takes over Word is Bond Rap Radio to celebrate the release of his new album with DJ Over, “Low Fidelity Broadcast” We play tunes from the project, premiere a few tracks from the vaults that no one has ever heard before, [Keep Reading]

Hip-Hop Has a Birthday? (Know Your History)

August 18, 2018

August 11th, 1973 is considered to be the birth of hip-hop culture. In this edition of Know Your History, we get to the bottom of how that can be. This was part of Radio Western’s Word Up 2018, the first annual day-long celebration of hip-hop [Keep Reading]

Celebrating Hip-Hop’s Birthday on the Radio

August 10, 2018

94.9 CHRW Radio Western and Break North Radio Present: Word Up! A 24 Hour Celebration of Hip-Hop Culture. This is huge. We have never dedicated an entire day to hip-hop before on Radio Western. But what better day to do it than August 11th, the [Keep Reading]

Every Show Needs a DJ (WIB Rap Radio)

August 9, 2018

One of the lyrics in a song I played this week says, “Every show needs a DJ” and I couldn’t agree more. That’s why you get two hours of music mixed live on the radio every week here on Word is Bond Rap Radio. And hire a DJ if [Keep Reading]

Maybe Too Much (on WIB Rap Radio)

July 30, 2018

I know someone who called our college radio station, “Radio Roulette – you never know what you are going to get.” It’s an apt description of what we do at Radio Western. Last week, I had a listener text in to the station who [Keep Reading]

DOPEfm Meet Word is Bond (Hip-Hop Podcast)

July 26, 2018

I got my start on radio ten years ago with Daddy J on a show called DOPEfm. The show is still going strong Saturday nights in Hamilton, ON, Canada on 93.3 CFMU. Daddy J paid the Forest City a special visit last week and it was great to have him [Keep Reading]
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