hip-hop

Concrete Mob Comes to the Forest City

July 19, 2018

Concrete Mob exploded onto the hip-hop scene with their iconic song, “Boiling Point” that was featured on the first Rap Essentials compilation back in 1996. The group consists of emcees; Blackjak and Deuce Deuce. They grew up as [Keep Reading]

Living Dangerously on the Radio (with Jesse)

July 10, 2018

I had a blast on Word is Bond Rap Radio last week. The two shows that go on before me, didn’t make it in, so I started at 7:00 p.m. and did 5 hours live. This is the first half of that extended show and features some old school classics that [Keep Reading]

Australia’s Grey Yard on WIB Rap Radio

June 24, 2018

Last week, on Word is Bond Rap Radio, a caller requested a Grey Yard song. Up until that point I had never heard of this Australian hip-hop duo. I played the song live on the air and was immediately impressed. They caught wind of being on the show [Keep Reading]

Rocking Buffalo Saturday (Free Hip-Hop Show)

June 15, 2018

Chuckie Campbell & The Black Den are back and coming to Casa Di Francesca’s to rock the house, matching some of your best local talent with internationally touring acts making their way across the border. There’s no better place to [Keep Reading]

WIB Rap Radio Delivers That Feeling!

June 14, 2018

You know you can count on Word is Bond Rap Radio to bring you the best in underground hip-hop music with DJ Chase March. We didn’t have a guest on the show this week, so we just blessed you with two hours of tunes. Let us know if we delivered [Keep Reading]

I Thought I Told You (WIB Rap Radio)

June 8, 2018

Nothing but two hours of great music in the latest edition of Word is Bond Rap Radio. In fact, I got so into the mix and what I was doing Tuesday night, that I forgot to break for the 11:30 commercials and spun uninterrupted classics for an hour. I [Keep Reading]

Rap Music Needs More Anthologies

June 4, 2018

The Anthology of Rap by Adam Bradley and Andrew Dubois (editors) Rap is poetry. The way emcees put together words and deliver them can be magical. This book tries to highlight that be stripping everything else away except for the words on a page. [Keep Reading]

Sareem Poems Live on WIB Rap Radio

May 31, 2018

Sareem Poems has been putting it down for 20 years. From his group, LA Symphony, to his work with various producers, to his solo tracks, he has been putting in work for a long time now. It was a honour being able to chat with him this week live on [Keep Reading]

The High Road Tour Hits Toronto (Friday)

May 31, 2018

Come join TempoMental, Chuckie Campbell & The Black Den Band,Labeled Minority and DJ Chase March as we hit the road to get you musically high. It’s the High Road Tour, brought to you by DWG Entertainment. This Friday, we will be in [Keep Reading]

Traffimatics Kicking It Live (WIB Rap Radio)

May 24, 2018

Traffimatics came through Word is Bond Rap Radio Tuesday night to kick it live on the airwaves. He is always hungry to get on the mic and kick some rhymes. He threw down several freestyles, performed tracks live, and even took requests. And of [Keep Reading]
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