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Chief Rocker Busy Bee on Word is Bond

Busy Bee on WIB Rap RadioWe had a huge show this week. We were blessed to have one of hip-hop’s pioneers, Chief Rocker Busy Bee on the phone lines.

He shares some great stories about the early days of the culture and even drops a few secrets of what’s to come.

It was a pleasure to connect with the first solo emcee and have an in-depth discussion. That, plus two hours of great hip-hop and a brand new track from me to close off the show.

Yy ft Bazooka Joe – Busy Bee
The Mighty Rhino ft D-sisive and Prince Po – Resplendent
Tone Chop and Frost Gamble – It’s Hip-Hop
Rel McCoy and Fresh Kils – Isn’t it Something
Baba Brinkman – Keep it Positive
D-sisive – If
Wordburglar – So It Flows
Busy Bee – Got Things Sold
Busy Bee vs Rodney Cee – MC Battle at the Dixie
J Shiltz – Still Standing
Typewriters – Shutters
Busy Bee ft Real One & Lord Digga – Smoke On
The OM Sound – Hidden Valley
The Fake Hunters – Revolution
Dan-e-o – Mic Surgery
Fraction & Finsta – Do The Thing
Fritz tha Cat & DJ Moves – Play Doubt
Sankdafied ft Solyd Roy & Chase March – Back at the Spot
Kyle Kanevil ft DJ Hullewud – 822
Tempomental ft Nick Easton – Lost Touch
Eternia & Moss ft Joell Ortiz – It’s Funny
Swamp Thing – Neon Gold
Chase March – It’s Clobbering Time

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We Rocking on Word is Bond Rap Radio

We kick off the show this week with half an hour of old school classics and ever feature a rare demo recording by Nine.

After that, we keep it moving with great modern hip-hop in the same vein. Head nodding beats, intelligent rhymes, and a boom-bap aesthetic. That’s how we do every week on Word is Bond Rap Radio.

This is episode 310 of the show. You can stream all of the previous episodes on Mixcloud and cop free downloads here.

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Busy Bee – Making Cash Money
Crash Crew – We Are Known Emcees (We Turn Parties Out)
Roxanne Shante – Queen of Rox
Masterdon Committee – Paid the Cost to be the Boss
The Cold Crush Brothers – Fresh, Fly, Wild, & Bold
Fearless Four – Problems of the World Today
Stetsasonic – Just Say Stet
Nine – Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
Mighty Rhino ft D-Sisive & Prince Po – Resplendent
M.Sea – Vowels
Junia T ft Kemikal – Sky is Falling
Skeleton Krew – Buggin’
Branded Moore ft Exit Only – Dumb
Lee Magor ft Jeru the Damaja – The Beast
Cashus King – You Are What . . .
iLLism – Open Letter
Ruste Juxx – Bottom to the Top Go Stetsa
A.I.P. – Real Talk
Pawz One & Robin Da Landlord – Sucker Punch
Shinobi Stalin, WordChemist, DJ Stranger, & Marz Mello – Agents Of IPA
VVS Verbal & Es-K ft Sadat X & Craig G – Then 2 Now
The Age of L.U.N.A. – Hate
Napoleon Da Legend & DJ Doom – Condolences
DOGG4OUSE – Do You Think About Me
Crash Silverback & Max Muthaphukin’ Stax – Wolfgang
Swamp Thing – Big Bang
Crimeapple – Siegfried
Dessa – Shrimp
Doberman – Let’s Get to This
Dweller & Jonny Capicola ft Lord Willin – Dazed and Bemuzzed
Grime Lords – Violent Violins
O.C. – Feelin’ Free
Senica Da Misfit – Conflicted
The Village – Reign

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WIB Rap Radio – MLNY is Singled Out

This week on Word is Bond Rap Radio, we have an in-depth and exclusive interview with MLNY.

He talks to us about his new mixtape, Singled Out, his upcoming album, and all the work he been putting in.

And of course, we play some great new music and hip-hop classics.

So press play to enjoy the stream or download the podcast for free and take it with you.

Evidence – To Make a Long Story Longer
John Jiggs & Rockwelz – Self-Made
Awaxx of The Rhymthm Writers – Drifting
Cquel – King
N.B.S. – Nile River
Grand Analog – Quiet Life
Swamp Thing – 4 5 6 7
K.Gaines – Opulence
MLNY – Guilty
MLNY ft Spesh K – Prideless
MLNY – Elementary
Lola – In My Zone
The IMF – Golden
The Library Steps ft Thesis Sahib – To Friend Too Fortunate
Dirt Disciples – It Ain’t Hard to Tell (DJ Concept Remix)
A Tribe Called Quest – Lost Somebody
EPMD ft M.O.P. – The Symphony Pt 1
2Pac – R U Still Down
Das Efx – Baknaffek
Grand Puba – I Like It
Jay-Z – Can’t Knock the Hustle
Naughty By Nature – Guard Your Grill (Smooth Mix)
Left Land Didon – Jimmy Jump / Eight Ball
Phonte – Expensive Genes
Polodore ft Nieve – Never Defeated

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WIB Rap Radio and DOPEfm Combine with Sankdafied

Daddy J of DOPEfm is the special co-host for this edition of Word is Bond Rap Radio.

I got my start in radio on his show almost eleven years ago, so it was really nice to rock with him once again.

Sankdafied called in to talk about his new album, Atoms & Evolution, which is available everywhere you get your music from now. If you like what you hear today, please support by grabbing a copy of the project.

And let us know you are listening with the hashtag #WIBRapRadio

The Library Steps – Nothing Friendly
Chris Skillz ft Skyzoo & Left Lane – One Two
Evidence ft Rakaa – Wonderful World
Fraction & Finsta – Working On It
Cozz – Questions
Awaxx of the Rhythm Writers – Pay to Play
Cautious Kieran – Return To Sender
Sankdafied – Pay to Play
Sankdafied ft Branded Moore – Easy
Sankdafied ft Speak EZ – Life
Ice Cube – Endangered Species
Treacherous Three – Action
Super 3 – Philosophy Rappin’ Spree
O.C. – Give It Up
Muneshine & Vinyl Frontiers – Easy Does It
Animal Nation – Money
Napoleon Da Legend – Bionic Trigger
TapesOne2 – One Step
Anibus – Levitation
Moka Only – Somethings Going On

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Von Pea and The Other Guys on WIB Rap Radio

I podcasted this one over at The Word is Bond last year but forgot to post it here.

Oops!

This one was recorded live on the radio back in December. Enjoy!

Von Pea of Tanya Morgan and Von Pea and the Other Guys calls in to kick with Chase March in this edition of Word is Bond Rap Radio. Bad weather kept Traffimatics away from his in-studio appearance but he still kicked a dope freestyle over the phone lines. All this plus two hours of great hip-hop.

Mega Ran – Snow Business
Basement Freaks ft James Brown and Dead Pres – I Feel Good With This Hip Hop
Duffle Bag Hottie ft Bennie – Dirty Money
Masta Ace – Take a Walk
Code Nine – Melba toast
Langston Hughes III – Je Ne Sais Quoi
The Alchemist ft Budgie and Evidence – By My Side
Defari – I’m here
Von Pea and The Other Guys – Oh Yeah
Von Pea and The Other Guys ft Verbal Kent, J-Live & Wordsworth – Talent
Von Pea and The Other Guys – Everything
Traffimatics ft Mad Hattr and Chase March – Y’allready Know
Traffimatics – The People
Derty Mac ft Traffimatics – Unfriend Me
Traffimatics and Chase March – freestyle
Mobb Deep – So Long
Eminem – Any Woof
Fortunato – What I Got to Say
Big L – Danger Zone

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WIB Rap Radio – Some Things Stay the Same

Some things stay the same, like Word is Bond Rap Radio. We have been coming at you weekly with great hip-hop music and talk for six years now and have over 300 episodes podcasted for you to check out at any time.

And of course, we bring you daily hip-hop news and coverage at thewordisbond.com from a team of dedicated writers and music lovers.

So. press play,  enjoy the show, and let people know you are listening!

O.C. – Fair Game
Dweller & Jonny Capicola – The Deep End
Sharky – Some Things Stay the Same
Certain Ones – Work it Out
Murs – Celebrate
Blu & Nottz ft Sene & Elisa Meri – Yesterday
Buck-N-Nice ft Reks – Time
T.$poon ft David Bars & Benny the Butcher – Last of My Kind
Mic Bless & Science Green – Mic Bless
MLNY ft Innesence – Bruce Lee
Tribeca-Grand – NY-PHI
DJ Duke ft Skyzoo – Untitled # 1
D-Smooth – Taken Total Control
Masta Ace – Acknowledge
Xzibit – Paparazzi
Cypress Hill – Throw Ya Set in the Air
Exit Only ft DJ Hullewud – Nine And a Half
Fraction and Finsta – Pushing Verses
Imperial ft Sareem Poems & Sojourn – Know the Call
Sankdafied – Ms Out
Casual & Finale – One Man Army (8-bit Remix)
Gavlyn and DJ Hoppa ft Sampagita – Needs
Keith Murray – The Style
Cayoz Da Emcee ft pHoenix Pagliacci – Fire & Ice
Koss ft Blaq Poet – The Rawness
Superior ft Blu & Edo.G – Make the World Go Round
Baba Brinkman – Wizard of Odds
Babylon Warchild ft Punchline and Wordsworth – Piano Keys
Configa ft Craig G – From the Soul
Dessa – Half of You
Organik Poisons ft SmooVth – Hindsight
Ozay Moore – WSTCST
A Tribe Called Quest – Electric Relaxation

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Chase March Madness on WIB Rap Radio

Chase March Madness PodcastThis week on Word is Bond Rap Radio, we featured the first ever Chase March Madness event.

We took votes to determine what the best hip-hop release this month was. We did it in three brackets and then pitted the winners of each against each other.

Lola also came through to talk about her new EP “Uncut” and her forthcoming album. A caller requested that she get on the mic and freestyle too.

It was a blast doing an extended version of the show this week. So press play and enjoy close to three hours of great hip-hop music mixed live on the radio and available anytime now via the magic of podcasting.

Bracket One

Apathy “The Widow’s Son” vs Murs “A Strange Journey Into The Unimaginable”

Apathy ft Pharoahe Monch & Pete Rock – I Keep On
Apathy – Stomp Rappers
Murs ft Tech N9ne – Same Wa
Murs – Melancholy

Bracket Two

Bishop Nehru “Elevators: Act I & II” vs PRhyme “PRhyme 2”

Bishop Nehru – The Game of Life
Bishop Nehru – Potassium
PRhyme – Sunflower Seeds
PRhyme – Streets at Night

Mixset

K Sparks and Es-K – Greatness is Complicated
TapesOne2 – J.O.B.
Sankdafied ft Solyd Roy and Chase March – Back At The Spot
O.C. – Ignorance is Bliss
K-Cap Dadon – Brothers and Sisters
Scholars Ent – 98
Certain Ones – Crazy Legs

Lola Interview

Lola – Candice vs Lola
Lola ft Yardii – Streetz Made Me
Lola ft O-Beast – Art of War

Bracket Three

Czarface & MF Doom “Czarface Meets Metal Face!” vs Phonte “No News Is Good News”

Czarface & MF Doom – Forever People
Czarface & MF Doom – Bomb Thrown
Phonte and Marco Polo – So Help Me God
Phonte – Sweet You

The Live Show Continues

Wiz Khalifa – See You Again (in tribute of Jorge Soares)
Lola and Chase March – Freestyle
MLNY ft Spesh K – Prideless
Dragon Fli Empire – Right on Time
Crash Silverback & Max Muthaphukin’ Stax – Two Dope Team
Run-DMC – Rock Box
Run-DMC – Hollis Crew (Krush Groove 2)
Raekwon – Guillotine Swords
Blackmoon – Who Got the Props
Marco Polo ft Masta Ace – Nostalgia
Lords of the Underground – Here Come the Lords
PRhyme – Everyday Struggle

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Word is Bond Rap Radio’s 6th Anniversary Special

Word is Bond Rap Radio took to the airwaves in March of 2012.

This week we celebrated our 6th Anniversary by spinning music from 6 years ago or songs that were track 6 on albums.

We also pay tribute to Craig Mack, who passed away last week by playing a new song that he is featured on. We follow that up with the classic track that launched Bad Boy Records back in the day. He will certainly be missed.

Stewie was also in the studio to talk about his fundraising concert going down this Friday in London. Ontario, Canada.

I had a blast live on the air this week celebrating this milestone. I hope you enjoy the podcast!

Apollo Brown and O.C. – Disclaimer
Murs and 9th Wonder – Tale of Two Cities
Saigon – Game Changer
Skyzoo – Range Rover Rhythm
Bumpy Knuckles and DJ Premier – P.A.I.N.E.
Showbiz & A.G. – South Bronx Sh*t
The Book Thieves – I Don’t Know
Rel McCoy – Work of Heart (Muneshine Remix)
Ngajuana – The Deep End
Hip Club Groove – Trip to Reality
Erick Sermon, Method Mad, Mr. Cheeks, and Craig Mack – Come Thru
Craig Mack – Flava in Ya Ear
Exit Only – The Countdown
Muneshine – Lower Level
Chan Hays ft Supastition, Ambition, and One Be Lo – Never Knew
Group Home – Sacrifice My Lifestyle
Phryme – Streets at Night
Fraction and Finsta – Trenches of the Mind
Apathy – Alien Weaponry
Busta Rhymes – Break Ya Neck
Nice & Smooth – Funky For You
Run-DMC – Rock Box
Beastie Boys – Body Moving
Ice Cube – Bop Gun
Moka Only – Replay
Jeru The Damaja ft O.C. – Spontaneous
NF – Let You Down

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Women in Hip-Hop 8 Spectacular (Part 3 of 3)

Women in Hip-Hop 8Every year for International Women’s Day we shine a spotlight on hip-hop’s better half by dedicating the overnight’s worth of radio programming to the Women in Hip-Hop.

This is the third and final podcast episode for Women in Hip-Hop 8 and it features . . .

Know Your History – 1981

The third year rap music was recorded, we had some amazing female voices on record. Here are some of them and a little bit of history behind them.

Solo Sound – Get the Party Jumpin’
Afrika Bambaataa & The Cosmic Force – Cosmic Punk Jam
Missy Dee & The Melody Crew – Missy Missy Dee

TJ Edward’s Jams

Local emcee, TJ Edwards walks us through some of his favourite joints from the women in hip-hop featuring . . .

MC Lyte – Cha Cha Cha
Queen Latifah – U.N.I.T.Y.
Lauryn Hill – Everything is Everything
Foxy Brown – Oh Yeah
Erykah Badu – On and On
Da Brat – Funkdafied
Lil Kim – Don’t Mess With Me
Missy Elliot – I Can’t Stand the Rain
Eve – Eve of Destruction

WIHH 8 Outro

And I close things off with a mixset to bring the 8th annual women in hip-hop spectacular to a close.

pHoenix Pagliacci – Dearest Dilla
Wynne – An Open Letter to Donald Trump
Encyclopedia Brown & Psalm One – Bionicles
Dynesti WIlliams – Take It
Lyrica – Stay Woke
Chezale – My Story
Chris Jay – Break a Dawn

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The Beautiful Women of Hip-Hop – mixed by DJ Wicked (WIHH 8)

We celebrate International Women’s Day every year by shining a spotlight on hip-hop’s better half.

This year was our 8th annual Women in Hip-Hop Spectacular.

We already presented you with the first two hours of the show and now we present you with a special all-vinyl mixset from DJ Wicked. 

Press play, enjoy these female voices, and celebrate the women of hip-hop with us!

Queen Latifah – Wrath of My Madness
The Lady of Rage – Some Sh*t
Lauryn Hill – Lost One
Paula Perry – Extra Extra
5 Footaz– Better Days
MC Lyte – Stop, Look, Listen
Eve – Let Me Blow Your Mind
Lil Kim – Crush on You
Da Brat – Funkdafied
Apani B Fly – Estragen
Digable Planets – Nickel Bag of Funk
Yo-Yo – You Can’t Play With My Yo-Yo
The Lady of Rage – Afro Puffs
Salt N Pepa – Shoop (Remix)
T-Love – I’m Coming
Paula Perry – Paula’s Jam
MC Lyte – Shut the Eff Up!
Da Brat – Fa All Y’all
Medusa – Way Down
MC Lyte – Cold Rock a Party
Bahamadia – Paper Thin
Nikki D – Hang On Kid
Roxanne Shante – Have a Nice Day
Monie Love – Monie in the Middle
JJ Fad – Supersonic
L-Trimm – Cars With The Boom

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