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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]

The Mars March Show

August 15, 2018

My daughter came with me to the radio station last night, just to hang out. But when we got there, it was eerily silent. The computer was not broadcasting the show that comes on before mine. Instead, there was the dreaded thing that sometimes [Keep Reading]

Word is Bond Rap Radio Celebrates 300 Episodes

February 18, 2018

It has been a great journey and there is no end in sight. I’ve come a long way since the very first episode of Word is Bond Rap Radio back in March of 2012. It’s hard to believe that this week’s episode will be the 300th one for [Keep Reading]

5 Storytelling Secrets from the Masters of Radio

December 29, 2017

Out on the Wire: The Storytelling Secrets of the New Masters of Radio by Jessica Abel I love the art of radio. The power of this medium is absolutely incredible. I listen to all sorts of broadcasts from hip-hop mixshows to interviews to spoken word [Keep Reading]

WIB Rap Radio – Napoleon Da Legend

October 18, 2017

We have a special guest on our phone lines this week, Napoleon Da Legend. You have heard his music on this show several times, and now you get to hear him talk about his music and hard hitting issues. We talk about white privilege and the other [Keep Reading]

My Top 5 Hip-Hop Podcasts

September 30, 2017

In honour of National Podcast Day, I thought I would share with you my favourite hip-hop podcasts. 1. Break North Radio DJ Hullewud starts off every show with a classic record that has been sampled by several notable hip-hop acts. He spins great [Keep Reading]

We Celebrated Live-N-Direct 20 with Style

April 24, 2017

I had a lot of fun supplying the music for the 20th Anniversary of Live-N-Direct. I have fond memories of listening to this radio show on 93.3 CFMU every week. DJ Realistic and host, Eklipz, always put on a great program that highlighted the best in [Keep Reading]

Word is Bond Rap Radio Celebrates 5 Years

March 26, 2017

I started Word is Bond Rap Radio five years ago. The tagline of the show has always been “real hip-hop music and talk” and I have been happy to share some of my favourite music with you week in and week out for the past 250 episodes. I [Keep Reading]

Live-N-Direct Celebrates 20 Years on the Air

November 16, 2016

Live-N-Direct is celebrating 20 years on the airwaves with a big show this Friday at The Spice Factory in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. I am proud to be part of the celebrations and holding down the night on the 1s and 2s. I have been a fan of this [Keep Reading]
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