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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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Women in Hip-Hop 8 Spectacular

DOPEfm and Word is Bond Rap Radio present . . .

Women in Hip-Hop 8

Our 8th annual women in hip-hop spectacular where we dedicate the entire overnight’s worth of programming to hip-hop’s better half.

This is the first of three podcast episodes in celebration of International Women’s Day.

We start off with a mixset of underground female-fronted rap, follow that up with a roundtable discussion with Queen Herawin (Juggaknots) and Chezale, and then have an in-depth and exclusive interview with Tee Krispil.

Press play, enjoy the show, and celebrate the women in your life for International Women’s Day this week.

DJ Mel Boogie ft Rah Digga, Keysha Freshh, Lola Bunz, & Lady J – Blazin
Medusa ft MC Lyte – Lay Down
Wynne – Team Back Cypher
Aliyah – Don’t Bother Me
Sum-01 – Come Back
Lola – Streetz Made Me
Marquee – Lean So Hard
Lyric Jones – Lush Lux Life

Roundtable Panel with Queen Herawin and Chezale

Chezale – Hip-Hop Nation
Queen Herawin – Return of the G
Chezale -Our World
Queen Herawin – Get Away

Tee Krispil Interview

Tee Krispil – Let it Slide
Tee Kripsil – Paris in July

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Queen Herawin – Twitter, Facebook
Tee Kripsil – Twitter

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Jux Cain kicking it on Word is Bond

Jux Cain paid a visit to Radio Western Monday night to kick it with me on Word is Bond Rap Radio. He brought some music to share, kicked a freestyle, and talked about his birthday concert going down Friday night.

The concert features some amazing talent, including the headliner Adam Bomb, one of Canada’s finest emcees. So, head on out to this show on London, Ontario, Canada and wish Jux a Happy Birthday while catching a dope show.

Original Sound Invented – Radio
Napoleon Da Legend – Constantly Armed
Cloud City Projects – Menace
Summer Sons – The Feeling
Fraction & Finsta – That Ain’t Me
Eh Vee – Get Ya Bars Up
Gary Rue – Phantomz
Jamo Gang – All Eyes On Us
Junia-T – LegoLegoLego
Paperchasers – Cake It
Big Sproxx and Adam Bomb – The Blindfold
Dre Specz – No Refunds
Big Sproxx and Adam Bomb – Lemme Tell ‘Em
Skyzoo – Heirlooms & Accessories
Jux Cain – Mastermind
E.Dot Famous – Rampage
JR Fillion and Jux Cain – That’s Life
Joe Stu – Day Job
Planet Asia ft Turbin – Shots at Your Highness
Apathy, Pharoahe Monch, Pete Rock – I Keep On
Crash Silverback and Max Muthaphukin’ Stax – 10 For Sale
Royce Da 5’9″, Joyner Lucas, Black Thought – Wrote My Way Out (Remix)
Jux Cain – Freestyle
JR Fillion – Reunite
J Downz, Jux Cain, Young Stitch – Violins

Go to the show

WHAT: Urban Legends Jux Cain Birthday Bash featuring The Legend Adam Bomb
WHEN: Friday February 9, 2018
WHERE: Old East Bar and Grill – 765 Dundas Street, London, ON.
EVENT: https://www.facebook.com/events/428843364199630/
TICKETS: $15
SHOW: 9:00 p.m.

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Students Working Together on Tests? (Brilliant!)

I subscribe to this ten-minute podcast series specifically meant for teachers.

In this episode, a teacher shared a brilliant idea.

After he gives his students a test, he has them retake it in groups. This lets them discuss the questions and the answers they originally provided. It gives them a new perspective on how to answer the questions and fills in any gaps they might have had the first time around.

This is such a great idea that I had to try it out in my own classroom. It worked.

Have you had any experience with this method? Is there anything different you do when it comes to test. Please leave a comment below letting us know.

Teaching Tip Tuesday – inspiration, tips, and lessons from my classroom to yours

Best of 2017 Mixset

2017 was a great year for Word is Bond Rap Radio.

We had plenty of in-depth interviews with legends and underground hip-hop heads.

We spun some amazing music week in and week out.

We counted down the Top 17 Albums of 2017.

And now we say goodbye in style with two hours of some of our favourite tracks from last year.

Skillz – 2017 Wrap Up
Maestro ft Skyzoo – Designated Driver
Jazz Spastiks – Midnight Mode
MC Eiht and DJ Premier – Got That
Alpha Faktion – System Shutdown
Superior ft Blu and Edo.G – Make the World Go Round
M-Dot ft Krumb Snatcha – Nomads
Word Burglar – If It Rhymes It’s Real
Gift of Gab, RA The Rugged Man, and A.F.R.O. – Freedom From Flowing
Defari – I’m Here
Evidence – Throw It All Away
Tone Chop and Frost Gamble ft Kool G Rap – Walk the Walk
King Magnetic ft Masta Ace, and Slug – Alone
Kool Krys ft Nilla – Knockout
Local-Mu12 ft Sadat X, Torae, and Foki – Never Had
Notion ft Cee – Something Inside
DJ Premier ft ASAP Ferg – Our Streets
Dres – Patience
Venom ft Rah Digga – Ruff and Tuff
Sareem Poems & Terem – Walk and Talk
Koss ft Torae – And You Don’t Stop
Chan Hays ft Homeboy Sandman, John Robinson, and Ghettosocks – The Shoes
Dan-e-o ft Thrust, Maestro, Moka Only, Big Kish, Eternia – League of Legends (Rock Out Remix)
Jovan – Premium Rush
Def3 – Fill Your Soul
Beneficience – Hostile Lifestyle
Da Dysfunkshunal Familee ft Greg Nice – She’s My
WarPorn Industries – Keep Your Distance
Wu-Tang Clan – People Say
Traffimatics ft Mad Hattr with DJ Chase March – Y’allreadyknow
Tempomental – Blow Up
Skillz – Murda Gram

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2017 Highlights from WIB Rap Radio

2017 was a pretty good year for Word is Bond Rap Radio. 

I had the chance to interview some of my favourite hip-hop musicians. Legends that I have been listening to since the 1980s and 90s.

I also had some great conversations with underground heads, local talent, and up-and-comers.

So without further ado, here is the 2017 Highlights show with real hip-hop music and talk.

PMD ft Erick Sermon – Real is Gone
PMD ft Ace Brav & RJ da Realst– Gimme the Mic
Intelligenz – Round of Applause
Napoleon Da Legend – Black Privilege 2
O.C. – Good Man
Tanya Morgan – Ahead of You
Lessondary – Art of Saying No
Zo the Jerk and Frost Gamble ft Guilty Simpson – My Negus
Gensu Dean and Wise Intelligent – Ever So Lightly
Gensu Dean and Wise Intelligent – Amen
Nolan the Ninja ft Royce Da 5’9″ – Calisthenics
Substantial – The Sub Way
Tone Chop and Frost Gamble – Bing Stories
E-Turn and SPS ft Qwel – One Day At a Time
Hattr, Cee, Notion, & Exit Only – Eya

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Chasing Content This Winter

It’s time for another edition of Chasing Content, that monthly feature that has us looking back at what was happening here last year at this time.

Click through to read all of the posts from last January . . .

or take in these winter highlights.

Winter Trail Hike

If you follow this blog, you will know that I am an avid trail runner when there is no snow on the ground. I normally take the winters off from running completely and never venture out on a trail until the early spring. But for some reason, last year at this time, I decided to go on a winter hike. Here is the recap of my adventure.

Lyrical Mind’s Birthday Bash

This year, the annual birthday bash concert will be back in London, Ontario. It will be on Friday January 12th this year if you’d like to stop by.

The Martian – Book vs Movie

I really enjoyed reading The Martian, a story about an astronaut who gets abandoned on Mars and has to fend for himself against all odds. It was a great story filled with adventure, suspense, and humour. The movie was fairly well done as well. But which one is better?

Music Teaching Plans and Resources

I shared my semester plan for Grade 11 instrumental music last January as well as several other resources. This year, I will be teaching an electronic music class and will be sharing resources from it as well.

Thanks for Chasing Content with me!

Please click on the links above to explore these posts in more detail. I’ll see you at the start of February for another edition of “Chasing Content.”

2018 – Here I Come

I have never been one for New Years Resolutions. I always thought if I wanted to, or needed to change, I could just commit to making that change and stick to it. It didn’t matter what time of year it was.

However, there are two times during the year where I just naturally reflect on my life. New Year’s Eve and Thanksgiving.

New Challenges for 2018

This year I have a few new challenges ahead of me.

1st Wedding Anniversary

I will celebrate my first wedding anniversary and am very excited about hitting that milestone.

New Music Class

I will teach a brand new class that I have designed myself. It is a Grade 11 high school music class that will focus on electronic music production and performance. I am glad that my school had the confidence in me to try this and the students are lining up to be in it. It is going to be a lot of fun.

Masters Degree

I will continue to work on earning my Masters of Library and Information Science degree on a part-time basis. I might even complete it this year if all goes well.

New Mixtape Project

DJ Hullewud and I will be releasing a follow-up to The MIX(ed)TAPE with brand new exclusive hip-hop. The project will drop this summer.

Radio Milestones

Word is Bond Rap Radio and DOPEfm will present the 8th Annual Women in Hip-Hop Spectacular.

Word is Bond Rap Radio will also celebrate it’s 300th episode and its 6th anniversary.

New Website

I plan on launching Chase March DJ Services as a separate website to help attract new business and get regular DJ gigs and engagements.

Small Projects and Tasks

I will work on some small things over the course of the year as well. Hopefully, I will actual take steps to get my fiction published this year.

This Year is Going to Rock!

I look forward to all that 2018 has in store.

St Clair River Trail (Corunna, ON)

The St. Claire River Trail is part of the larger Great Lakes Waterfront trail.

Only portions of it run alongside the river.

There are sections of the trail that detour onto neighbouring streets.

My run  took me from the First Nation community, Aamjiwnaang, all the way to the small town of Corunna.

I went for a run in coRUNna today. See what I did there?

There are all sorts of interesting things to see along this route. This is the historical Stanley House.

It’s always nice to run alongside a waterfront. There is much more of it to explore as well. Have you can any portion of the St. Clair River Trail?

Want to explore more trails?

Photographic Tour Archive – over 50 great places to run or hike

Paperless Classroom Solutions

I am teaching a Grade 11 Communications Technology class this term. It is my first time teaching anything like this. The students are creating websites, making photo edits, producing, recording, and editing audio and video files, and other digital projects. As such, I thought it would be a great idea to have a paperless classroom this term. This is what I tried.

Edmodo

This is a platform made specifically for teachers and students. It looks like Facebook and is pretty easy to use. Only your students have access to the page and they have to sign up using a code that the website provides for you.

I have used it for almost two months now but I think I am going to stop using it for the simple fact that posts get buried in the timeline easily. This happens in Facebook too. Edmodo has modeled itself on the Facebook platform and I don’t think it is the best fit for education.

Google Drive

Google Drive is a great solution for sharing files with students. It is easy to organize your files into folders and you can choose how to share them. You can invite people via email or share a link for anyone to access the files.

Right now, I only have one folder set up for all of the classroom assignments. I also attached the class syllabus here.

Clicking on the Assignment folder will give you access to the subfolders for each assignment. I number and title every assignment so it easy to keep track of everything.

When you click on an assignment, you get all the materials needed to complete it. The word document is there for students to download and edit. They can then submit their work in a .doc file and I can add comments and send it back to them. It’s a great way to target feedback and keep digital records of student work.

Email

Even though I use Gmail for pretty much all of my email communication, I make sure I only use my school email account to interact with students. This is just good practice and gives you protection as a teacher

Rubrics

I have been saving the rubrics and comments I make to each student in a PDF file that I store in a folder on my computer entitled “TGJ3M Portfolios.” Every student has his or her own folder and it serves as a portfolio of their work and marks.

Student Websites

Each student in my class created a blog for the first assignment of the term. Much of the work I want them to do can be completed there so they don’t have to hand in any papers or email me assignments. It saves us all a lot of time.

What Do You Do in Your Paperless Classroom?

I’d love to hear what tools and strategies you are using, please leave a comment below.

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