January 2018

  • Jovan Landry on WIB Rap Radio

    Jovan is the special guest for this week’s edition of Word is Bond Rap Radio, she talks about her latest album, “Growth”, the city of Chicago, rocking with a live band, and what she has planned for her next project. Plus I spins some great hip-hop music in this two hour show. Word is Bond […]

  • Come Sing With Me (Karaoke Fridays)

    I am running karaoke at Jack-Os in downtown Woodstock every Friday night for the next five weeks (possibly longer). So, come on out and sing a song with me. It’s a lot of fun and a great atmosphere. We get started at 9:00 and go straight through to 1:00 a.m. We have a huge selection […]

  • As the Records Spins (WIB Rap Radio)

    Monday night’s at midnight, the records spin as I mix and blend underground hip-hop live on the radio. Word is Bond Rap Radio is on the road to its 300th episode. You won’t want to miss a weekly episode. Fortunately,  the podcasts make it possible never to miss a show. So, press play and enjoy! […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Cancer Benefit Hip-Hop Show (Saturday)

    Come out an support a good cause on Saturday January 13th as some of London, Ontario’s best come together to raise some money to battle cancer. This one is for Danny Gable’s dad, who has been battling the horrible disease for 3 years and has been a warrior. Let’s show him that were all behind […]

  • 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 […]

  • AMD3O Electronic Music Semester and Unit Plan

    AMD3O is a Grade 11 Electronic Music class that follows the Ontario Curriculum. I am teaching the class for the very first time this semester. I have designed a semester plan that covers six units; Analyzing and Understanding Song Structure, Music is Society, Composition and Performance, DJing, Careers in Music and Music-Related Fields, and Live […]

  • To Funk and Die in LA (Book Review)

    To Funk and Die in LA: A D Hunter Mystery by Nelson George I am not a big fan of the mysteries. In fact, this is the first novel in the genre that I have read in a really long time. I decided to give the book a chance when I was given the opportunity […]

  • Word is Bond’s Top 17 of 2017

    We countdown the Top 17 Albums of 2017 in this edition of Word is Bond Rap Radio. We highlight two tracks for each album and look back at the year that was. What were your favourite albums? Do you agree with this list? Let us know if we slept on anything. Brother Ali – Own […]