February 2019

Canada’s Rich Radio History

February 20, 2019

A Pictorial History of Radio in Canada by Sandy Stewart I found this book at a school library where I was supply teaching last month and it called to me. It’s an old book but the history in absolutely fascinating. I highly doubt that anything [Keep Reading]

How and Why You Should Say Sorry

February 19, 2019

Here’s a tweet that caught my attention last week. Here’s how to apologize: 1. Look them in the eye. 2. Explain why you are sorry. 3. Acknowledge why they were hurt. 4. Tell them what you will do differently next time. [Keep Reading]

WIB Rap Radio – Frozen Flows

February 17, 2019

We had an ice storm Tuesday that shut most of Southern Ontario down. Several school boards, universities, and places of business closed their doors, including Western University. With the campus shut down, and no school for me to teach, I decided to [Keep Reading]

Looking Back to February 2017

February 16, 2019

Last year at this time, I forgot to do a Chasing Content post. Let’s fix that right now, shall we? Read all of the posts from February of 2017 There were only six of them. I was busy back them with work, pursuing my Masters degree, and family. [Keep Reading]

What’s That Song? A Jim Gaffigan Mixtape

February 14, 2019

Jim Gaffigan is one of my favourite comedians. I had the crazy idea of mixing some of his material with songs that complimented it. It all started with cake. Gaffigan has a hilarious bit that I thought would be even more funny when mixed into Flo [Keep Reading]

Before Eminem . . .

February 13, 2019

Hip Hop Matters: Politics, Pop Culture, and the Struggle for the Soul of a Movement by S. Craig Watkins Sometimes, I read a hip-hop book and don’t learn anything new. That was not the case with this book. Watkins has some great stories to tell [Keep Reading]

Twitter, Math, and Pizza!

February 12, 2019

This simple Twitter post got quite a bit of traction last month. It received over 72,000 likes, 30,000 retweets, and over 1.500 comments. Here’s a useful counterintuitive fact: one 18 inch pizza has more ‘pizza’ than two 12 inch [Keep Reading]

WIBRapRadio #350 – Don’t Lie to Me

February 11, 2019

This week’s title track comes from Nieve and SoulChef off their album Sunflower In The Sunlight. It’s a feel-good vibe that matches the tone of live show perfectly. I had a lot of fun spinning this week’s show. I hope you enjoyed [Keep Reading]

Young Stitch at Jux Cain’s B-Day Bash

February 8, 2019

Beat Drum Media presents, The BET Freestyle Friday – World champion, Young Stitch live in London, Ontario. It’s Jux Cain’s Birthday Bash party, hosted by IHeart Radio Personalities, Jux ‘N Juke. With opening acts Diztrikt [Keep Reading]

Hip-Hop Cannot Die

February 7, 2019

Is Hip-Hop Dead? by Mickey Hess This was an interesting read and I learned a few things including . . . Why rappers have such strange names?  “Hip-hop naming grows out of larger traditions. The choosing of rap names reflects the on-air names [Keep Reading]
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