July 2019

  • The Sun is Also a Star (And it Shines)

    The Sun is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon I picked up this audiobook from the public library and I am really glad that I did. This is one of those stories that might be best presented in audio form. It has also been made into a movie and I am interested in watching it, […]

  • WIB Rap Radio – Courage for Freedom

    Axel Rosa and OhKG stopped by the show last week to talk about the fundraising concert they are part of. Courage for Freedom is dedicated to raising awareness of human trafficking and sexual exploitation while helping victims and their families. It’s a heavy topic, but hip-hop doesn’t shy away from them. This episode also features a […]

  • DJ Chase March Events

    Breaking the Silence Fundraiser

    Human slavery is the fastest growing organized crime in the world. It is a billion-dollar industry that is often hidden in plain sight and no community is immune to its existence. Our humanity and social fabric is at risk when girls are not safe. Courage for Freedom is an organization fighting against human trafficking. They educate, […]

  • Step Up to the Decks at Grooves

    Grooves Records in downtown London, ON is hosting a special event on Saturday. DJ MediaFrenzy will have turnrables set up and there will be a P.A. All you have to do is bring your records (vinyl only – no Serato) , cartridges, and headphones. You can sign up via email at grooves@loveable.com (Subject: Open Tables), or […]

  • Tower Trail at MacGregor Point Provincial Park

    MacGregor Point Provincial Park is located at 1593 Bruce Road 33 in Port Elgin, ON. Canada. There are several trails that you can run or bike on here. However, you have to pay a day-use fee to access the park. If you don’t want to pay the day fee, you can make your way to […]

  • DJ Tictactic on WIB Rap Radio

    DJ Tictactic takes over the Word is Bond Rap Radio airwaves this week and provides us with a great mix of underground hip-hop and boom-bap. Catch him every week on his own program Hip-Hop Tictactics as well. Fat Joe – Oh My God Remix MC Shan – The Bridge Joell Ortiz – I Need A […]

  • Why Teachers Should Embrace Youth Culture Power

    Youth Culture Power: A #HipHopEd Guide to Building Teacher-Student Relationships and Increasing Student Engagement by Jason D Rawls and John Robinson Teachers are using hip-hop in innovative ways in the classroom to not only connect with their students but to also give them voice. It’s about time that two musical artists in this genre combined […]

  • Exercise Your Writing Muscle

    Exercise Your Writing Muscle

    “You can begin to bring writing into your life with small exercises that needn’t take more than ten minutes at a pop. And, again, there is no right or wrong here – just opportunities to use a muscle that has gone unused for too long.” In his book, Seven Steps to Confident Writing, Alan Gelb […]

  • WIB Double Up

    Double Up with WIB Rap Radio

    Double Up with some great hip-hop for two hours. Featuring a few artists twice along the way. This was a fun show to do, but live college radio always is! Rel McCoy ft Grimace Love – The Moment Ras Kass ft Styles P & Lil Fame – Guns N Roses Edo.G, Shabaam Sahdeeq, & Fokis […]

  • Unknown Anti-War Comics Review

    Unknown Anti-War Comics

    The Unknown Ant-War Comics Edited by Craig Yoe Many people incorrectly view comic books as celebrating violence and romanticizing war. Others dismiss the medium because they believe the stories in them are trivial and juvenile. However, comics at their best contain powerful stories and comment on their times in striking detail. This collection features comics […]