August 2020

The Beatbox Edition of Mastermind Street Jam

August 31, 2020

Here’s a special beatbox edition of The Mastermind Street Jam that features tracks from . . . Biz Markie, DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince ft Ready C, BDP, Skinny Boys, Fat Boys, Stestasonic, and more! Also new music by Busta Rhymes, [Keep Reading]

Capone N Dillinger on WIB Rap Radio

August 28, 2020

Capone N Dillinger is a brand new group consisting of two veterans in the hip-hop game. It’s interesting to see this collaboration since CNN and Tha Dogg Pound had a beef on wax back in the 1990s. We had some technical difficulties but still [Keep Reading]

The Best TV Shows of All-Time

August 27, 2020

My list of favourite T.V. shows hasn’t changed much since I first wrote it over ten years ago. I started out with a Top 5 List but had to revise it when a new show won me over. Well, it has happened again. This show just narrowly missed [Keep Reading]

M’Chigeeng Trail

August 26, 2020

The M’Chigeeng Hiking Trail is located on First Nations’ land on Manitoulin Island. The trail starts off rather rocky and runs uphill for quite some time. The run was worth it just for this beautiful rocky terrain. But it gets even nicer [Keep Reading]

Mastermind Street Jam – Tape 26 (Nov ’95)

August 24, 2020

A live hip-hop mixshow on commercial radio that played real hip-hop? In the 1990s? From Canada? If you don’t know, now you know! This show broke new records and helped me grow my cassette and CD collection. DJ Mastermind spun some of the best [Keep Reading]

Who is Biggie Smalls? (WIB Rap Radio Exclusive)

August 21, 2020

Quick question – Do you know who Biggie Smalls is? Have you heard any of his music? I doubt you have. I hadn’t prior to beginning research on the last edition of Know Your History, where I looked at rappers that had the same name as other [Keep Reading]

Bridal Veil Falls

August 20, 2020

Bridal Veil Falls is located in a small village on Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada. I spent some time on the island last week and wanted to find a few interesting places to run. This definitely fit the bill. Here you can see the Kagawong River [Keep Reading]

A Fake Sense of Urgency

August 19, 2020

We are constantly bombarded with information. We get text messages, social media alerts, and emails that we feel need to be attended to. It’s hard to ignore a ringing phone or beeping alert. Our devices can seem to hold us prisoner. We are at [Keep Reading]

Mastermind Street Jam (Tape 25)

August 17, 2020

The Mastermind Street Jam was broadcast every week on Energy 108 (107.9fm) and it served the Hamilton and Toronto, ON. Canada area and beyond. Here’s an episode that I taped off the radio back in 1995. It features classic hip-hop jams that [Keep Reading]

Why do So Many Rappers Have the Same Name?

August 14, 2020

Know Your History is a documentary series that gets in-depth about hip-hip history and culture. Hosted by Chase March, this program has been a regular segment on DOPEfm and Word is Bond Rap Radio for over ten years. In this edition of the show, we [Keep Reading]
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