April 2021

Forest City London Music Awards

April 15, 2021

The Forest City London Music Awards have published the list of nominees for the 2021 Gala that takes place at the end of Forest City London Music Week, June 6 -13, 2021. The list is very impressive this year and features some of the city’s [Keep Reading]

Rest in Peace DMX + Son of Tony Interview

April 13, 2021

The hip-hop community is mourning the loss of DMX this week. He had a unique voice and was able to channel his pain through the music. It spoke to a lot of people. We pay him tribute tonight with the opening set of music. After that, we have an [Keep Reading]

Raekwon on Mastermind Street Jam (May ’96)

April 12, 2021

Raekwon of the Wu-Tang Clan stopped by the Mastermind Street Jam on May 20, 1996. Here’s some hip-hop history for you. Live radio mixed by DJ Mastermind on Energy 108. Download this episode (for a limited time) or stream it with the player [Keep Reading]

Jay-Z Gets the Scholarly Treatment

April 9, 2021

JAY-Z: Made in America by Michael Eric Dyson I haven’t followed Jay-Z his whole career. I bought his first two albums on CD but then lost interest as he seemed to move in a more commercial direction. But I came back around with his Black Album [Keep Reading]

Word is Bond – Deeply Rooted

April 6, 2021

Milkcrate is a production team out of Toronto that have been making some incredible music for several years now. One of their members, Kenderman, suffered a huge loss recently. Not only did he lose all of his music gear in a fire, but his family has [Keep Reading]

Mastermind Street Jam – Tape 60 (May 14, 1996)

April 5, 2021

Tape 60 of my collection of Mastermind Street Jam show. I titled this one Dainja! It originally aired on March 14, 1996 on Energy 108 in Canada. DJ Mastermind threw down some great hip-hop jams every week. This was no exception. Press play and enjoy [Keep Reading]