December 2021

  • Oh Brother, Skip This One

    This book received a lot of attention when it came out but I don’t get the hype. I say, skip it and find a better read with the same themes.

  • Hip Hop HeadUcatorz Spread Some Christmas Cheer

    In the tradition of Chirstmas Rappin by Kurtis Blow, Christmas in Hollis by Run-DMC and all the great Hip Hop holidays tunes that have followed, we wanted to spread some Christmas Cheer this season. You can download or stream the song for free from Bandcamp. Christmas Cheer by Hip Hop HeadUcatorz Lyrics Tigz Trimming tree […]

  • DJ Abilities on Word is Bond Rap Radio

    DJ Abilities has been putting it down for years in the underground Hip Hop scene. He is one half of the legendary group Eyedea and Abilities. He is a talented turntablist with some DMC championships under his belt. And he just released his debut album. I talk to him about that and a lot more in this week’s show.

  • Axel Rosa Memorial Show – TONIGHT!

    Axel Rosa was one of the biggest supporters of the local Hip Hop scene. He produced music, gave many artists their start, put on live shows and events, and was always in the front row cheering everyone on. It’s been a year since we lost him and his absence is still felt. Let’s gather tonight […]

  • Sesame Street Changed The World

    Sunny Days: The Children’s Television Revolution That Changed America by David Kamp High quality television is something that I take for granted. How could I not? I grew up with programs that entertained and educated. My children have been able to watch some great shows while learning all sorts of useful things. Television wasn’t always such […]

  • DJ Nu-Mark Takes Over Word is Bond Rap Radio

    I had the chance to sit down with the legendary DJ Nu-Mark last week and we had an incredible discussion about his career, DJing, production, sampling, and more. I kicked off the show with a music mix of his tunes and Jurassic 5 classics and then closed it off with a mix he did that will have you nodding your head. You won’t want to miss this one.

  • Mastermind Street Jam – Tape 100

    Here it is Tape 100 of my collection of Mastermind Street Jam episodes. This was taped live off the radio on October 7, 1997 from Energy 108. I post a new tape every week but this will be the last one for this year. See you in January with Tape 101!

  • Make Your Future BIGGER Than Your Past

    The Laws of Lifetime Growth: Always Make Your Future Bigger Than Your Past by Dan Sullivan and Catherine Nomura The key to making your future bigger than your past is to focus on the learning opportunities that are all around you. That might mean picking up a book from a used book store, like I […]

  • Word is Bond Rap Radio – Episode 495: Being This Nice

    Nothing but music this week as we kick off Episode 495 of Word is Bond Rap Radio. We have big things planned for the 500th episode with a live concert, trivia, and more. I will be blogging about it soon here. In the meantime, check out the Facebook event page. Chase March – Word is […]

  • Mastermind Street Jam – Tape 99 (Oct 1, 1996)

    Tape 99 of my collection of Mastermind Street Jam episodes has been freshly digitized for you to enjoy! This one was recorded live from the radio on October 1st, 1996 and features music by 2Pac, Akinyele, Artifacts, A Tribe Called Quest, Bahamadia, Beatnuts, Busta Rhymes, Choclair, De La Soul, Group Therapy, Junior Mafia, Krs-One, Large […]