April 2022

  • Jeopardy! – A Definitive History

    Answers in the Form of Questions: A Definitive History and Insider’s Guide to Jeopardy! by Claire McNear Jeopardy! is one of the greatest television shows of all-time. Combined with Wheel of Fortune, we get an hour of television every day that challenges us, and allows us to play along at home. When Alex Trebek came out with […]

  • O’Mega Red Making Boss Moves (WIB #516)

    O’Mega Red calls in to the program to talk about his new music, how learning to play an instrument when he was 8 years old has informed the music he does now, and how you can make your own Boss Moves.  We start off the show with a great mix featuring new music from The […]

  • Stephen King Reaching New Heights

    Elevation by Stephen King I haven’t read a book from Stephen King in a while and had a craving. Readers can have those right? This one jumped out at me because it was only three hours long. Stephen King even narrated the audio book. I love when authors read their own work. The story revolves […]

  • Lyrics Born is a Mobile Homie (WIB Rap Radio #515)

    Lyrics Born has been steadily dropping great records since the 1990s. His latest project was a product of the global pandemic and we get into how it happened and why it will only just be the start of a new series.  We also discussed the lack of Asian representation in Hollywood, which got me thinking […]

  • Learn to Podcast from the Pros at NPR

    NPR’s Podcast Start Up Guide: Create, Launch, and Grow a Podcast on Any Budget by Glen Weldon I had no reason to pick this book up. I’ve been podcasting my radio show for for over ten years now. But I wanted to see what advice the experts at NPR had and whether or not I […]

  • J. Rawls on Word is Bond Rap Radio

    This week we have friend of the program, J Rawls, joining us once again. It is always a pleasure having him on the program. Make sure you go cop his instrumental album #jazzhop. Chase March & Strange Breed – Word is BondJ Rawls ft Oddisee, Nottz Raw, & Blueprint – Best Producer on the MicJ […]

  • Head of the Class – Deluxe (Album + Teacher Resource Book)

    For many of our students Hip Hop is a way of life. That is why we combined our love of teaching and rap music to craft an album and resource pack that we can use in our classrooms. “Head of the Class: The Deluxe EDition” features the original 11 song album, an exclusive bonus track, […]

  • Did Hip Hop Raise You Too?

    Hip Hop Raised Me by DJ Semtex This is a beautiful book that celebrates the history of Hip Hop music and culture. It’s heavy. Literally. It’s bigger than some of the textbooks I had to cart around back in my school days. I know that Hip Hop raised me. It helped me to understand a […]

  • Word is Bond Rap Radio #513 – Everybody Love

    Episode 513 of Word is Bond Rap Radio features a special tribute to Taylor Hawkins, the drummer of Foo Fighters who passed away last week. I also touch on the Oscars controversy and spin lots of great music. Chase March & Unlearn – Word is Bond Jay Love ft Swigga – Pedigree Wolfman Jeckyll – […]

  • Mastermind Street Jam – My Complete Collection

    Mastermind Street Jam was a radio show on Energy 108 (107.9fm) that served the Hamilton, Burlington, and Toronto areas in the mid to late 1990s. This hip-hop mixshow was required listening. It was unique because it was on commercial radio. Originally on Saturdays from 5:00 to 7:00 pm, it moved to Monday and Tuesday nights from Midnight to […]