February 2023

  • Chadio is Back on Word is Bond

    Chadio is back on the program to discuss his latest project. He talks about his writing process and how writing can actually be an escape. He has been rapping since the late 1990s and released some amazing projects in various groups and solo projects. His latest album is entitled “Cousin of Lucy” is out now. […]

  • My Pick for Juno Rap Single of the Year

    The Juno Awards are coming up and instead of complaining about the list of nominees this year, I thought I would go through the categories that interest me in detail and make my own decisions about each list. I’ve already covered the Children’s Album of the Year and Rap Album of the Year categories. Now, […]

  • The Math Album by Hip Hop Headucatorz (Music + Resources)

    What Math Has For You is the introductory track to The Math Album, a project that Hip Hop Headucatorz have created for teachers to use in their classroom. Not only are there seven songs based on the four operations in mathematics, but there are ready-to-use resources for your classroom, too. First off, there are lyric videos that help illustrate […]

  • My Pick for Juno Rap Album of the Year

    At first glance, I was not impressed with the nominees for this year’s Juno Awards. But I thought I would do something different this year. Instead of complaining, I decided to listen to every selection in the categories that interested me. I already wrote about children’s album nominees and how I was pleasantly surprised by […]

  • RIP Trugoy the Dove (of De La Soul) – A Word is Bond Tribute

    This sucks. Trugoy the Dove aka Dave from the iconic group De La Soul has passed away. Gone way too soon.  It’s crazy too because the group recently got the rights to their master recordings back. They were on the eve of dropping their entire catalogue on all digital platforms. They have CDs, cassettes, and […]

  • My Pick for the 2023 Juno Children’s Album

    The nominees for The 52nd Annual JUNO Awards are out and I thought I would do something different this year. Instead of immediately forming an opinion on who I think should win, I decided to do a little research and listen to all of the albums in the categories that interested me. I started out with the Children’s […]

  • Word is Bond with Special Guests Rawlsmatic – J.Rawls & DJ Rhettmatic

    This week we have a brand-new super-group on the show, Rawlsmatic.  It consists of rapper / producer / and deejay, J. Rawls and legendary DJ / producer DJ Rhettmatic. It was amazing being able to talk to one of the founding members of Beat Junkies and it’s always a pleasure talking with J. Rawls.  I […]