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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Happy Fool Dayz from Hip Hop HeadUcatorz

Happy Fool Dayz! This song is special as it showcases Wizekrak on production. The guest feature from Lefspek also marks our first time collaborating with an MC outside of the educational realm. The playful song contains verses by Wizekrak and Jon Corbin and DJ cuts by Chase…

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Teach Like Your Hair Is On Fire!

Teach Like Your Hair’s On Fire: The Methods and Madness Inside Room 56 by Rafe Esquith This book is inspiring and reminds me why I love teaching. I took so many notes that I won’t be able to share them…

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My Reading Log of 2022

This will be my eleventh year of keeping a detailed reading log and I have to tell you, it is a lot of work. Not only do I read on average a book a week, I also take notes on…

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