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Chopping it Up with Justo the MC & maticulous

June 19, 2020

We can cure racism. So says, Napoleon Wells in a great Ted Talk. You can see the whole thing on YouTube or listen to the first half hour of this show to hear some of his main points mixed with some great hip-hop. I’m a DJ and like to speak [Keep Reading]

Let’s Make a Change (for the better)

June 16, 2020

Today, the Canadian government announced that they will be extending the Canada Emergency Response Benefit for an additional 8 weeks. Over 8.4 million Canadians signed up for the program so far. I wanted to share an excerpt from Calvin’s [Keep Reading]

Mastermind Street Jam #16

June 15, 2020

This episode of the Mastermind Street Jam is from August 26, 1995 and features an interview with independent hip-hop group Cipher. It was originally broadcast on Energy 108 and was digitized from a cassette tape in my collection. I love hip-hop [Keep Reading]

WIB Rap Radio – Erase Racism

June 12, 2020

Sesame Street held a townhall for families to help teach kids about what is going on in the world right now. It was pretty powerful stuff for a kids television show. I had to start off this week’s edition of Word is Bond Rap Radio with a clip [Keep Reading]

Advanced Flow & Delivery for MCs

June 11, 2020

How to Rap 2: Advanced Flow and Delivery Techniques by Paul Edwards This isn’t a manual on how to rap. I don’t think a book can really teach you how to craft great hip-hop songs. But studying the work of talented emcees is definitely a [Keep Reading]

Mastermind Street Jam – Jan 28, ’95

June 8, 2020

I’m not sure how I numbered these tapes wrong. Last week, I shared Tape 14 of my Mastermind Street Jam collection. That one was from April, but Tape 15 is from January? I’m confused. Sorry for not getting these all in chronological [Keep Reading]

Exclusive Interview with Jamo Gang

June 5, 2020

I had a blast on the radio this week with hip-hop supergroup, Jamo Gang. Ras Kass wasn’t able to join us, unfortunately, but J57 and El Gant kept us entertained with some great stories and incredible music. We prerecorded this interview and [Keep Reading]

Chase It Back One Year

June 4, 2020

Let’s go chase it back one year in a little segment I call Chasing Content. You know how it works! Browse the posts and click the links! Read all of the posts from last June or just these gems. Pantsing is the Best Way to Write  Outlines [Keep Reading]

Add It Up – A Hip-Hop Salute to Math

June 2, 2020

The Hip Hop HeadUcatorz have teamed up with Manitoba teacher and emcee Mr. Will Penner to talk about the importance of having a solid foundation in math in our daily lives. Check out the lyric video to “Add it Up.” We had a blast [Keep Reading]

WIB Rap Radio #418 – Stand Up

June 1, 2020

We start off this edition of Word is Bond Rap Radio with a track from Heavy D called “A Better Land” because I think we can make a better land. We are on a precipice right now and we need to do something. That’s why I’ve [Keep Reading]
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