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100% Statik on the Radio

January 19, 2021

This week we welcome the one and only Statik Selektah to the program. It was an honour to chop it up with him on the airwaves. Since Covid-19 restrictions are keeping me away from physically being at the radio station, we prerecorded this interview. [Keep Reading]

Mastermind Street Jam (Fresh for ’96)

January 18, 2021

It’s a Mastermind Monday so it’s time to share a digitized cassette from collection of one of the best hip-hop mixshows ever, Mastermind Street Jam. Tape 47 features new music (at the time of airing) by . . . Busta Rhymes, Kish, Luniz, [Keep Reading]

Books are Pretty Things

January 13, 2021

Pretty Things by Janelle Brown This novel was heralded as one of the best of last year, and it was easy to see why. It grabbed me early on and kept me riveted to the pages. The story revolves around a woman who makes her living by paying close [Keep Reading]

Top 20 Albums of 2020 (WIB Rap Radio Special)

January 12, 2021

I started a tradition back in 2009 when I counted down my favourite albums of the year. Instead of making a Top 10 list, I counted down the Top 9 Albums of 2009. Every year since then, I have been adding one album to the list to keep up with the [Keep Reading]

Tessa and Scott – National Treasures!

January 8, 2021

Tessa & Scott: Our Journey from Childhood Dream to Gold by Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir with Steve Milton Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir are national treasures. Their list of statistical accomplishments is extraordinarily lengthy: they set the world [Keep Reading]

Free Children from Acting Upon Labels

January 7, 2021

Labels can be dangerous. Once a child has a label placed upon them, they often live up, or down, to, that expectation. As such, they play a role that can limit their growth and development. Fortunately, there are things we can do to free children [Keep Reading]

Life is Good with Lozen on WIB Rap Radio

January 5, 2021

Lozen has been releasing music for close to ten years now and has quite the story to tell through her music and this interview. It was a pleasure chopping it up with her on the radio. We had a lengthy discussion off-air too that I wish you could [Keep Reading]

All Request in ’96 (Mastermind Street Jam)

January 4, 2021

The Mastermind Street Jam did an all-request show back on March 18, 1996 featuring tracks from . . . AZ, GZA, Masta Ace, Method Man, Pete Rock & CL Smooth , Raekwon, Real Live, Souls of Mischief, Ultramagnetic MCs, Wu-Tang Clan, and more. I hope [Keep Reading]
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