It’s time for another edition of Chasing Content, that monthly feature that has us looking back at what was happening here last year at this time.
or just these highlights
We had a lot of fun on the radio celebrating the 300th Episode of Word is Bond Rap Radio. DJ Hullewud kicked it all of with a special intro and a mixset perfectly tailored to the celebration. Brewza and Solyd Roy performed songs and freestyles, and I even jumped in on the cypher. Daddy J of DOPEfm was also in the house. We even played some trivia live in the studio and had a bunch of callers on the line playing along. [Keep Reading]
I have been having a lot of fun incorporating the Winter Olympics into my English ESL classes. Part of the curriculum deals with Canadian culture and this seemed like a great opportunity to explore different areas of the country. [Keep Reading]
There is something beautiful about a record collection. Dust & Grooves: Adventures in Record Collecting by Eilon Paz is a great book that highlights the practice with amazing photographs. Every picture has a quotation that gives us an inside glimpse into the collection itself and the mind of the DJ, music lover, radio host, or musician. It’s vinyl porn with a purpose. [Keep Reading]
Will Smith is an actor and musician who made some pretty inspiring videos last year. I used a few of them as writing prompts in the classroom. This was the first one I tried and it was quite the success. [Keep Reading]
I do this at the start of every month to relive the best posts from the year before. These trips down memory lane are always fun. Thanks for being for being on the journey with me.