hip-hop

Mastermind Street Jam – Tape 49 (Apr ’96)

January 25, 2021

I used to love recording the Mastermind Street Jam on cassette back in the day. It was like getting a free mixtape every week. I held on to the tapes all these years and have been digitizing a new one to share with you every Monday. Today, we should [Keep Reading]

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]

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]

A Tribute to Axel Rosa (WIBRapRadio)

December 29, 2020

The local hip-hop scene has suffered a great loss. Axel Rosa was more than just a music producer. He took a real interest in the young up-and-comers and did his best to nurture and develop the talent that he saw. He was at every hip-hop show in [Keep Reading]

Classic Hip-Hop Radio from 1996

December 28, 2020

I just finished digitizing tape 44 of my collection of The Mastermind Street Jam radio show. This one is from March 11, 1996 and features music by . . . CL Smooth, Cypress Hill, Das Efx, Dogg Pound, Geto Boys, Grand Puba, Group Home, GZA, Jamal, [Keep Reading]

A Word is Bond Christmas (2020)

December 22, 2020

Word is Bond Rap Radio is on Thursday nights at 11:00 pm on 94.9 fm Radio Western and runs for two hours. That means that this year’s holiday special starts on Christmas Eve and brings us right into Christmas morning. I wanted to share this [Keep Reading]

Mastermind Street Jam – Tape #43 (1996)

December 21, 2020

It’s time for another throwback edition of the Mastermind Street Jam. Every week, I digitize and share a cassette tape from my collection of this iconic hip-hop mixshow. We are now on Tape 43. This one features music by . . . Bahamadia, [Keep Reading]

You are Not Alone (WIB Rap Radio #446)

December 15, 2020

Danny Gable called in to the show Thursday to talk about You Are Not Alone Volume 3: A Mental Health Awareness Event. Unfortunately, by the time this show is podcasted you will have missed the event. Don’t worry though, there will be a fourth [Keep Reading]
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