hip-hop

Mastermind Street Jam – April 1, 1995

May 25, 2020

Mastermind Street Jam was appointment radio in the mid 1990s. Here’s the 13th tape from my collection. It featured an interview with Naughty by Nature. I chopped the interview a bit, unfortunately. I wish I had kept it for historical purposes. [Keep Reading]

Spinning Back with DJ Realistic

May 22, 2020

DJ Realistic is someone that I have looked up to for a really long time. You might remember him from the radio show he launched with Eklipz on 93.3 CFMU out of Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Live N Direct was required listening every week. Teh show [Keep Reading]

Mastermind Street Jam – Tape 12

May 18, 2020

It’s time for another edition of Mastermind Mondays. Here is Tape 12 from my extensive collection of The Mastermind Street Jam that aired on Energy 108 in the 1990s. Press play and get transported back in time to hear some classic tracks mixed [Keep Reading]

Word is Bond Rap Radio . . . At Home

May 15, 2020

Yeah, we’re still stuck at home. But we’re trying to make the best of it. We’re even making sure our children still get an education with the schools being closed. DJs are continuing to entertain us with live mixsets and Word is [Keep Reading]

The Story Behind Walk This Way

May 13, 2020

Walk This Way: Run-DMC, Aerosmith, and the Song That Changed American Music Forever by Geoff Edgers Run-DMC’s third album changed the landscape of popular music. Their first two albums were overseen by super-producer Larry Smith. [Keep Reading]

Teaching at Home by Hip Hop HeadUcatorz

May 12, 2020

The Hip Hop HeadUcatorz are a group of Ontario Teachers who believe in the use of Hip Hop culture to inspire and engage students. The HeadUcatorz are made up of DJs, producers, emcees, and graffiti artists who are active educators across Southern [Keep Reading]

Mastermind Street Jam #11 – Feb 18, 1995

May 11, 2020

Mastermind starts off this edition of the Mastermind Street Jam with an “old to the new school” mixset where he plays older tracks from some artists you might not have heard when they started their rap careers. He plays a crew by the [Keep Reading]

RIP Stezo (WIB Rap Radio #414)

May 8, 2020

Rest in Peace, Stezo. I hate having to do two tribute shows back-to-back. This really sucks. But it’s not all tears; we got some great new music and some classic jams coming your way this week too. We even have a brand new Notorious B.I.G. [Keep Reading]

Mastermind Tape 10 – Best of 1994

May 4, 2020

I almost forgot that today was Monday. That’s why I am late with the tenth edition of Mastermind Mondays.  This show is a special best of 1994 edition of the Mastermind Street Jam that aired on the now defunct Energy 108, broadcasting out of [Keep Reading]

Rest in Peace, Fred the Godson

May 1, 2020

Fred the Godson passed away at the age of 41 after a fight with the Corona virus. It’s a shame that such a powerful voice in hip-hop has been silenced. His music will live on though. We had to kick off the show with a small tribute mix. Rest [Keep Reading]
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