hip-hop

Celebrate Hip-Hop’s Birthday with Word Up!

August 13, 2019

August 11th, 1973 is recognized as the first hip-hop event. Last year, we celebrated hip-hop’s birthday with the first ever Word Up spectacular. Well, this weekend we did it again. I did a special on breakdancing and talked to Midus to debunk [Keep Reading]

WIB Rap Radio #378 – High Voltage

August 11, 2019

Word is Bond Rap Radio comes at you lie every Tuesday night from 10:00 p.m. to 12:00 midnight EST on 94.9 fm Radio Western. We broadcast out of the heart of Western University in London, Ontario, Canada and always bring you high voltage content. [Keep Reading]

Show and Prove Your Hip-Hop Knowledge

August 8, 2019

This Saturday, we are celebrating hip-hop’s birthday with 24 hours of programming on Radio Western. It’s our second annual Word Up! spectacular and I wanted to do something special for it. It’s something I’ve wanted to do for [Keep Reading]

London Hip-Hop History Shines on WIB Rap Radio

August 4, 2019

London, Ontario, Canada is known as the Forest City and it has a rich history of hip-hop. Alex Kuchma is writing a book on Canadian hip-hop history and will have an entire chapter dedicated to the scene. He was on CBC radio talking about it this [Keep Reading]

WIB Rap Radio – Courage for Freedom

July 29, 2019

Axel Rosa and OhKG stopped by the show last week to talk about the fundraising concert they are part of. Courage for Freedom is dedicated to raising awareness of human trafficking and sexual exploitation while helping victims and their families. [Keep Reading]

Breaking the Silence Fundraiser

July 26, 2019

Human slavery is the fastest growing organized crime in the world. It is a billion-dollar industry that is often hidden in plain sight and no community is immune to its existence. Our humanity and social fabric is at risk when girls are not safe. [Keep Reading]

Step Up to the Decks at Grooves

July 24, 2019

Grooves Records in downtown London, ON is hosting a special event on Saturday. DJ MediaFrenzy will have turnrables set up and there will be a P.A. All you have to do is bring your records (vinyl only – no Serato) , cartridges, and headphones. [Keep Reading]

DJ Tictactic on WIB Rap Radio

July 21, 2019

DJ Tictactic takes over the Word is Bond Rap Radio airwaves this week and provides us with a great mix of underground hip-hop and boom-bap. Catch him every week on his own program Hip-Hop Tictactics as well. Fat Joe – Oh My God Remix MC Shan [Keep Reading]

Why Teachers Should Embrace Youth Culture Power

July 19, 2019

Youth Culture Power: A #HipHopEd Guide to Building Teacher-Student Relationships and Increasing Student Engagement by Jason D Rawls and John Robinson Teachers are using hip-hop in innovative ways in the classroom to not only connect with their [Keep Reading]

Double Up with WIB Rap Radio

July 15, 2019

Double Up with some great hip-hop for two hours. Featuring a few artists twice along the way. This was a fun show to do, but live college radio always is! Rel McCoy ft Grimace Love – The Moment Ras Kass ft Styles P & Lil Fame – Guns [Keep Reading]
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