Chase March

Hip-Hop

Celebrating Hip-Hop

I love hip-hop music and culture and will continue to champion and celebrate it with book reviews, podcasts, articles, upcoming events, and more.

RIP Black Rob + Jeff Chang Interview (WIB Rap Radio)

Two tribute shows in two weeks. Damn, this is crazy! Rest in Peace, Black Rob. Your music spoke to a lot of people and you will truly be missed. I thought he was making a bit of a comeback. He appeared recently on projects by Diamond D and Cormega. You will hear those tonight, along […]

Rest in Peace DMX + Son of Tony Interview

The hip-hop community is mourning the loss of DMX this week. He had a unique voice and was able to channel his pain through the music. It spoke to a lot of people. We pay him tribute tonight with the opening set of music. After that, we have an exclusive interview with Buffalo emcee, Son […]

Jay-Z Gets the Scholarly Treatment

JAY-Z: Made in America by Michael Eric Dyson I haven’t followed Jay-Z his whole career. I bought his first two albums on CD but then lost interest as he seemed to move in a more commercial direction. But I came back around with his Black Album and now have several of his discs. Interestingly, that […]

Citizen Kane’s Rap Documentary (Before Rap Docs were Cool)

J-Spade of Citizen Kane posted this on Facebook a few weeks ago. “I’m saying this for y’all to hear…LOUD AND CLEAR! Stop trying to write me out of Canadian Hip Hop History! You know who you are. I see all you old artist and industry cats that never had the impact back then trying to […]

DJ Slam Guest Mix and Animal Farm Interview

This week on Word is Bond Rap Radio we have a guest mixset from DJ Slam. If you like what you hear from him, check out 6 Degrees Radio on CIUT 89.5FM in Toronto Mondays at 10pm ET. We then travel back in time to 2009 to hear an interview I did with Animal Farm. You […]

DJ Killa Jewel & Women in Hip-Hop 1989

We are continuing our celebration of International Women’s Day on Word is Bond Rap Radio by shining a spotlight on hip-hop’s better half. This is Part 3 of our 11th annual Women in Hip-Hop Spectacular. We kick things off with a classic mixset from the one and only DJ Killa Jewel and follow that up […]

Word is Bond’s All Black Everything Special

Welcome to a special edition of Word is Bond Rap Radio. This episode kicked off the annual All Black Everything event on 94.9 fm Radio Western that featured 25 hours of programming to celebrate Black History Month. King Cruff came through to host this edition of the show, as he does every year. He brought along […]

Word is Bond #456 – Where Ya At?

No guest this week, just straight music. This is episode 456 of Word is Bond Rap Radio, recorded from my basement bunker. Press play and enjoy the show! Chase March & Unlearn – Word is Bond Theme Khan – Halfway Rakim & Damu the Fudgemunk – Wingz of Hip-Hop Pearl Harba ft Termanology – Blaze One […]

Rick Hyde Exclusive on Word is Bond Rap Radio

Rick Hyde is the special guest for this edition of Word is Bond Rap Radio. He is an emcee and producer from Buffalo, New York who has been making a lot of noise lately. Along with Benny the Butcher, he is a member of Black Soprano Family and they have been putting in work. I […]

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