hip-hop

Lyric Jones Closer Than She Appears

December 8, 2020

Lyric Jones is a singer, songwriter, emcee, drummer, and producer who has been making and releasing great music since 2012. Her brand new album, Closer Than They Appear, is available wherever you get your music. She called in to the radio show this [Keep Reading]

Mastermind Street Jam: NY,NY LA,LA

December 7, 2020

I used to love recording the Mastermind Street Jam back in the 90s. It was like getting a free mixtape every week. I would tune in to the now-defunct Energy 108 and record the show on cassette. This way I could enjoy it whenever I wanted. I still [Keep Reading]

All Women’s Voices Day 2020

December 5, 2020

Word is Bond Rap Radio has a special episode of the show tomorrow for All Women’s Voices Day on 94.9 fm Radio Western. Hosted by my wife, it features interview clips and great music from some amazing female emcees and DJs. Tune in at 1:30 pm [Keep Reading]

Word is Bond Pays Tribute to Alex Trebek

November 24, 2020

In this edition of Word is Bond Rap Radio we pay tribute to Alex Trebek and DJ Spinbad.  As you usual, we start off the show with music and feature a great set that DJ Spinbad did where he weaved 50 classic hip-hop tracks together. Kicking off the [Keep Reading]

Mastermind Street Jam – Back for More

November 23, 2020

Tape 39 of my collection of Mastermind Street Jam radio shows features three different episodes mashed onto one cassette. Once again, I apologize for the abridged nature of this one. If I knew I was preserving Canadian hip-hop mixshow history, I [Keep Reading]

Classified – I Love It (Chase March Flip)

November 19, 2020

Canadian hip-hop icon, Classified, is running a contest right now. The challenge is to take any beat from his new EP “Time” and create a verse over it, but it can only be thirty seconds long. I flipped “I Love It” that had [Keep Reading]

Hip Hop on Jeopardy (RIP Alex Trebek)

November 18, 2020

Know Your History is a radio documentary series that dives deep into hip-hop music and culture. In this episode of the show, we pay tribute to Alex Trebek, the longtime host of Jeopardy. You will be able to play along with clues, learn about the [Keep Reading]

Tiye Phoenix, In-Depth & Exclusive

November 17, 2020

Tiye Phoenix is an emcee and producer who has been featured on tracks by some the most notable hip-hop. She is part of the group Polyrhythm Addicts alongside DJ Spinna, Shabaam Sahdeeq and Mr. Complex. You have heard her on tracks with The [Keep Reading]

Double Dose of Mastermind Street Jam

November 16, 2020

I tried to squeeze both the Monday night and Tuesday night edition of the Mastermind Street Jam on one 90 minute cassette. As you can tell from the J-card, I hoped for no repeats. I couldn’t quite fit both shows on, but this gave me more music [Keep Reading]

Mastermind Street JAMuary

November 9, 2020

I titled this edition of The Mastermind Street Jam – Street Jamuary, get it? It is Tape 37 of my collection of this iconic Canadian hip-hop mixshow that was broadcast on Energy 108 (107.9 fm) This one features music by . . . Bahamadia, Blahzay [Keep Reading]
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