hip-hop

Live and Die-Rek on Word is Bond!

December 1, 2019

I have been spinning Die-Rek on the radio for close to ten years. It was well passed due that we got him on the program. We talk about his new album, his creative process, making beats, and much more. I didn’t even know all of the production [Keep Reading]

Mail from Tom Green

November 28, 2019

Back in 1991, I saw an amazing video on Much Music from a Canadian group called Organized Rhyme. I was immediately captivated by it and ran out to buy the album on cassette. The album was full of great sampled-based beats, cuts and scratches, and [Keep Reading]

It’s a SirReal World on Word is Bond

November 23, 2019

SirReal World came through the studio to talk about his new album, producing songs, and building a community of artists in the city. He also dropped some bars live. And of course, I spun some great tracks and took requests live. It was a fun show. [Keep Reading]

Questlove is on a Creative Quest

November 22, 2019

Creative Quest by Questlove Questlove is most famous for being the drummer of The Roots, but he is many more things. He is a DJ, a music connoisseur, an avid record collector, a music journalist, and a writer, among other things. His latest book [Keep Reading]

Underground DJ Battle (Thursday)

November 20, 2019

Thursday, come catch a DJ battle between Purgatory, Prmtve, and Lang. They are known for spinning EDM and Dubstep and will be going head-to-head-to-head to prove that they have the skills to rock a crowd. Come on out and help us decide who the best [Keep Reading]

Summer to Snow – Enjoy the Show

November 16, 2019

It’s crazy how quickly the seasons change. It went from unseasonable warm to the first snow storm of the season in just a few days. Summer to snow in the blink of an eye. I didn’t make it into the station Tuesday night because of the [Keep Reading]

Hip-Hop Was Always Inclusive

November 11, 2019

Hip-Hop was always an inclusive art form. From its humble beginnings in the Bronx to its expansion throughout the world though, it has moved away from its roots and forgotten this fundamental truth. Dart Adams breaks it down in his new book, The [Keep Reading]

Old School New School Need to Learn Though

November 8, 2019

Run-DMC is my favourite group of all time and literally my introduction to rap music and hip-hop culture. When I first heard them, I knew they were something new and special. They referred to their style as “all brand new, never-ever old [Keep Reading]
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