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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Tape 52 – Mastermind Street Jam

Here’s tape 52 of my collection of the Mastermind Street Jam. I have been having fun digitizing these tapes. I share a new on every Monday and we’re not even halfway through my collection yet. This one originally aired on…

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Classic Hip-Hop Radio from 1996 – Mastermind Street Jam

Part 2, the Tuesday night edition of Mastermind Street Jam was originally broadcast on April 9, 1996 on Energy 108 (107.9 fm) in Canada. I cut most of the talking out of this one. But that’s because I liked rocking…

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RIP Double K, plus an Omen44 Interview (WIBRapRadio)

The hip-hop world is mourning the loss of Double K from the rap group People Under the Stairs. We had to kick off the show with an hour’s worth of his incredible music. Double K was a producer, emcee, and DJ…

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Paying Respects to Hip-Hop Icons (WIBRapRadio)

Last week, we lost a pioneer of hip-hop who helped shape the sound of early rap recordings. Duke Bootee redefined the way songs were written when he penned “The Message.” I had to kick off the show with a small…

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Mastermind Street Jam – Tape 49 (Apr ’96)

I used to love recording the Mastermind Street Jam on cassette back in the day. It was like getting a free mixtape every week. I held on to the tapes all these years and have been digitizing a new one…

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100% Statik on the Radio

This week we welcome the one and only Statik Selektah to the program. It was an honour to chop it up with him on the airwaves. Since Covid-19 restrictions are keeping me away from physically being at the radio station,…

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