Before Eminem . . .

February 13, 2019

Hip Hop Matters: Politics, Pop Culture, and the Struggle for the Soul of a Movement by S. Craig Watkins Sometimes, I read a hip-hop book and don’t learn anything new. That was not the case with this book. Watkins has some great stories to tell [Keep Reading]

WIBRapRadio #350 – Don’t Lie to Me

February 11, 2019

This week’s title track comes from Nieve and SoulChef off their album Sunflower In The Sunlight. It’s a feel-good vibe that matches the tone of live show perfectly. I had a lot of fun spinning this week’s show. I hope you enjoyed [Keep Reading]

Young Stitch at Jux Cain’s B-Day Bash

February 8, 2019

Beat Drum Media presents, The BET Freestyle Friday – World champion, Young Stitch live in London, Ontario. It’s Jux Cain’s Birthday Bash party, hosted by IHeart Radio Personalities, Jux ‘N Juke. With opening acts Diztrikt [Keep Reading]

Hip-Hop Cannot Die

February 7, 2019

Is Hip-Hop Dead? by Mickey Hess This was an interesting read and I learned a few things including . . . Why rappers have such strange names?  “Hip-hop naming grows out of larger traditions. The choosing of rap names reflects the on-air names [Keep Reading]

Traffimatics Live on Word is Bond

February 4, 2019

Friend of the program, Traffimatics, stopped by to kick some freestyles off the top of the dome, talk about what’s coming up music wise, and just hang out. This is Episode 350 of Word is Bond Rap Radio. Remember that you can hear the show live [Keep Reading]

Request The MIX(ed)TAPE 2!

February 3, 2019

This is really exciting! The MIX(ed)TAPE 2 is charting across the country. We are currently #8 in the National Hip-Hop Chart. That is huge! The album is in the Number 2 spot in Edmonton for CJSR and in the 9th position in Geulph for CFRU. We sent [Keep Reading]

Music for Mental Health Concert

February 1, 2019

Mental health should be a concern for us all. For many of us, it is not something we ever have to think about. For others, it affects them every single day in ways that are difficult to cope with. There are big gaps in the mental health [Keep Reading]

D-sisive Opens Up About Mental Health

January 31, 2019

I have been a big fan of D-sisive since I first saw him perform in the 1990s. He’s had quite the journey of the years, but I didn’t even know the half of it. He shared this video on his social media accounts and it is quite powerful. [Keep Reading]

NEW MUSIC – Gizmo’s Lullaby

January 30, 2019

My new song, “Gizmo’s Lullaby” is now available wherever you get your music. I wrote it to celebrate the birth of my son. My wife and I didn’t find out the gender during the pregnancy so we didn’t know whether we were [Keep Reading]

WIB Rap Radio – Welcome Gizmo!

January 28, 2019

Big news to start off the show this week. Plus, local emcee, Stewie calls in to talk about his upcoming Mental Health Fundraiser, new music in the works, and the premiere of his Say No to Normal Radio Show. Stream the show with the player below or [Keep Reading]
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