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Mastermind Street Jam

Mastermind Street Jam

Mastermind Street Jam was a radio show on Energy 108 (107.9fm) that served the Hamilton, Burlington, and Toronto areas in the mid to late 1990s.

I taped the shows on cassette religiously for years and wanted to share my collection with you. I have over 100 tapes from 1994 through 1997. I plan to release a new episode weekly here for as long as I can.

Mastermind Street Jam – Tape 65 (June 3, 1996)

Tape 65 of my collection of Mastermind Street Jam episodes features music by . . . A Tribe Called Quest, Blahzay Blahzay, Choclair, Common Sense, Erick Sermon, Heather B, Heltah Skeltah, Keith Murray, Kool Fashion, Nas, Redman, Saukrates, Smooth Da Hustler, and more! This show aired on Energy 108 (107.9 fm) on June 3, 1996. […]

Hip Hop Bandits (Mastermind Street Jam # 64)

The Mastermind Street Jam was an incredible radio show that aired in the 1990s on Energy 108. It was pretty much required listening as he hipped us to a lot of great records. This episode features music by De La Soul, Fugees, Heather B, House of Pain, MC Eiht, Mic Geronimo, Mobb Deep, O.C., Royal […]

Hit ‘Em Up, Mastermind!

This was the first time most of us ever heard 2Pac’s “Hit ‘Em Up” and many of us didn’t have our tape decks rolling at the time. Fortunately, I did. The radio station received complaints after this episode aired, but that didn’t stop Mastermind from playing it again. Wait till you hear the next tape […]

Mastermind Street Jam – Tape 62

Here’s Tape 62 of my collection of Mastermind Street Jam episodes. This one was broadcast on Energy 108 back on May 21, 1996. Even though the show started at midnight on a school night, you had to stay up late enough to hit record so you could have some great hip-hop to spin the next […]

Raekwon on Mastermind Street Jam (May ’96)

Raekwon of the Wu-Tang Clan stopped by the Mastermind Street Jam on May 20, 1996. Here’s some hip-hop history for you. Live radio mixed by DJ Mastermind on Energy 108. Download this episode (for a limited time) or stream it with the player above. Did you miss any of the past episodes of¬†Mastermind Street Jam? […]

Mastermind Street Jam – Tape 60 (May 14, 1996)

Tape 60 of my collection of Mastermind Street Jam show. I titled this one Dainja! It originally aired on March 14, 1996 on Energy 108 in Canada. DJ Mastermind threw down some great hip-hop jams every week. This was no exception. Press play and enjoy the show! WARNING – Explicit Lyrics and Mature Content Download […]

Mastermind Street Jam – Tape 59

Mastermind held down the show solo for a few episodes while Big Matt was on vacation, but he’s back for this episode of Mastermind Street Jam. Featuring new music (at the time) by 25 Ta Life, Akinyele, Artifacts, Busta Rhymes, Heather B, Kool G Rap, O.C. Real Live, Redman, Wu-Tang Clan, and more. Original Air […]

Mastermind Street Jam – Out for Dolo

Mastermind is out for dolo in this edition of Mastermind Street Jam. He held down the show by himself once again and blessed us with some brand new hip-hop This is just one tape from my vast collection. I share a new one here every week. Enjoy the trip down memory lane. Original Air Date […]

Mastermind Street Jam with DJ DRK

Last week, Russell Peters took over the helm of the Mastermind Street Jam and blessed us with a great hour of hip-hop mixed live on the radio. This week, DRK is commanding the ship and jumping on the 1s and 2s. Mastermind is still hosting the program, so don’t fret. And remember to come back […]

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