Word is Bond Rap Radio

If you would like to submit music to be played on the show, please email 320 kbps MP3 or wav files to wibrapradio@bell.net. You can also send Tidal links (no other streaming services are accepted). Send full albums, EPs, or single tracks. Please keep in mind the type of music we play. Do not send trap music or anything with heavy auto-tune use. Thank you.

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The Come Up Story of Es (WIB #549)

The title track of this week’s edition of Word is Bond Rap Radio comes from an artist who has been getting a lot of attention lately. He’s been putting it down for years and has been featured on our show…

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Drop the Needle (Play De Record) Interview

Daddy J of DOPEfm went to the premiere of Drop the Needle in Toronto and interviewed the director of the film. It’s a documentary about the iconic record store, Play De Record. I haven’t had the chance to see the…

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Word Is Bond – Kish Throwback (Mastermind Street Jam)

Mastermind Street Jam was a great Golden Era hip-hop mixshow on Energy 108 (107.9 fm CINJ) that people from Hamilton to Toronto enjoyed back in the day. I taped it religiously and I still have most of them. Today, I…

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RIP Tame One – RIP Hurricane G (A Word is Bond Tribute Show)

Hip Hop mourns once again. Just a few days ago, we lost Tame One of the legendary Artifacts. They made two classic albums in the 1990s and then worked on solo projects before reuniting and dropping a new album a…

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Yasad One and NuriYAH (Word is Bond 545)

Yasad One and NuriYAH One are a husband and wife team who craft some incredible music. Their latest project is named for their son who is “getting victory over Autism.”  I start of this show with some great new music…

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Measures & Moments (WIBRapRadio #544)

The title track from this episode comes from local emcee and artist TempoMental. He drops a project every year for his birthday and this year he brought us a second volume is his Jacked Off YouTube series. Near the end…

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Piano Riffs in Hip Hop (Word is Bond #543)

Charles Cornell has an amazing YouTube channel where he breaks down the musical elements of different songs. He often plays along on the piano as he listens to a song and tries to figure out what makes it work. His…

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Femme Deadly Venoms (Word is Bond Episode 542)

This week’s show features an interview with Femme Deadly Venoms. I only just discovered them this year, but they’ve been making music together for 10 years now. They use live instrumentation on the new album, cover some pretty heavy topics,…

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Hip Hop Since Day 1 – WIBRapRadio #541 (Ticket Giveaway)

It feels as though I have been Hip Hop Since Day 1. I can’t remember it ever not being a major part of my life. I was born around the time it was as well. Maybe that is one of…

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Supreme Cerebral on Word is Bond (Episode 539)

I start off the show this week with a mixset of Supreme Cerebral songs and features. Then, I get him on the phone line for an in-depth interview. We talk about the 3 projects he has already dropped this year…

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