• Citizen Kane’s Rap Documentary (Before Rap Docs were Cool)

    J-Spade of Citizen Kane posted this on Facebook a few weeks ago. “I’m saying this for y’all to hear…LOUD AND CLEAR! Stop trying to write me out of Canadian Hip Hop History! You know who you are. I see all you old artist and industry cats that never had the impact back then trying to […]

  • DJ Slam Guest Mix and Animal Farm Interview

    This week on Word is Bond Rap Radio we have a guest mixset from DJ Slam. If you like what you hear from him, check out 6 Degrees Radio on CIUT 89.5FM in Toronto Mondays at 10pm ET. We then travel back in time to 2009 to hear an interview I did with Animal Farm. You […]

  • 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 a classic mixset from the one and only DJ Killa Jewel and follow that up […]

  • 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 to host this edition of the show, as he does every year. He brought along […]

  • 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 & Damu the Fudgemunk – Wingz of Hip-Hop Pearl Harba ft Termanology – Blaze One […]

  • 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 is a member of Black Soprano Family and they have been putting in work. I […]

  • 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 Energy 108 back on April 15, 1996 and features music by Bahamadia, Boogiemonsters De La […]

  • 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 with these shows like they were mixtapes. I would bump then over and over again […]

  • 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 of one the finest groups to ever put it down. The group released their final […]

  • 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 tribute to him. You will hear songs he’s produced, tracks he’s played and rapped on, […]