Mastermind Street Jam

The Mastermind Street Jam is an iconic radio program that aired from 1994-2001 on Energy 108. I recorded the program faithfully and digitized the tapes. There are over 100 episodes archived here.

  • Mastermind Street Jam – Interview (2020)

    It’s Mastermind Monday, the day I share with you old episodes of The Mastermind Street Jam that I recorded off the radio in the mid to late 1990s. Today, we are taking a slight detour from that to hear a brand new interview with the man himself. This was recorded for last week’s edition of my […]


  • Taking it Back with Mastermind on Word is Bond Rap Radio

    I have been digitizing my tapes of the Mastermind Street Jam that I recorded off the radio from 1994 to 1997 and sharing them every week for a couple of months now. People have really been enjoying the trip down memory lane. Let’s take it back even further with the man himself, Mastermind. We kick […]


  • Mastermind Street Jam – Tape 9 (Jan 1995)

    It’s the ninth edition of Mastermind Mondays.  This is where I share with you an episode of The Mastermind Street Jam that I taped off the radio so long ago. I’m glad I held onto these tapes. This is number 9 from a collection that is over 100 tapes deep. It features music by Black Moon, […]


  • Mastermind Street Jam – Tape 8 (Dec 1994)

    The Mastermind Street Jam is one of my favourite radio shows of all time. Let’s transport ourselves back to 1994 to relive these golden era hip-hop mixshow broadcasts or catch them for the first time. This is Tape 8 of my collection and was originally broadcast on December 3, 1994 from 5:00 – 7:00 pm. […]


  • Tripping Down Memory Lane – Mastermind Street Jam

    Remember the Mastermind Street Jam?  It was such an iconic radio show that broke new records, celebrated Canadian content, and helped us all discover some of our favourite golden era artists. I taped the show religiously on cassette and have managed to hold on to most of them. I thought it was about time to […]


  • Mastermind Street Jam – Tape 6 November 12, 1994

    This is the sixth tape from my collection of the Mastermind Street Jam. It’s nice to be able to relive this amazing golden era hip-hop mixshow and share it with all of you. This one features an interview with Black Sheep that I edited out unfortunately. I wish I’d kept it, but back then, I […]


  • Mastermind Street Jam #5 Nov 1994

    The Mastermind Street Jam was required listening back in the day. It was an underground hip-hop mixshow on commercial radio, which made it quite unique. The station catered to dance music the rest of the week, but for two hours, we had that raw, real, hip-hop, and it was heaven. This is Tape 4 from […]


  • Mastermind Street Jam #4 Oct 1994

    The Mastermind Street Jam was required listening back in the day. It was an underground hip-hop mixshow on commercial radio, which made it quite unique. The station catered to dance music the rest of the week, but for two hours, we had that raw, real, hip-hop, and it was heaven. This is Tape 4 from […]


  • Mastermind Street Jam #3 – October 22, 1994

    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 have started digitizing those cassettes to share with all of you. This is Tape 3 from my extensive collection and it features an […]


  • Mastermind Street Jam (Oct 1994) Tape 2

    Welcome back to Mastermind Mondays, the day you can visit here to take a trip back in time to hip-hop’s Golden Age. A time when you could turn on commercial radio and hear a great mixshow by DJ Mastermind. The Mastermind Street Jam could be heard from 5:00 to 7:00 pm EST on Energy 108 […]