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 – More 2Pac News (Sept 10, 1996)

    Here is Taope 93 of the Mastermind Street Jam recorded live from the radio back on September 10, 1996. We got some more 2Pac news that night too. This episode featured new music (at the time) by . . . Common, De La Soul, Keith Murray, Lost Boyz, Nas, Masta Ace, O.G.C., Outkast, The Roots, […]

  • Mastermind Street Jam – Tape 92 (Sept 9, 1996)

    Mastermind talks about the tragic shooting of 2Pac in this episode. It was horrible news that really shook up the hip-hop community and dominated the news. I was really pulling for 2Pac because he didn’t deserve that. He was an incredible artist and would have made big waves in Hollywood too. I am sure of […]

  • Spin Supreme Street Jam – Sept ’96 (Tape 91)

    Spin Supreme was the guest DJ on the Mastermind Street Jam show back on September 9th, 1996. He lived up to his name with an excellent mixset. Featuring music by Busta Rhymes, Concrete Mob, Fugees, Group Home, Heltak Skeltah, INI, Lost Boyz, and much, more! Download this episode (for a limited time) or stream it with […]

  • Mastermind Street Jam – Sept 2, 1996

    Here is tape 90 of my collection of Mastermind Street Jam shows. This one aired on September 2, 1996 on Energy 108 (107.9 fm) Featuring music by Bahamadia, Big Noyd, Brand Nubian, Common, Cypress Hill, Das Efx, EPMD, Ghostface, Jeru the Damaja, Mic Geronimo, Lost Boyz, Mobb Deep, Smif N Wessun, The Roots, Xzibit, and […]

  • Mastermind Street Jam – Tape 89 (Aug 27, 1996)

    I have no idea why I only got half of the show recorded for tape 89 of my collection of Mastermind Street Jam shows. The tape continued to run after the show was over with DJ Mastermind filling in on the overnight shift and playing some dance and R&B hits. This episode features music by […]

  • Mastermind Street Jam – The Roots After-Party (Aug 1996)

    This episode of the Mastermind Street Jam was broadcast live on Energy 108 a few days after the amazing concert by The Roots at the CNE. It was an incredible show and completely free with admission to the fair grounds. I am so glad I was there. And I am glad I held on to […]

  • Mastermind, TempoMental, and Mad Hattr on Word is Bond

    This week’s edition of Word is Bond Rap Radio takes you on a trip. First, we start off with some brand new music including Paul Wall, Cee, Wildelux, AZ, Gift of Gab and more. Then we dive back in time 25 years to relive what you heard on the radio on this date back in […]

  • Knee Deep Crew on Mastermind Street Jam

    The Knee Deep Crew came through the Mastermind Street Jam show back in August of 1996 and I taped it off the radio. The freestyle session on this tape is too dope. You won’t want to miss this one. If you don’t know this crew, I’m sure you know these names; Kardinal Offishall, Choclair, Marvel, […]

  • DJ Little Jaz on the Mastermind Street Jam

    Little Jaz is the guest DJ for this edition of the Mastermind Street Jam show as heard on Energy 108 back on August 19, 1996. Mastermind interviews his as well. That, plus great music. This show always was a “must-listen” and it still is 25 years later. Download this episode (for a limited time) or stream […]

  • Mastermind Street Jam – Tape 84 (Aug 96)

    Here is Tape 84 of my collection of the Mastermind Street Jam mixshow. It features music by . . . Artifacts, Beatnuts, Big Noyd, Black Moon, Brand Nubian, Ghostface, Heltah Skeltah, M.O.P., Nas, Notorious B.I.G., Pete Rock & CL Smooth, Redman, Roots, Saukrates, Solitaire, Xzibit, Wu-Tang Clan, and more. Original Air Date – August 13, […]