Mar 022015

By teckzilla


It’s not even the 3rd day of the 3rd month and I’m already blessed with such illness from K.Hill, Sonyae and JSWISS. The song in question Truck Jewels & Filters rmx is a smooth, cinematic head nodder that instantly transports the listener into the emcee’s frame of mind. Talking about the emcees here, everyone came correct (as they should) and no one is left lagging behind for want of sharper lyrics.

Big Shout out to producer Debonair for the soundscape.

Hit the play button and tune in right away.

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Mar 012015

Hope everybody had a great weekend. This week’s Dime Bag includes new music and verses from G-Unit, Elzhi, Raekwon, Sean Price, R.A. The Rugged Man, Bumpy Knuckles, Hus Kinpin, Method Man and more. See you in seven.

01. Elzhi – February
02. G-Unit – Boy Boy (Prod. by Illmind, Jake One & G-Koop)
03. Bumpy Knuckles & DJ Wayne Ski – Deep Fried Heat
04. Marvelous Mag Ft. SmooVth – Miss Gorgeous
05. Raekwon ft. French Montana & Busta Rhymes – Wall to Wall
06. Malik B & Mr Green Ft. R.A. The Rugged Man – Dark Streets
07. Hus Kingpin – U-God
08. MC WhiteOwl, Serge Boogie, Wann Sklobi & FredOnes – Stoli!
09. Mr. Cream Ft. Method Man & Quo – Change Your Mind
10. Sean Price Ft. Illa Ghee & Head I.C.E. – Go Rambo

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Mar 012015

By Chase March

WIB 3rd Banner POST

Word is Bond Rap Radio celebrates its 3rd Anniversary tomorrow with a very special broadcast.

There will be live performances from some of London, Ontario’s best hip-hop acts. We have MCs and DJs coming in from Toronto, Hamilton, Kitchener, and Guelph.

We have some hip-hop legends that will be calling in to the show as well. All three members of EMC; Masta Ace, Stricklin, and Wordsworth will be on the program to give us a sneak peek into their new album coming out in May.

You can come by and take the show in live at the radio station. If you are an artist, you can jump in on a cypher, perform a song, or just hang out with some very talented people. Please RSVP via the Facebook Event Page.

We broadcast out of UCC (Student Centre) at Western University in London, Ontario, Canada.

We kick off the broadcast at 12:00 midnight on Monday and will party for a few hours at the station. We may stay on air for an extended period of time and not sign off at 2:00 a.m. like usual. So come party with us till early Tuesday morning.

We will even have a few giveaways. Please call in 519-661-3600 when we are on the air!

You can also send us good vibes on Facebook, Instagram. Twitter, or Tumblr.

Tune in Live – Monday March 2nd at 12:00 Midnight EST

Thanks for listening all these years!

WIB 3rd Poster

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Mar 012015


Fresh off our 100th episode of Enjoy and Be Educated, it might be hard to fathom that we had plenty of music we didn’t get a chance to play in our 4 hour special. The solution was to present you with the remnants of that episode; hence we bring you “Leftover Ingredients”. 2 more hours of smooth jazz, Latin rhythms and dancehall reggae come forth to keep the celebration going as we continue to spread the power of music. With Diggers Union staples like The Sure Fire Soul Ensemble, Maceo Parker, Cal Tjader and Capleton on deck, prepare for another ride into the land of music. As always, enjoy and be educated.

Enjoy and Be Educated #1508: Leftover Ingredients | Download


01. Stefano Torossi – “Feeling Tense”
02. Takeshi Terauchi – “Untitled”
03. Maceo Parker – “Tell Me Something Good”
04. RAMP – “Come Into Knowledge”
05. The Grodeck Whipperjenny – “Wonder If”
06. Hodges, James Smith & Crawford – “Nobody”
07. Lyn Collins – “Take Me Just As I Am”
08. George Duke – “Someday”
09. Cal Tjader – “Bludan”
10. Marvin Gaye – “Soon I’ll Be Loving You Again”
11. Cal Tjader – “Manila”
12. Cal Tjader – “A Night In Tunisia”
13. Cal Tjader – “Cal’s Pals”
14. Cal Tjader – “Cuban Fantasy”
15. Sure Fire Soul Ensemble – “Rise of the East”
16. The Polyrhythmics – “El Fuego”
17. Lauth Quartet – “Girls Dream”
18. LTF – “Groove Habits”
19. The Plan – “Waste of Time”
20. Bramma – “Fashion Police”
21. Lady Saw – “Scamma”
22. Furious – “Out a Me Life”
23. Capleton – “Stay Suh”
24. Triloge – “Bedside”
25. Lukie D – “Party Tonight”
26. Vybz Cartel – “Run Him”
27. Capleton – “Wrong Stand Up”
28. Jigsy King – “Feeling for You”
29. Mia Stoosh – “In the Night”
30. The New Birth – “I Wash My Hands (Of the Whole Damn Deal)”
31. Charly Antolini – “Uela Uela”
32. Arakawa Band – “O~riāzu”

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Mar 012015

By teckzilla


iEnvy first appeared on our radar via a collabo with Jared Xavier . On his latest release titled Food For Thought, iEnvy takes  the pragmatic and braggadocio route, smooth sailing it over a soulful record from AF $upreme.

This seems like a one off record so I can’t really say what project this will be on. Either way, hit the play button and enjoy the dopeness from this young man.

I wrote this song when I was in a bad place trapping and bouncing around till I slipped up and got booked which made me change mind about everything i was doing.

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Feb 282015


Throughout the month of February, Verizon’s Potential of Us celebrated Black History Month by highlighting influential African Americans in the tech industry. One such influencer is Charles Hudson, a venture capitalist at SoftTechVC. As he finished out an internship during his senior year of college, Hudson was offered the opportunity to be a part of a new firm that would be opening. He seized it and was able to find plenty of success in the industry. He talked about how all great projects start with just an idea and about the love he has for technology because of its constantly changing and evolving nature. Aiming to bring more diversity to the tech world, Hudson has become involved with CODE2040, a program that helps get people of color and women in technology at the earliest stage, and Year Up, a national organization that helps young people get into entry-level careers in technology. Check out Charles’ story below and head over to Potential of Us to learn more.

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Feb 282015


In a blog post entitled “The Impossible Project,” Bobby Hundreds has announced the start of filming on a subject that his brand The Hundreds helped to bring to the masses: namely, the culture and community surrounding streetwear. Bobby explains that he originally wrote the treatment for the project over two years ago, but couldn’t obtain financing from studios and producers leery of backing a full-length documentary. Today, the native Angeleno announced that filming for the doc would begin this week, thanks to Project Cobalt and various “friends and family from all corners of streetwear.” Stay tuned for progress reports on the filmic venture.

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Feb 282015


Featuring a gritty black and grey color scheme, the latest Quickstrike release from Nike SB takes the form of this Stefan Janoski Max, inspired by the mean streets of New York City. More specifically, the design pays homage to the city’s ubiquitous manhole covers, with a custom sewer cap emblem on the shoe’s footbed to seal the deal. Additional details include a premium black leather upper and an embroidered Swoosh in Metallic Cool Grey. A speckled grey midsole completes the look. Expect the kicks to hit stores beginning March 4th..

Nike SB Stefan Janoski Max L “NYC”
Style: 749678-001
Color: Black/Cool Grey/Metallic Cool Grey
Price: $110

Release Date: 3/4/2015 (Wednesday)

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Feb 282015

By Hardeep

Will C. Everyday Around The Cosmos

The first audio-visuals from Will C.’s upcoming Everyday Around The Cosmos LP.  Fans will know that every so often Will takes a break from rapping the hell outta words and gets behind the boards to craft some expressionistic instrumentals.  Last time we got Runaway, Train, which took me a couple of rounds to get into but is now one of my absolute favourite pieces to throw on and listen to beginning to end.  Now that my ears are primed to the sound, anticipation is high for the new album, and this first glimpse couldn’t have gotten things off to a better start.  No samples; all original work straight from the imaginarium of Will C.

Pre-orders are being taken for Everyday Around The Cosmos which will see a vinyl release.

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Feb 282015


As the official sponsor of the Burton European Open, MINI has invited a series of high-profile artists to leave their mark at the Swiss resort of LAAX during the running of the event. For the past five years, the highlight of the exhibition has been a the use of a MINI as a blank canvas for the invited artist, and for 2015, it was Geoff McFetridge who took a brush to a MINI Countryman. The L.A.-based artist left his signature style of contour line illustrations on the four-door, from “bonnet to boot.” Geoff also left his mark across the slopes with non-traditional “MINI in the Mountains” trail signage, alerting riders to snow conditions and where to find the nearest halfpipe, gondola or powder run.

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Feb 272015


Lifted Research Group has launched its Girls Spring 2015 collection. Featuring a sporty lineup of knits and sweats, the goods are finished in a predominantly neutral color palette of blacks, greys and whites, accented with the occasional pops of vivid pink and bright yellow. Fabrications, meanwhile, are mostly limited to lightweight cottons and mesh synthetics, keeping things cool and airy for the spring months ahead. Check out the lineup below, and shop the Lifted Research Group Girls Spring 2015 collection now through the brand’s online store.

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Feb 272015


There seems to be no stopping Nike‘s “Bred” colorway, which continues to be one of their most popular and beloved colorways. Earlier this month we saw a pair of Air Max 1s donning the classic colors and shortly after, Jordan Brand treated us to an Air Jordan Retro 1 Low OG fashioned in the familiar black and red. The next sneaker to receive the Bred treatment is the iconic Air Force 1 Mid silhouette. Following the “Royal” pair we saw last week, the Swoosh brand suits up this iteration with premium black leather and Gym Red accents. There’s no word on a US release for the Nike Air Max 1 Mid “Bred” yet but if you’re in a hurry you can grab a pair over at Kinetics. Take a look below.

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Feb 272015


As we slowly approach warmer weather, Vans gets ready with a string of new releases. The iconic skate brand’s premium label, Vault by Vans has gotten together with designer and artist Taka Hayashi once again to collaborate on another project. Last month we showed you their version of the TH Court Lo LX. This time around, the duo has reimagined the classic TH Sk8-Mid Skool LX silhouette in two new colorways that pay homage to Vans’ recognizable checkerboard pattern. The black leather features the celebrated motif across its split side panels while the brick suede boasts intricate woven detailing. The Vault by Vans x Taka Hayashi Spring 2015 TH Sk8-Mid Skool LX will be available at select retailers next month.

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