We are celebrating Canada’s sesquicentennial with a series of Word is Bond Rap Radio episodes. The goal, to play 150 Canadian hip-hop tracks to help celebrate Canada 150!
Last week, we started the quest and managed to play 30 tracks. Needless to say, this might take a a few more episodes to complete. But we will do it. There are so many great Canadian rap tracks and we look forward to highlighting some of them.
It only felt right to have a guest DJ kick off this special. DJ Mark the Mechanic blessed the show with some Canadian hip-hop classics and even spun a few that I had completely forgotten about.
Then, up-and-coming Vaughan emcee, Trist4n, strolled through to talk about his new single and forthcoming album.
Finally, I closed off the night by jumping on the 1s and 2s to bring some more Canadian hip-hop jams.
This show features these tunes . . .
Maestro Fresh Wes – Let Your Backbone Slide
Ground Control – Another Dope Jam
Main Source – Faking the Funk
MCJ and Cool G – No Sex With My Sister
Buck 65 – Wicked & Weird
K-os – Man I Used to Be
Rascalz, Checkmate, Kardinal, Choclair, and Thrust – Northern Touch
Choclair – Let’s Ride
Michie Mee and LA Luv – Elements of Style
Ghetto Concept – EZ on the Motion
Shad – Rose Garden
Swollen Members – Night Vision
Trist4n – Middle Class Kid
Labeled Minorities – Kingdom Come
Dream Warriors – My Definition
Dan-e-o – Dear Hip-Hop
Rascalz – Dreaded Fist
Saukrates – Money or Love
Maestro Fresh Wes – Drop the Needle
Kish – I Rhyme the World in 80 Days
Organized Rhyme – Check the O.R.
Kardinal Offishall – Bacardi Slang
Baba Brinkman – Keep it Positive
Fraction – Find Our Way
Word Burglar – So It Flows
Moore & Exit Only – Slackers
Classified ft Royce the 5’9″– Unexplained Hunger
Fresh Kils – Harder Than a Brick
Kool Krys – Let Me Play
Hip Club Groove – Trip to Reality
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Stay Tuned for the next installment on Monday. 30 down. 120 more to go. We’re working our way up to 150 Canadian hip-hop tracks with no repeats.
And if you are looking for something to do tonight, go see Mark the Mechanic holding it down on the 1s and 2s for a special Canada Day Hip-Hop Show.