Today we learned the sad news of the passing of Grand Daddy I.U. He was only 54 years old and is gone way too soon. Hip Hop has lost another iconic voice. I had to pay tribute to him with an opening mixset.

Grand Daddy I.U. – Represent
Grand Daddy I.U. – Something New
Grand Daddy I.U. – Hustlin’
Grand Daddy I.U. ft Fes Taylor – Rainy Dayz
Grand Daddy I.U. ft LiL Fame, Rah Digga, Bumpy Knuckles, & DJ Ace – Fully Charged
Grand Daddy I.U. ft Sadat X – Rhyme After Rhyme
Grand Daddy I.U. ft Edo.G, DV Alias Khryst, JLove – Take Your Time
Grand Daddy I.U. – As I Flow On
Grand Daddy I.U. ft Craig G, Large Professor, & Don Black – Legendary

I had originally intended to call this episode “One of One” in honour of the featured track by Eleven & Jason D. That song features Reks, an emcee who has consistently been putting it down since the early 2000s. He is rarely mentioned and probably doesn’t get the shine he deserves. I know how that feels.

Sometimes it feels like all the work I put into college radio isn’t truly appreciated. I’ve been doing this for the love of it for close to 15 years now. I love DJing and bringing the program to you. You are appreciated for your support.

I truly believe that this program is one of a kind and one of the best radio shows out there.

Here is what you will hear for the second hour of the program today.

Bugsy Da God ft Inspectah Deck & Dom Pachino – Magnificent
J. Sands – Drift
SoulRocca ft M-Dot – Toil
Words & Vic Grimes – Don’t Get This Rap Shit Twisted
Fresh Kils ft Junk, Rel McCoy, & D-sisive – Cradle to the Coffin
Eleven & Jason D ft Reks – One of One
DJ TLO ft Blu, Tanya Morgan, & Shad – Bounce Cypher
Dweller – Irons in the Fire
Tone Spliff ft A.F.R.O. – Speed of Light
Daily Bread & Murs ft Bigg Gipp & Brother Ali – Somebody Help Me
Run-DMC – Tougher Than Leather
Eric B & Rakim – Move the Crowd
Queen Latifah  – Wrath of My Madness
Big Daddy Kane – Smooth Operator
Citizen Kane – Gambler
DJ Serious ft D-Sisive – Critics
Eminem – Rock Bottom

Thank you for listening!

Original Air Date – December 15, 2022

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