Word Up! 2018
Word Up! The first annual 24 Hour Hip-Hop day will be celebrated on Hip-Hop’s birthday.
Saturday August 11th marks the 45th anniversary from what is said to be the dawn of Hip-Hop’s beginnings. DJ Hullewud host of Break North Radio spearheads this epic day in conjunction with Radio Western to pay homage to the Hip-Hop culture and artform.
Interviews with Hip-Hop influencers, Hip-Hop fueled content, music and history will be broadcast throughout the day. Hip-Hop Jeopardy trivia with on-air giveaways will also weave itself throughout the 24 hours.
Shout-outs to our sponsors; The Jump Off, PA Shop, Underground Barbershop, NYC Stylz and United Kutz.
Tune into 94.9 Radio Western on Saturday Aug 11th for 24 hours of programming dedicated to Hip-Hop culture!
All of the shows are archived at https://www.mixcloud.com/wordupradiowestern/
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|12:00 am||The Word Up! Kickoff Show||Tyler Hetherington||https://www.mixcloud.com/wordupradiowestern/word-up-the-word-up-kick-off-show-tyler-hetherington/|
|2:00 am||The Maple Sizzurp Show||John Urban||https://www.mixcloud.com/wordupradiowestern/word-up-the-maple-sizzurb-show-john-urban/|
|4:00 am||Hard of Hearing featuring BDP and DJ Shadow||Uncle Ando||https://www.mixcloud.com/wordupradiowestern/word-up-hard-of-hearing-uncle-ando/|
|6:00 am||Word Is Bond Rap Radio - Know Your History||Chase March||https://www.mixcloud.com/wordupradiowestern/word-up-wib-rap-radio-know-your-history-chase-march/|
|7:00 am||Jux N' Juke In The Morning||Jux Cain & Jukebox Verbal||https://www.mixcloud.com/wordupradiowestern/word-up-jux-n-juke-in-the-morning-jux-cain-jukebox-verbal/|
|9:00 am||Around The Way (aka Drummachinemusic)||AB Quality and drummachinemike||https://www.mixcloud.com/wordupradiowestern/word-up-around-the-waydrummachinemusic-ab-quality-drummachinemike/|
|11:00 am||Break North Radio - It's A Def Jam||DJ Hullewud||https://www.mixcloud.com/wordupradiowestern/word-up-break-north-radio-its-a-def-jam-dj-hullewud/|
|12:00 pm||Word Is Bond Rap Radio - Know Your History||Chase March||https://www.mixcloud.com/wordupradiowestern/word-up-wib-rap-radio-know-your-history-2/|
|12:30 pm||Word Up! Interview Series||MC Sum-01||https://www.mixcloud.com/wordupradiowestern/word-up-word-up-interview-series-mc-sum-one/|
|2:00 pm||All You Can Eat! - Random Rap History||Uncle Ando||https://www.mixcloud.com/wordupradiowestern/word-up-all-you-can-eat-random-rap-history-uncle-ando/|
|3:30 pm||Word Is Bond Rap Radio - Know Your History||Chase March||https://www.mixcloud.com/wordupradiowestern/word-up-wib-rap-radio-know-your-history-3-chase-march/|
|4:00 pm||She-Styles Female Emcee Tribute||MC Sum-01||https://www.mixcloud.com/wordupradiowestern/word-up-she-styles-female-emcee-tribute-mc-sum-01/|
|6:00 pm||Come Up Show||Kiv||https://www.mixcloud.com/wordupradiowestern/word-up-the-come-up-show-kiv/|
|8:00 pm||Positive Journey||Mo-Di Dahjah||https://www.mixcloud.com/wordupradiowestern/word-up-the-positive-journey-modi-dahjah/|
|10:00 pm||Break North Radio - The 4 Elements||DJ Hullewud||https://www.mixcloud.com/wordupradiowestern/word-up-break-north-radio-the-4-elements-dj-hullewud/|
Tune into 94.9 Radio Western on Saturday August 11th for 24 hours of special programming dedicated to Hip-Hop Culture!
Dobijoki Emanuela is the co-facilitator of All Black Everything on Radio Western.
She is an inclusive and diverse education advocate who believes in pursing sustainable development through practical and local methods. With a Masters Degree in Education and a Bachelors Degree in Multicultural and Indigenous Studies, Dobijoki has implemented her knowledge and skills into a number of non-profit organizational programming focusing on the empowerment and improvement of educational structures.
Jillisa Brown is a Confidence Coach that helps beautiful souls exude confidence in the direction of your purpose. Jillisa provides group coaching sessions, and 1-on-1 services and workshops around the city that help you raise your self-awareness and strive for excellence. Jillisa’s organization Beautify My Soul has been built upon the need for a Coming of Age program within the Black community.
Liz Akano is the Vice President of Congress of Black Women of Canada - London Chapter.
Liz has been an educator for many years first as an ICT teacher at H.B. Beal Secondary and currently as Vice Principal at Sir Wilfrid Laurier Secondary School. She is well known in the London community for her charitable work.
Quentin VerCetty (Lindsay) is an award-winning visual griot (storyteller) and art educator who knows no boundaries when it comes to his creative expression.
RETWEET with Dina and Lydia
Culturally relevant discussions with real people from an intersectional lens; we want our listeners to look at their everyday experiences from a different perspective.
dina's instagram: @d.hadd twitter: @hadddina
lydia's instagram: @lyduye twitter: @_lil_lyd_
Rich Noir considers himself an all around creative but more specifically he is the co-owner of Toronto lifestyle brand Cash Feelings.
Shakkoi Hibbert is a 26-year-old Afro-Caribbean dancer aspiring motivational speaker, part-time poet, full-time believer of self-love, podcaster and homeowner who is currently completing her sociology major at the University of Toronto.
In short, Sum-01 (sum-one) kicks raps over dope beats. Her style; has yet to find a box to fit in. Her image; unique all to her own. Her influences; strong female emcee's from the early 90's. She raps, and DJ Hullewud spins her boom-bap sounds. Often jacking new school beats, blending with her old school sound. Sum-01 is a breath of fresh air. Her music resonates with Hip-Hop culture purists, aficionados, curators and devotees to old school sound.
He stands out from the crowd as outspoken, unapologetic and uniquely talented. Tony also stands out, in the unapologetic world, for being an out-and-proud gay man. In a culture that stereotypes gay men, especially ones who are African-American, the Music Bear looks past that and understand his true and honest identity through it all. This up-and-coming Hip- hop storyteller has made a name for himself with his smooth rhythms, sick beats, and serious vocals.
YAYA's Kitchen Pop-up & Supper Club is a monthly event that seeks to introduce people to the flavours and cuisine of Northern Nigeria. The Supper Club challenges the narrative of what African Food is while teaching and introducing people to new flavours, preparation and the charm of Northern Nigerian cuisine.