Monday, February 22, 2010

With the Olympic games in full swing, we came with the heat again tonight. Starting things off with a double shot off of the new Freeway and Jake One album “Stimulus Package”, which is an absolute banger.

We had some Canadians in the house too, whether over the phone or live and direct.

Halifix MC, Kool Krys called up the station to talk with us about her 2nd album “PERFUME”.
You can cop it on Bandcamp at :
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We were also joined by local MC: Little T.
He has got a mixtape comin out called “The Littlest Biggest Deal”.
You can cop that on the streets! OR at the shows.
Check him out on February 19th at Brandiz Pub in the East Side.
Peep HEAVYSET every Friday night at Brandiz.
If you are interested in contacting them, as a local artist, email em up at:

We had a cypher with Little T, Nigel, Dave, and 2 Face Al. Lots of fun, keepin hip hop real.

Then we got back into some more bangers. Best believe it.
Also had 2 Face Al drop a verse or 2 over some new beats.

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Friday, February 12, 2010

URP Radio -- Feb. 9, 2010 -- Son Real plus Dilla tribute

We set things off right by paying homage to the late great J Dilla. Played a solid 20mins of some my favourite tracks Dilla blessed either with his rhymes or production. Stussy is also celebrating the life of this icon by releasing a limited edition tee. Various Stussy locations are taking it a step further by doing an event called “Dilla Day” with DJs catching wreck to Jay Dee and complimentary beverages. Yours truly will be doing the Van City edition @ Stussy at 49 Powell Street, so do yourself a favor and check it out.

We also had a killer interview with Van City's own Son Real. Already on their sophomore album, “The Stroll”, Son Real has worked with the with the likes of Rich Kidd, Eternia, Promise and more... Son Real isn’t scared to drop rhymes off the top of the dome as he showed us last night with a sick freestyle. Check him out at

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Sunday, February 7, 2010

New Nas & Damian Marley

Nas & Damian Marley - As We Enter

Saw them do a bit of this track at Rock The Bells and I was hooked... enjoy.

February 2nd, 2009 -- Eyedea interview plus a Raekwon set!

We started things of with a project featuring to weights Styles P and DJ Green Lantern, “The Green Ghost Prjoect”. Green Lantern has been executive producing some great projects recently, including Nas' “N*****” mixtape and the Dead Prez's “The Pulse of The People”. This Styles P mixtape follows suit with slamming tracks featuring the talents of Raekwon, Jadakiss, Statik Selektah, Noreaga, Uncle Murda, and many others.

Olympic anticipation is high in the V. Although the Olympic employment has claimed Big M it is also bringing some exciting shows to the city, including this week's Raekwon at Boss Nightclub as well as the Eyedea & Abilities show at the Biltmore. We have been giving away Raekwon tickets now for the last month courtesy of Black Phoenix, so you know we had to drop some of our favourite Chef tracks to prepare all the listeners and ticket winners for the W!

Eyedea also joined us to talk about his various new projects and bands. We discussed how he and Abilities are reconnecting with their fans and how natural things are these days and how they more poised than ever as artists. I am excited not only be in attendance at their Vancouver show this Friday at the Biltmore, but to also be setting the show up on the musical tip, being the house DJ for the night.

Plenty of good tunes from the likes of Raekwon, Nas & Damien Marley, Statik Selektah Common and many more! Make sure you CLICK HERE to download the podcast!

Wednesday, February 3, 2010

January 26th, 2010 -- WindchILL & Richie Cunning

We got right into this week's show by dropping the Double Shot, which features Pensylvannia MC WindchILL's second album, “Self Medication”. We were also joined by the Philly-born rapper over the phone midway through the double shot! We discussed his selling process, the new album, various artists he's shared the stage with and much more! Check him out at, and!

East Vancouver's own Global Syndicate stopped by once again, mere days before embarking on tour with Wu-Tang legend Raekwon. We featured a few brand new tracks from the team just to get you a little more hyped up for what you're going to see in Vancouver on February 4th at Boss Nightclub. Global Syndicate EPs will be on sale at every stop the tour makes so don't sleep!

We were then joined by an Urban Renewal Project favourite, Richie Cunning. The Bay Area representative has a new, long anticipated album out now, entitled "Night Train". It's been a long time coming and the album does not disappoint. Richie and the rest of the Rec League have been making moves lately so don't sleep on the gang and check them out at Look up Richie Cunning on all your social networking sites and iTunes to keep up with all the madness!

and enjoy the interviews along with a ton of great tunes from the likes of Rich Kidd, Elzhi, K'Naan, J. Cole and many more... Don't sleep!