Chaps is passionate about rap music and hip hop culture. He has been a hip hop dj since 1995 and hosts two weekly hip hop radio programs called “Third Verse” on CFCR 90.5 FM in Saskatoon Saskatchewan since 1996 and “You Know The Rules” on UMFM 101.5 FM in Winnipeg Manitoba since 2016. Chaps was a cofounder and dj for Side Road Records which has released over 30 albums. Chaps has performed at 100’s of shows locally in addition touring and playing 100’s of shows in cities across Canada, the United States and Europe. In addition to performing he has promoted many shows and is a cofounder and organizer of Summer Fling. Summer Fling is an annual graffiti and hip hop festival in Saskatoon that features, local, Canadian and international artists, Mc’s and Dj’s. Chaps is currently the dj in Parab Poet and The Hip Hop Hippies.Chaps writes a weekly Substack newsletter called “Thoughts From The Rap Nest” and is also a writing contributor to UGSMAG which is a quarterly print hip hop magazine.