CBC Radio is diving right into the political arena, promising an election coverage smorgasboard. If you’re a political junkie, CBC is promising no less than nine shows which will spend time on the election. Our pick for most interesting CBC election coverage? Rex Murphy’s Cross Country Checkup, Sundays at 4 p.m., Eastern Time.

Meanwhile, the BBC is promising comprehensive coverage of a serious news story of their own – announcing the broadcast teams for Prince William and Kate Middleton’s Royal Wedding.

Back to the CBC, it’s Hip Hop Month on CBC Radio 2. The Torontoist recently caught up with CBC content manager Dalton Higgins to explain why they chose Hip Hop, and why it matters.

That’s it for this week on the Latest in Radio. Don’t forget to tip your waitresses – we’ll be here all week (locked up in the RRJ office with periodical visits to the world outside…).