WORDPLAY EXCLUSIVE PRE-RELEASE STREAM – Granville Sessions – Monument

THE MIGHTY GRANVILLE SESSIONS ARE BACK!!!! With their third album taking a route that feels at points more like an etherial soundscape, Monument shows just how talented the London based eight piece actually are. Having torn up stages for years, …
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RELOAD – Stormzy, Ghetts, Jammz, Davinche, Devlin, Stefflon Don, AJ Tracey, Solo 45 + more

Yes, yes peeps.  It’s time for another dose of reload-worthy releases from the world of 140bpm. If you’re after something a little different from our usual output, we’ve rounded up a selection of what we feel needs another spin. Check …
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Greg Blackman Interview

Greg Blackman is a prolific musician and illustrator who has been fusing his love of Hip-Hop with his Soulful vibes for a good few years now. Having worked with BBE, Eat Good, Agogo Records and whole host of collaborations, we …
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10 Questions: The Outerclass (Detax & Loop Faction)

What’s good lovely people! We’re back at it again with another round of 10 Questions, keeping the questions light and loose to allow the contestants to get creative and expand with their answers. So! This time round we have Cornwall based …
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A day to buy music

The good folk at Bandcamp made an announcement earlier this week to say they will be donating 100% of their profits to the American Civil Liberties Union this Friday, to help contribute to those who are currently working to oppose …
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Yo! – Oddisee, Ivan Ave, Royce 5’9″, Thundercat, O.C., Gatecrasherz, SiR + more…

YO! Welcome back to Yo! – Your go to spot for a bi-monthly fix of the latest releases, videos, news and vibes gathered up neatly in a Yo! sized bundle! Oddisee – Like Really Kicking things off this edition, it’s the …
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Loyle Carner interview

Loyle Carner is one of the UK’s most promising talents. Summoning a new era of forward thinking, positive and seriously focused artists, we’ve been following Loyle for a good few years now, and it’s been amazing his rise to notoriety. …
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Zedo – Point of view (review)

A UK artist with a genuinely effortless flow and interesting take on the world around him, Zedo’s latest release Point of View was a welcome addition to the list of album’s to stick on the headphones this week.Having released the Coffeeshop …
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YO! – J.Cole, Strange U, Mysdiggi, Loyle Carner, BLVK BLVD, Leaf Dog, Micall Parknsun, Corners + more

Yes peeps! After an extended festive break, we’re back in the mix with our fortnightly round up of tracks we feel you should be checking. Naturally, we’re kicking off with a bumper edition to make up for the delay… Elz …
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WORDPLAY EXCLUSIVE PRE-RELEASE STREAM: Corners – Corners

  Wordplay are always very proud of the exclusive streams we are able to give you. Believe us when we say we carefully select the music we support to ensure we consisting provide you the dopeness you need! So, 2017 …
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#1 – Wordplay Meets…. Eothen ‘Egon’ Alapatt (Stones Throw / Now Again Records)

Wordplay Magazine is 15! To celebrate, and summon the beginning of a year long selection of amazing, as ever high quality content, including interviews, mixes, competitions, AND Issue 16s’ imminent release. To kick things off, we are very proud to …
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Rhythm And Alps Festival 2016

Rhythm and Alps Festival NYE 2016 Happy new year from the other side of the world!  This year we decided to switch it up and do something a bit different to the usual house party or club in bristol for …
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London: from a Street Art perspective

Since hosting the Summer Olympics in 2012, London has welcomed an unprecedented influx of tourists and all sorts of travellers from across the globe. Whilst the city has it’s well known monuments, it’s managed to preserve some of its most …
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#WPAOTY 2016 – Panel & Results

It’s that time! We went from 14 seriously dope albums, to five, and NOW is the time to announce the winner. It’s hard to create a sense of tension on a written piece, BUT we have been so hyped to …
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EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE: Wilson Miles – Gun Runnin’

Wilson Miles are dope. It’s that simple. Hector Miles and Tony Wilson are two incredibly talented musicians, making timeless hip-hop with poignant lyrics and diverse soundscapes that are inventive and beautifully constructed boom-bap. That’s why we made them Amplify Artists …
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