Twizzy: Working Class Zero

Three Headed Beast member Twizzy has definitely impressed with his latest solo venture ‘Working Class Zero’. Boasting features from THB partners Jinxsta JX and M.A.B as well as prominent UK emcee Ramson Badbonez, the album is a rhythmical head-nod, a …
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Oliver Sudden: Phenomenal Steaz LP

Oliver Sudden has caught a lot of peoples attention with his new album Phenomenal Steaz, that was released earlier this week. The Croydon based MC and producer has been on the hip hop scene for a few years now, getting …
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Spitfire|: Triple Filtered

All over this green and pleasant land wonderful progress has been made on the Hip Hop scene. Whether they be a self made legend or still making beats in their bedroom, there is a plethora of talent to explore. From …
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Dark Marc: The Operation

New video courtesy of Dark Marc from the legendary Ghost Crew, Scandinavia. I always like to see well made breakin’ videos with nice camerawork, visually attractive settings and of course rammo with funky fresh styles. Dark Marcs latest video ‘The Operation’ …
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Original Text – The Out Number

‘Original text’ is the combination of producer Ari Why and MC Tito Fuerte. Now these aren’t names really well-known outside of the Jersey-based hip-hop scene. Not many people will recall them, but give a listen to their first project – …
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Fliptrix – The Road To The Interdimensional Piff Highway

Whenever you clock the capital H and capital F intertwined with one and other, it’s pretty much guaranteed that you’re about to sample some of the finest sounds from our shores. When you see these two letters alongside the name …
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Mowgli: Montalk

Some say hip hop is dead. Others say it’s not diverse enough. Whatever your opinion is, both of those things cannot be said about the music of London based rapper Mowgli. On a cold afternoon in Brixton I met with …
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Just-Is Presents Reggae Roast & Dagger Soundsystem Norwich – 14th December

After recently hosting Reggae & Hip-Hop legends such as Mungo’s HiFi & Lord Finesse, JUST-IS return with the first of two shows that are guaranteed to keep your ears ringing until Big Ben chimes at midnight on New Year’s Eve. …
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Rag’N’Bone Man: Bluestown EP

Whilst the focus here at Wordplay is for us to be your first thought when you need your Hip Hop fix, we like to pepper that urge with a bit of variety every once and a while. Offering a fresh …
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Termite: Ghost Fungus Vol.2

Dropping 7th December is the 2nd instalment of London based producer Termites ‘Ghost Fungus’ mixtapes. This solid mix see’s the beats handled by Termite himself and features LDZ badman Dabbla, Delegate of Culture Stakka Lyrics, Bruce Gramma, Abstrkt, Danny Plainview and a few …
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Captain Murphy: Duality

So the secret’s out regarding the identity of the fabled Captain Murphy. And whilst the mystery and intrigue surrounding this enigmatic figure is finished, the full and final edition of ‘duality’ has also been unmasked. Will this outing reveal the …
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LDZ & Stig Of The Dump Presented by ThinkZebra & Funk Junkkies 7.12.12

If like me you’re already gazing upon the not to distant weekend for your next dabble in liquor fuelled antics and you happen to find yourself in the vicinity of the fresh welsh countryside id highly suggest taking a wander …
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Enos McLeod,Reggae Bingy: Book of Jah

Enos McLeod is a bona fide reggae veteran, hailing originally from Kingston, Jamaica, Enos has had a long and varied career as a singer and producer since the 1960’s. Having worked first at Studio One, under the wing of Sid …
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Apollo Brown & Guilty Simpson: Dice Game LP

So we’re nearing the end of what has undoubtedly been a great year for hiphop, arguably the best year for a little while, but it doesn’t stop here, we’ve still got plenty of great releases coming out left right and …
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Essa: Time for Something New

Essa Aka Young gun is back with time for something new. This 5 track EP see’s Essa ‘bring something new’ assembled with a blend of electro and soulful beats. Something new, produced by simbad, drops a mellow Hispanic electro beat …
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