Cutta Chase; Tonguestrung

Hailing in from South London, Cutta Chase has been scrawling away; the end result being a beautiful, melodic album named Tonguestrung that is characterised by cinematic instrumental and rhymes that simply role of the tongue, projecting depth and meaning in …
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Skrabl: Same You Different Me

Despite a large number of releases at the end of 2012 that blew the minds of heads, there were also a few releases that have made me want to take a pin to my eardrums. But, with thanks to ‘Think Zebra’, Skrabl has brought an equilibrium to the ever growing scene of UK hip hop
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Sleepy Time Ghost ft Ras Demo and Lionpulse – Youthman Riddim E.P (Unit 137) COMPETITION

After much remix duty on all previous releases, Unit 137 have handed the reins to Londons much respected Sleepy Time Ghost. Youthman Riddim kicks off with lead track a version from Ras Demo, ‘Rule your destiny’ an assured roots riddim …
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Just Jam 2012: The 5th Anniversary

At the end of October it was once again time for my highlight of the Bboy calendar, as we made our way a couple of hundred miles up the A1 for the 5th anniversary of Bad Taste Cru’s annual weekend …
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Ded Tebiase: Of All The Losers, I’ve Lost The Most

I’m pleased to say there seems to be a load of ridiculously good beats coming out of the western area of the UK right about now, this lays testament to that. Coming out of the very scenic city of Bath, we have …
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George Fields: From the Sticks

Every once in a while great music seems to spring up out of nowhere, each time dislodging the notion that hiphop music `belongs’ in the metropolis. Such notions are strange given that hiphop (although emerging from the urban landscape) always seems to thrive in the peripheral zones of society
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Dirty Dike: The Sloshpot EP

Born and raised in Cambridge, Contact Play member, SMB executive and High Focus Records emcee Dirty Dike has just dropped his latest release ‘The Sloshpot EP,’ and I like it, a lot. Despite, it taking some…‘accepting’ at times, especially as …
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JoeFnCool: Driver’s Ed

Last year was a big year for hip-hop. This year already, is set to be just as significant. Sadly, amongst the many unsung releases there was Joe Cool’s overpowered and overlooked Cooley Hi. An utterly underrated mix-tape. His recent project …
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Context: The Monkey Bars EP

As Wordplay’s stock has rapidly risen on home soil over the past few months, we’re gradually stepping out into international waters too. On this occasion, we’ve linked up with Hip Hop family Down Under in the shape of Context and …
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Pro Era: The Aprocalypse

‘God made 3 Biggies 2 Pacs but only 1 Era’ proclaimed Joey Bada$$ on this year’s BET Cypher. A bold statement that the gang will look to give grounding to over the coming months. The group that has more members …
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