SchoolBoy Q: Oxymoron

What the fuck is up you punks!? So after slaying ya’ll with my review of The Brit Awards, the fam at Wordplay asked me to come back with more obnoxious chat on deck. These guys got me talking on this …
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TPS: Hot Water Music

TPS Fam are back making the start to you year even better. The joint founders of Revorg Records; producers and rappers Strange Neighbour, Big Toast AKA Toast Based Dinners and Jack Diggs had a big year in 2013 with releases …
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Chuck Inglish – Convertibles

Michigan born MC Chuck Inglish is perhaps better known for either his production work with Danny Brown, 10ille and Chilli Ali, his membership to heavyweight Midwest group ‘Pulled Over By The Cops’ (with Chip The Ripper and Freddie Gibbs) or …
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Journey to Baltimore EP – Addis Pablo. Mikey General, Queen Omega

Anyone who is into Jamaican music at the minute will know that anything Addis Pablo touches turns to gold! This can be seen with this superb triple release from the Suns of Dub camp. A fine rootsy re-lick of the …
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Jinxsta – R.A.T.E (Rough Around The Edges) Volume 1

Continuing to be a hive of activity ‘the Brizzle’ is home to several of the countries hardest working and most prominent Hip Hop personalities (Split Prophets, Dat Kid, Baileys Brown and Buggsy to name a few). Adding to the ever …
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Oddisee: The Beauty In All

More often than not I strangely, considering I have never wanted to be a boxer or even punched anyone, close my eyes when I am listening to hip hop and imagine a track to be my entrance song. It may …
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Matt Maddox – Righteous Fury

Kansas based MC Matt Maddox has come a long was since his origins in Long Beach California. As part of the international crew Guerilla War Tactix, his work with British & overseas artists has lead to a string of successful tours in the …
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Evil Ed – Edstrumentals Vol 3

If this is your introduction to the one they call Evil Ed then I have to say, I’m a little surprised. As we look to the past for certain projects that, at the time, galvanised a growing scene and provided …
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Brit got no Grit

Son, I am pissed right now. Not only at the lack of relevance held at award ceremonies, but the fact that The Brit Awards are steady repeating the same crap the Grammy’s churned out a few months back. Yeah, we …
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Badhabitz: Diggin Up The Past

Badhabitz is easily one of the most consistent producers around. He’s one half of Krate Krusaders, and part of Bristol collective Split Prophets, so you already know he’s moving in noteworthy circles even before you begin to look at his …
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M.A.B: A Piece Of Mind Part 2

Abnoxshuz Entertainment head honcho M.A.B drops the follow up to ‘A Piece Of Mind’ from 2010. Unlike its predecessor, ‘A Piece Of Mind Part 2’ isn’t a fully formed solo album, but is a compilation of all the tracks from …
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BVA: Be Very Aware

Being at Glastonbury 2000 was the only thing worth bragging about my childhood; that and coming second in the 2001 School Kabaddi Cup. Shouts to my brother Frosty Faisal – Chelmsford soldier. Little did that little Travis fan know that …
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Jago: The Wicked Try

Hundred years is a new label based out of Bristol and Paris formed by members of London Reggae outfit Onlyjoe, Papa B (Bristol) and Galak Spiritual (paris). This is their second release, but their first on a 12” and it’s …
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Doppelgangaz – Peace Kehd

Doppelgangaz workrate over the past few years has been prolific to say the least, releasing 2 EPs and 7 albums (including two instrumental only albums) since 2008’s ‘The Ghastly Duo EP’. The duo in question are Matter Ov Fact and …
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Drunken Masters Presents ‘Revenge Of The Drunken Masters’

Cheltenham might not be the first town to spring to mind when you think of a place that represents a vibrant hip hop community. But last Friday proved everyone wrong when Drunken Masters; AKA Ryan O’Halloran and Zac Maszlag held …
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