Boom Bap 2014 – Wordplaya’s Warm-Up

Taking the podium¬†today¬†is¬†Wordplay¬†photographer and insatiably good looking chap Anis Ali on his ramblings about what to expect at this years festival.¬† Write something for the Boom Bap promo they said, it’ll be fun they said, “Oh please Anis – it’ll …
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Brother Beatbox – Volume III

Combining some of the best talent from both sides of the Atlantic comes Brother Beatbox who drops¬†an album jam packed full of bopping songs. Volume III is a selection of soulful, jazz infused pieces making this the uplifting album of …
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Ab-Soul: These Days

Ab-Soul has been the unexpectedly successful TDE emcee. Many felt he was dope, but did not see him putting together dominant compositions. However, Control System threw the industry a curve ball. Had not been for GKMC by Kendrick (Lamar), Ab-Dash-Soul …
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Boom Bap 2014 – Wordplaya’s Warm-Up

Ladies and gentlemen, beat-makers and rap-stallions, hip-hop heads and graffiti gaffers, We are only 11 days away from the biggest, baddest and best weekend in the music calendar. Boom Bap Festival is back and we here at Wordplay just cannot …
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Think Wordplay

With all the recent hype surrounding Issue 13, Wordplay has linked up with the master of garms¬†over at Think Zebra to bring you a huge sack of prizes for your part in continuing to spread the word. The rules to …
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Atmosphere – Interview

‚ÄúWe‚Äôre not lucky but we‚Äôre fortunate‚ÄĚ Hailing from south Minneapolis and being at the forefront of the notorious Rhymesayers Record Label, Atmosphere has been in the rap game for 19 years are still pushing the boundary of underground Hip Hop. …
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Habitat – Empire Building

Empire Building in the game of Hip Hop If you want to know where an artist‚Äôs allegiance lies in the Game of Hip Hop, you merely have to hear these two magic words – Boom Bap! MC Habitat kicks down …
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Pepito 7$ – Exclusive Interview

Having¬†fairly recently¬†moved back down under¬†to Australia after living in the UK for some years, we caught up with bboy style guru and hiphop head¬†‘Pepito’ of the 7 Dollars Crew to talk about his influences in hiphop culture and what originally …
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QRED – Between Now and Never

It’s only been 4 months since Pembrokeshire beatmaster, QRED, snatched the lost parameters of underground Hip Hop and hurled them back into the rap-mosphere with Godly grace and Devilish defiance. ‘Old Time Tradition’ was and always will be a definitive …
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Soundcrash Presents – DJ Kentaro

DJ KENTARO – LIVE JON 1ST (2013 WORLD DMC CHAMPION) DJ IRK (SOLID STEEL 2X MIX OF THE YEAR) 27th June 2014, Rich Mix DJ Kentaro returns on the 27th June 2014 with his untouchable blend of hip-hop, breaks and …
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Spektre: Geist Groove Concerto

Do you have movies playing in your head?¬† Do you have incidents whilst going about your business when some damned fool tries to mess with you and in your mind you drop kick them to the chest?¬† Have you discovered …
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Drunken Masters Night – 13/6/14

DRUNKEN MASTERS –13/6/14 –¬†LEE SCOTT, N.L.P, MOTION ENTERPRISE, CHEQUELECTIC¬† Following the successes of the previous Drunken Masters events featuring names like¬†Life & Nappa, Dr Syntax and The Mouse Outfit, it’s become pretty clear that the Drunken Masters organisers Ryno and …
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Primetime – Just Spittin’

Primetime‚Äôs Just Spittin‚Äô is pretty much the ideal candidate for Slept On Sunday feature, as it‚Äôll probably have slipped under the radars of most heads about on the scene. That‚Äôs not to say there‚Äôs not quality on show here, but …
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Life MC: Sounds of the Underground

The towering Rastaman that is Life MC, the famed hypnotic flow champion and UK underground legend respected for his conscious, reality based lyrical content, has just released his 6th solo album, a 12 track LP entitled ‚ÄėSounds of the Underground‚Äô. …
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10 Q’s – Deeflux (Natural Selection)

Whats the worst rhyme you’ve ever written? That would probably have to be “I’m on a roll like a piece of cheese” (double meaning on the roll part though) that ones pretty bad i guess. Where do you write the …
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