The Miscellaneous Times of a Country Bumpkin 2

  As a writer, you can research, compile and polish until the event you’re describing is presented clearly and concisely. If only the same could be done with photography… It takes a gifted mind to spot moments of photographic purity (before they happen), and …
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Spektre – It Wants To Live

After slapping pleasantries across the studio twice this year, with the glorious Old Time Tradition and Between Now & Never, Pembrokeshire beat-smith, QRED, returns in poltergeist form as Spektre, his 7th incarnation of the beat slaying, cubase using spirited pseudonym. …
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Theophilus London – Vibes

Theophilus London has been making waves on the underground and international scene for a while now. Although he has yet to become a big name, London’s music isn’t make for everybody. His premiere album, Tmez Are Weird These Days, established …
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Mad Brains x Srabi Machine – Myth

It’s always healthy to see a full UK collaboration, I don’t know why. But it just feels right, doesn’t it? Well, like Bangers and Mash, Mad Brains and Srabi Machine have come together to make something truly delicious. Myth is …
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Rhyme Pad & Boom Bap present Boom Bap’s 4th Birthday

When people think of Cambridge, they think of the university. Sure the University has come out with several dozen Nobel Prize winners in medicine and science, but how many rappers have they come out with? That’s right, none. The city however has produced …
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C-Bo: OG Chronicles

C-Bo is a name you have to be familiar with. He’s been making quality West Coast gangsta rap for what seems like an eternity. ‘OG Chronicles’ is his latest album, released through his own West Coast Mafia imprint. It’s a …
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10 Q’s – MNSR Frites

1. What’s the worst rhyme you’ve ever written? I can safely say I have dropped many a clanger and will continue to do so. One that stands out from the early days is ‘I rap tight like a christmas gift’. …
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Dillon Cooper – X:XX

You only have to look at who Dillon Cooper is sharing a stage with this December to see the respect he’s getting within hip-hop. And when he joins De La Soul in Chicago at the end of the year he’ll …
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Elements Presents: RA The Rugged Man

Elements Presents: RA The Rugged Man, Locksmith & Jack Jetson, Space Cadet and Ronald F Peterson Live at The Hifi Club, Leeds RA The Rugged Man is one of the most technical, respected and infamous MCs in the game. He’s …
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10 Questions – Bboy Focus

An absolute pleasure to be sharing this with you all, our latest 10 questions with the one and only Bboy Focus of Flow Mo Crew, Finland: Firstly please introduce yourself, tell us where you’re from and who & what you …
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Doom Brotherz: The Mystery Of The Phantom Flames

Only a loyal fan of Hip Hop knows that it took Solomon Caine and Kyvah Johnston (aka Boston’s Slim Pickens) to show the world how it’s done. This duo is comprised of talented individuals that share a passion for music …
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#GutterButter with @GRIFFandish

Another fortnight has passed and as such, here we are with another instalment of #GutterButter, Wordplay’s only dedicated section on Grime. From heavyweight veterans Dizzee Rascal and Ghetts to relatively new boys on the block like Blade Brown, we’ve got …
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Diamond D: Diam Piece.

Over 20 years in the game, grammy winner for his contribution to the Fugees monster album ‘The Score. Commando of a tremendous amount of boom bap, Diamond D is still a best kept secret. The diggin in the crates master …
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Habitus – Beat the Pad & Write the Rhymes

Hip Hop will always be beyond and above the person with a Mic in hand, it’s about the dedication of music, the beats and the rhymes. There are very few artists of today that can deliver a unique Flow, but …
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10 Q’s – Juga-Naut

Welcome back to the Wordplay 10 Questions. As ever we will be keeping it light, allowing our guests to expand on their answers as much as their time allowed. This week’s plucky contestant is Juga-Naut, check it. What’s the worst …
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