EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE – Jack Danz – Schools Out

Exclusively premiering on the site this Wednesday, Wordplay Magazine and Bad Taste Records are proud to present the brand new video from Defenders of Style’s baddest and best, the northern colossus that is – Jack Danz. Schools Out is a …
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Dirty Dike – Sucking On Prawns In The Moonlight

Dirty Dike has steadily made his way to being one of the UK’s most prominent hip hop artists over the last ten years. Having recently turned his hand to beat making and production, some have questioned if he’s tired of …
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Ghosted: Bristol, An introduction

Ghosted is a production night for mature, forward thinking beat connoisseurs, who like to feel the music and really get to know the producers behind the equipment. With a rise in live nights of this nature, sometimes amazing events can …
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COMPETITION – DMC World DJ Championships 2015

Wordplayers! It’s competition time. The 30th anniversary of the world’s number one DJ competition takes place this Sunday at The Forum in Kentish Town, London. For the chance to win yourself a pair of tickets to attend the monumentally important event, all you have to …
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Illinformed – The Mould Tape

It’s been less than 5 years since Illinformed was just another underrated producer coming up in the scene. His modest acclaim stems from collaborations alongside the likes of Jedi Mind Tricks and Jam Baxter as he formed as ⅓ of the …
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Tom Misch – Beat Tape 2

Don’t you love a bit of fusion? Tom Misch’s new Beat Tape 2 is perfect if you do. With collaborations and different styles aplenty, yet still managing to retain a coherent thread throughout the piece, Misch excels himself on this …
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Finale – Odds & Ends

Finale hasn’t been on the seen for around five or so years. Back in 2009, he dropped the dope Pipe Dollar and a Dream. Right after that however, he took a hiatus. He focused on being a husband and a …
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Moka Only – Magickal Weirdness

It’s hard to pigeonhole Moka Only. For the most part, his rhymes seem to be irreverent, carefree, highly intellectual and deep, all at the same time. Let’s face it: how many rappers name one of their songs after Eckhart Tolle? …
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Sip The Juice Present – Action Bronson

Action Bronson @ o2 Academy Bristol 17.09.2015 Action Bronson returned to Bristol last weekend, to celebrate the release of major label debut ‘Mr. Wonderful.’ Notorious for his rowdy and unruly stage presence and also known to throw wide screen TV’s …
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Emskee/ Mac McRaw/ Nick Wiz – It’s About Time 7″

  Coming to you live from the Cold Rock Stuff camp is their latest 7″ for Emskee’s 1995 unreleased and new and revised version of It’s about time. This double A sided single is a must have for any hiphop …
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Guilty Simpson – Detroit’s Son

The wealth of talent in the Detroit underground scene is overwhelming. Detroit’s Son is the latest album from Guilty Simpson; it’s released through the legendary Stones Throw Records, and is produced in its entirety by QUAKERS. His third full length …
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10 Questions – C-Froo (Crudely Cut)

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, we have Bristolian good time rhymer C-Froo, who is soon …
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Philly B – Let It Play

I’ve been blessed with the opportunity to review, in my opinion, one of the greatest producers in UK hip­-hop right now, and his latest rendition. Philly B’s tracks mostly feature tight, punchy hi-hats mixed with a handful of light hearted …
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WORDPLAY PREMIERE – Riot Jazz Brass Band – Merkin’

Are you ready to get funky?! Well it’s Friday, and we at Wordplay think you deserve a little Funk to start the weekend in style, and what better way than a WORLD PREMIERE of the brand new track from the …
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Ringz Ov Saturn presents the MPC series – Micall Parknsun

MICALL PARKNSUNWeapons of choice: Akai MPC 1000 Mini Computer Speakers Micall Parknsun is a complex man. This loving husband and proud father of three is a self-confessed Hip Hop junkie, recalling the Golden Era of US Hip Hop as the …
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