YO! – KRS-One, Ramson Badbonez, Doc Brown, Rejjie Snow, The Age Of L.U.N.A, Lamarrie Esquire + more

Yes folks! It’s that time again. Hopefully the Monday blues have disappeared but if not, fear not! We’re here to hook you up with a weekly fix of new material and excerpts from new releases over the past seven days. …
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10 Questions: Vice beats

Welcome back to 10 Questions, and this time round it’s something a little different. Vice beats has been at the helm of the Wordplay Podcast since 2015 and is the Managing Editor for the magazine, but we don’t wanna talk …
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YO! – Booda French, Split Prophets, The Mouse Outfit, Gift Of Gab, Brother Ali, MC Eiht, Flobots + more

Yes folks! It’s that time again. Hopefully the Monday blues have disappeared but if not, fear not! We’re here to hook you up with a weekly fix of new material and excerpts from new releases over the past seven days. …
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Interview: Big Daddy Kane

The word legendary gets banded around far too freely these days that on many occasions, it loses it’s majesty. In this instance, it’s unquestionably correct. Hearing that Big Daddy Kane was heading to our shores for a series of five …
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Chemo interview (talking about Jam Baxter & Chemo – Mansion 38)

The interview you are about to read contains exclusive details concerning Jam Baxter & Chemo : Mansion 38. For the first time, Chemo reveals the creation process of the Mansion 38 LP –  starting from Chemo’s first encounter with Jam …
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Defenders Of Style – Auxillary x Elements – The Old Red Bus Station – Leeds – 04-03-2017

Once again bringing a heavy selection of homegrown hip-hop to Leeds is the Elements crew; tonight sees a line-up packed with local talent, and the healthy West Yorkshire scene is showcased upstairs at The Old Red Bus Station, a venue …
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Love Saves The Day (Preview)

Man! It’s crazy to think that we’ve hit May already! Sure, 2017’s blessed with some epic albums thus far but where has the time gone?! Apart from delivering one of our best issues yet, here at Wordplay HQ we’ve done …
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Yo! – Dutch Mob, Phoenix Da Icefire, Snoop Dogg, Conway, Beat Butcha, Westside Gunn, A.G. + more

Yes folks! It’s that time again. We’re here to hook you up with a fix of new material and excerpts from new releases over the past seven days. As ever, we’re going to let the music do the talking… Dutch …
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Yo! – Nas, Kendrick Lamar, Leaf Dog, Merkules, O.C., Curren$y, Verb T, Big Boi + more

Yes folks! It’s that time again. We’re here to hook you up with a fix of new material and excerpts from new releases over the past seven days. As ever, we’re going to let the music do the talking… Nas …
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Outlook Festival x Cazer – 2017 Line Up Announcement visuals

WhoiIII! Outlook Festival is back! Now in their 10th year, the Croatian based festival situated in Fort Punta Christo has become a stalwart within the annual festival calendar for music lovers everywhere.  2017 has an even crazier line up than …
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Nubiyan Twist + Sounds Of Harlowe + Worm Disco Club – Live at The Fleece, Bristol – 13-04-2017

Since their self titled debut in 2015, Nubiyan Twist, the powerhouse 10 piece London and Leeds based collective have been tearing up live shows across Europe. Their unique fusion of Dub, Funk, Soul, Jazz, Afro-beat and Hip Hop creates a …
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Yo! – Homeboy Sandman, Kyza, Westside Gunn, NxWorries, Split Prophets, Jay Prince, Avelino + more

Yes folks! It’s that time again. There’s been plenty of big releases over the extended weekend and hopefully you’ve found the time to indulge. We might all have to head back to normality today but fear not; we’re here to hook …
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Leaf Dog – Dyslexic Disciple (Album Review)

Tomorrow finally sees the hotly anticipated release of Leaf Dog’s Dyslexic Disciple, his second full length solo offering. A practiced artist knows how to take time over a project and Dyslexic Disciple is a prime example of this. Leaf’s last album …
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Yo! – Evidence, DANGERDOOM, Cappo, Mothership Connection, AZ, Frank Ocean, Moreone + more

Yes folks! It’s that time again. Hopefully the Monday blues have disappeared but if not, fear not! We’re here to hook you up with a weekly fix of new material and excerpts from new releases over the past seven days. …
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10 Questions: Rye Shabby

From lacing lyrics over grime instrumentals and recording tracks by age 11, to working with Aboveground on his music videos and touring the UK with High Focus Records, Rye Shabby is an unashamedly new school rapper currently signed to UK …
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