EXCLUSIVE VIDEO PREMIERE: Detax – Disegno (Produced by Remulak)

Detax is one of the UK”s most promising upcoming MCs. As the front man for The Outerclass (alongside producer Loop Faction), who Wordplay have been supporting and constantly listening to at Wordplay Towers since their debut album Post Real dropped …
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Review: Summers Sons & Charlie Tappin – Undertones

Summers Sons & Charlie Tappin, an emerging hip-hop and soul act from South-East England, are becoming recognised; although these aren’t fresh faces on the scene. Summers Sons, aka beatmaker Slim and lyricist Turt, released their self-titled debut early 2015, mixed …
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Don’t sleep on: BigSmokin’Joe – Single Minded

Hailing from Burnham-On-Sea, a sleepy South West town that is frequented by coach loads of OAPs visiting from the midlands, BigSmokin’Joe is not necessarily in the place that you would expect for an enigmatic and seriously driven MC and producer, …
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Review: Organik Poisons – A Chemical Monkeywrench

The heaviest Hip Hop collaboration we’ve witnessed so far comes fresh from New York collective Organik Poisons. A sister company of UK based record label Heavy Crates, the strictly vinyl connoisseurs; Organik Poisons is an long-running partnership between New York …
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In Depth: Sam Zircon

It was originally going to be called ‘The Zircon Thing’ but me and Lee were talking about an old film called ‘Godzilla Vs Destroyer, Godzilla Wins’ and it somehow ended up as what it is… No, that isn’t a quote …
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Introducing Hack A Heckle – A national gender harassment campaign

The UK is in a crisis. There are an ever increasing number of young people who are harassing, cat calling and verbally abusing the public. With Young women experiencing verbal harassment from 11 years old and lower, and little being …
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Venom – Ruff N Tuff (review)

(In my opinion) Venom is the best. I’ve been saying this for ages, and while the many other Venom productions were enough proof already, with Ruff N Tuff – his first solo production album – we have the golden goose, …
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EXCLUSIVE VIDEO PREMIERE: Sounds Of Harlowe – Flow So

I first heard Sounds Of Harlowe at the XLR Festival in Bristol in 2014. A friend of friend had recommended them, so without hearing them live I booked them, and they were AMAZING! At the time they only had one …
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WORDPLAY EXCLUSIVE PRE-RELEASE STREAM – VVV – BOZO BOYS

What’s good beautiful people?! You might be aware that we’ve been a little quiet of late. Don’t panic! We’re not going anywhere; we’re just busy laying down the foundations for the future. In the meantime, we’re here to hit you …
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In Depth: The Last Skeptik

It’s safe to say that The Last Skeptik’s been grafting for what seems like forever. You’ve probably listened to him laying down the backdrop for Verb T’s brilliant Broken Window LP. More recently, you may have clocked his solo EPs and collaborative …
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10 Questions – Etta Bond

What’s good lovely people! We’re back at it again with another round of 10 Questions –  keeping the questions light and loose to allow the contestants to get creative and expand with their answers. This time around, our very own …
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YO! – Phoenix Da Icefire, Lowkey, Perestroika, The Mouse Outfit, Aesop Rock & Homeboy Sandman, Dabbla, Prop Dylan, Chip + 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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YO! – Datkid, Sean Price, Verb T, eMCee Killa, Leikeli47, Open Mike Eagle, Kamakaze + 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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WORDPLAY EXCLUSIVE PRE-RELEASE STREAM – CARPETFACE – Cognitive Diss

Yes, yes folks. The weekend might seem like a distant memory but fear not; we’re on hand to help! Here at Wordplay HQ, our focus has always been to champion great music in any shape or form and if we’re …
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YOGOCOP TAKEOVER – Day 8: THE BONUS DAY! – YGCTV – Illiterate X Mr.Slipz freestyle

SO! The end is here. This is the last day of the Yogocop Records takeover. It’s been a blast! Thanks for getting involved, sharing, liking, viewing, listening and generally being amazing! We’ve had so much fun hanging out with the …
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