Yo! – Joey Bada$$, DJ Shadow, Apollo Brown & Planet Asia, Damian Marley, Vard, Mura Masa + 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! – Jehst, Upfront, Action Bronson, Domo Genesis, Joyner Lucas, Kabaka Pyramid, Cypress Hill, Big Zuu + 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! – Ice Cube, Vic Mensa, Remulak, Damian Marley, Dotz, Heavy Links, Illa J, Jammz + 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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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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WORDPLAY EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE – Nubiyan Twist – Dance Inna London

Wordplay Magazine are super excited to present the exclusive premiere of London / Leeds based Funk / Dub / Soul behemoths Nubiyan Twist’ latest release. Currently midway through their UK single release tour, the band have returned to the fray …
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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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Yo! – Run The Jewels, CyHi The Prince, Raekwon Juga-Naut, Kendrick Lamar, Goldie, Gorillaz + 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! – Doc Brown, Talib Kweli & Styles P, Your Old Droog, Dotz, Joey Bada$$, Freddie Gibbs + more

‘Sup folks?! We’re aware that everyone’s busy dealing with the day-to-day ball ache that is life so we’re giving Yo! a bit of a facelift to make things just that bit easier . From now on it’s a no-frills afair; …
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#1 – Wordplay Meets…. Eothen ‘Egon’ Alapatt (Stones Throw / Now Again Records)

Wordplay Magazine is 15! To celebrate, and summon the beginning of a year long selection of amazing, as ever high quality content, including interviews, mixes, competitions, AND Issue 16s’ imminent release. To kick things off, we are very proud to …
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Rhythm And Alps Festival 2016

Rhythm and Alps Festival NYE 2016 Happy new year from the other side of the world!  This year we decided to switch it up and do something a bit different to the usual house party or club in bristol for …
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Pick Ten – UK DJ’s

Where would The Beastie Boys be without Mix Master Mike? Or RUN DMC without Jam Master Jay? Saying this, where would hip-hop be without Kool Herc!!? Of all the elements in hip-hop, the DJ is possibly the most important. When …
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Wordplay x Record Store Day 2016 #rsd2016

It’s that time again people! Record Store Day is a day of celebration amongst music fans, digital lovers, and hard core diggers alike. YES, it can be argued that prices maybe a little higher than usual, and YES it seems …
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Natty – Live At The Belgrave Music Hall – Leeds – 15/03/16

Natty, an insanely talented musician hailing from Finsbury Park in North London, has gained a significant reputation with his uplifting, positive musical output, which matches a reggae influence with mainstream appeal effortlessly, and he does it whilst completely maintaining his …
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Dirty Dubster’s Top 10 Top reggae / hip-hop Crossover Tunes

In preparation for Dirty Dubster’s brand new album Special Request, the guys have put together a great selection of their top 10 Reggae / hip-hop crossover tunes. Happy Friday! 1) Masters At Work Ft. Screechy Dan – Give it to me …
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EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE – First Degree Burns – Esteban ft. Res One

To kick start the week, Wordplay are proud to premiere a brand spanking new video from Bristol based First Degree Burns with the awesome Esteban, featuring Split Prophets’ very own Res One and filmed by the infamous Chris Lucas. As …
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