Verb T – Interview

This Friday saw the release of the long-awaited first collaborative album from Verb T and Pitch 92, and here at Wordplay, we are pretty darn excited about it.  Good Evening perfectly captures both artists musical personas, with former Mouse Outfit …
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Roots Manuva – Interview

It is a surprisingly cold Friday afternoon in September, and I am sitting in a high ceilinged, fairly small venue called Archspace in Haggerston. Bar staff make coffee whilst equipment is set up at the other end of the room. …
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EXCLUSIVE: Lazy Habits Ft Fjokra – Waiting Around

Lazy Habits return with a new crisp sound on the track Waiting Around. The video was performed live and filmed on the Polyphonic Playground, with each sound from the track assigned to a piece of playground and triggered on touch. …
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10 Questions – CARPETFACE

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. We’re exclusively streaming his album before …
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Do My Ting – Phoenix Da Ice Fire Ft. Cormega & Martian

World Premiere – Phoenix Da Icefire returns and features heavyweight Cormega! When the UK’s finest meet with American legend Cormega, produce a track by hands down the best producer on our island, Chemo, and then create a video with Globalfaction …
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Dutch Mob – Passport EP Review

Bristol, stand up for your biggest and best hip-hop duo since… ever. Introducing Dutch Mob, consisting of home-bred veterans Res One and Mistafire, representing Split Prophets and Se’Fire respectively. Together they are set to enhance Bristol’s hip-hop acclaim to new …
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Yo! – Must Volkoff, Vinnie Paz, Jehst, Conway, Swet Shop Boys, Big Like Baz, Cadet + more

Yes folks! It’s that time again. The extended bank-holiday weekend and has been and gone but don’t let the return of the working week get you down! We’re here to hook you up with a weekly fix of new material and …
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Jehst – New album and single announcement!

Some artists really don’t need an introduction. Jehst, one of the biggest and most influential artists in homegrown Hip Hop, is back with a bang after announcing his new album Billy Green is Dead and has decided to share with us …
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Renegade Brass Band – Totems (Review)

Sheffield based collective, Renegade Brass Band are back once again with their latest album Totems. Consisting of 8 horns, 2 percussionists, a scratch DJ and an MC, this 12-piece hip-hop collective certainly know how to capture the unmissable, electrifying energy …
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Taskforce (full crew interview)

It’s rare you catch the whole of Taskforce in the same room these days, but our man Ethan caught up with them all back stage at The Fresh Kids event in Huddersfield. Talk of new material as Taskforce and individually, …
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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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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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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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Jam Baxter – Mansion 38 Launch

Anyone who has followed the High Focus movement for the last seven years will have seen the UK hip-hop trendsetters go from performing shows in small intimate clubs and bars to selling out some of the country’s biggest venues, including …
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