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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Juga-Naut: Six Bricks EP

Nottingham and UKHH go together like cheese and boards. The city is synonymous with some of the country’s most respected lyricists and beat makers who have become household names. Of these Juga-Naut may not be the first that springs to …
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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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WORDPLAY MEETS: Laura Lewis-Paul ofSaffron Records

WORDPLAY MEETS: LAURA LEWIS-PAUL SAFFRON RECORDS Here at Wordplay we love to celebrate the success of people’s achievements in music, and as a retrospective celebration for this year’s International Women’s Day, we decided to have a chat with one of …
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Looking back….. Lee Scott – The making of Nice Swan

“Honestly man, what it comes down to is I just want to make music and put projects together and art and that’s it, I don’t really have any passion for the other shit.” Scott was in the process of breaking …
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YO! – Sean P, Apathy, Speech Debelle, Doc Brown, Conway, Oddisee, Jungle Brown + 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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