EXCLUSIVE VIDEO PREMIERE: Benin City – All Smoke, No Fire

We’re all aware of the soul destroying activities of local councils agreeing to hugely important music venues being closed down to make way for gentrification, profiteering and and modernisation, but the long lasting impact of these venues closing on the …
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Top Ten – US Female MC’s

Picking top ten artists from any genre is no easy task. Picking ten female mc’s normally results in the same ten names listed in different orders and missing some vital elements. So we’ve put this list together based on lyrical ability, game …
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EXCLUSIVE VIDEO PREMIERE: Skittles – Problematic

So! It’s video exclusive time again! This time round we have a rather soulful release from the lyrical don that is Skittles! With the track itself exclusively premiered on Beats1, Skittles has teamed up with multi-instrumentaliists and producers Ben price and …
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Fresh Kids Club presents: Lunar C live @ The Parish, Huddersfield (live)

Nearly a year had passed since the last Fresh Kids Club event happened in Huddersfield, but in true FKC style they came back in style! Having previously put on the likes of Akil The MC, Genesis Elijah & Apatite, the …
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EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE: TNC – Tighter Than A Duck’s Chuff

So! It’s premiere time again here at Wordplay Towers! For longer than we (and possibly they!) can remember we’ve been banging TNC aka The Natural Curriculum. The crew are made up of Aver, Chalk and Omas on production duties, alongside …
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BRAPP EXCLUSIVE: Divine – Farak Hai

Brapp pushing boundaries and breaking down barriers yet again with Divine! High profile Indian rapper Divine who became famous in India when he created his own music video using only his iPhone, has dropped a Brapp HD video for new …
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RELOAD – Coco, Young Spray, Maxsta, Cadet, Teddy Music, Avelino, Dave, MJ Cole + more

Yes, yes peeps.  It’s time for another dose of reload-worthy releases from the world of 140bpm. If you’re after something a little different from our usual output, we’ve rounded up a selection of what we feel needs another spin. Check …
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EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE – Brapp X Geechi Suede (Camp Lo)

Brapp team up with Geechi Suede from the legendary Camp Lo. This video was shot while the New Yorker was in Luton London and builds the hype towards the forthcoming NYTELIFE project. The track’s called ‘London Luton’, named after the …
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YO! – Cappo, Nas, Lowkey, Apollo Brown & Skyzoo, Rag’N’Bone Man, Problem Child + more

YO! Welcome back to Yo! – Your go to spot for a bi-monthly fix of the latest releases, videos, news and vibes gathered up neatly in a Yo! sized bundle! Cappo – Ether The Grand Imperial returns with an absolute monster …
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UK PREMIERE – Soundsci – The Art Of Smoke & Mirrors

After the chilling events taking place in the US, the #blacklivesmatter campaign and the fallout of Brexit, it’s worrying how events can rapidly spiral out of control. 2 weeks ago we ran the Soundsci takeover, creating a track over the …
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Coops – God Complex

It’s been a little over three weeks since Coops dropped the third instalment of his discography and we’re still revelling at it’s brilliance at Wordplay HQ.  Following in the foosteps of his debut What Do You See? and the well-received follow …
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WORDPLAY EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE – This Side Up – Signs Feat. Verb T & Moreone

Ireland’s This Side Up join forces with the mighty Verb T and Moreone to deliver this real hip hop headnodder! The video is class too, some nice original ideas separating them from the usual wave your hands at the camera …
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WORDPLAY EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE: Black Square – Fundamental f. Ben Verse

We’ve been shouting about Black Square for a while at Wordplay Studios. It’s not long until the debut album Silent City is released and we’re all hyped for you to hear it! Black Square brings an unquestionable Bristol sound we all …
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WORDPLAY EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE: Moose Funk Squad – Shut Shit Down!

Moose Funk Squad bring that rowdy gritty UK sound we all love! And you’re hearing it here first. Produced by Pete Cannon and lifted off Hoof Prints Vol.2 which is available on double sided vinyl with Vol.1 here     …
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Dephect – Mark B Tribute

As we all know earlier this year we lost a true UK great, Mark B passed and shocked the hip hop community on new years day and he takes his place with all the other legends we’ve lost in 2016. …
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