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! – 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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EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE: Wilson Miles – Gun Runnin’

Wilson Miles are dope. It’s that simple. Hector Miles and Tony Wilson are two incredibly talented musicians, making timeless hip-hop with poignant lyrics and diverse soundscapes that are inventive and beautifully constructed boom-bap. That’s why we made them Amplify Artists …
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EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE: Chaos Jigsaw – You Make It

It’s time to get dark! Like, grim reaper dark! Wordplay are proud (and slightly slightly scared!) to introduce to you….Chaos Jigsaw. As a multi-instrumentalist and MC, Chaos (Dylan Cartlidge), fuses together Rock, Hip Hop and elements of Dub to make …
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EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE – Mellownin – We Don’t Need

Wordplay are keeping the vibes uplifting going into the weekend with another video premiere from Manchester’s buzzing and ever developing scene. This time round we are proud to introduce the new collective – Mellowinin. Consisting of Bxrry Blvcc, Miss Indigo, …
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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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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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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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WORDPLAY EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE: The Lytics – The Friction

Since 2010, Canadian based crew The Lytics have been providing some serious rhyme power with track after track proving their quintet’s lyrical diversity, complexity and originality. Formed in a Winnipeg basement, and driven B-Flat’s super tight production, The Lytics are …
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WORDPLAY EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE: Ill Move Sporadic & Tenchoo – Chess Pieces

Good Friday to you people! Wordplay are rather excited about our next Exclusive Premiere. We have one of the UK’s most respected battle rhymers, Tenchoo, teaming up with the jugganaut production team that are Ill Move Sporadic! The lyrical beast …
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WORDPLAY EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE – Enlish AKA Big Dave – Ten Tens

YES YES PEOPLE! The Wordplay team care about your wellbeing, and feel that Mondays should be started in style, with a big bloke doing some questionable Kung Fu moves, and also holding a baby whilst on a derelict train! See, …
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WORDPLAY PREMIERE – iLLPrepared Cypher

Yes yes Ladies & Gents! You should know by now that we don’t mess about here at Wordplay HQ and we’re back with yet another exclusive! Newcastle’s own Stig Of The Dump & long time collaborators/local veterans Esyoube aka King Hippo …
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WORDPLAY PREMIERE – Babyhead vs. Syntax – Watch The Soundman

HAPPY NEW YEAR PEOPLE!!! We hope you had a good, wavey, messy NYE, and we want to start the new year with a bang! Bristol based live hip-hop juggernauts Babyhead are getting ready to drop their fourth studio album Stage …
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