11101492_10155524664020691_649960761_o
IMG_5374
1491301_10152752342360663_477910323_o
10562495_10154515946850557_7891639191300606594_o
10537291_10154515955340557_1590802750589086723_o
Covers2014
WPS5-Front-cover
hero
Lage Pro
png;base64ad8d9cf9145273f3

Outlook Festival 2015

One of the world’s most acclaimed festivals for hosting the very best of bass music and sound system culture, Outlook Festival returns on September 2nd-6th for it’s 8th season within Croatia’s notorious 19th century Fort Punta Christo location. Uniting a …
Continue reading

WP_ChesterCov

Issue 14 – Chester P

As 2015 kicks into gear we’re more than hyped to announce the arrival of issue 14 of Wordplay Magazine. As you can see from the picture above, our main focus for this edition is the phenomenally talented Chester P. For the …
Continue reading

6597

Fresh Island Festival 2015

ACTION BRONSON, PUSHA T, JOEY BADA$$, DANNY BROWN, JUST BLAZE, EVIDENCE, TIM WESTWOOD, CUT KILLER, TINASHE, MIGOS, SKEPTA & MORE ANNOUNCED FOR FRESH ISLAND FESTIVAL 2015 International stars, underground DJs and 6,000 revellers on board for the Hip-Hop event of …
Continue reading

L'Orange x Jeremiah Jae

L’Orange x Jeremiah Jae – The Night Took Us In Like Family

L’Orange is quickly making a name for himself as a producer. Being on the Mello Music Group imprint has helped him create great music filled with dusty samples and ominous atmospheres. On the other hand, Jeremiah Jae is Flying Lotus’s …
Continue reading

11103270_10152802356967688_7104527643102875623_o

#RSD – Fundamental Elements EP Launch

(Featuring DJ Backlash, Upryt, Tendancee, Tailor Made & Verbill) Saturday 18th April @ The Milk Factory, South Brisbane. Tonight the Fundamental Elements bring all they have to their EP launch at South Brisbane’s Milk Factory, a huddled corner space just …
Continue reading

Techtonic Plates

Techtonic Plates – The Mercalli Scale

Techtonic Plates have arrived with their lava flowing, universe analysing album The Mercalli Scale.  Simultaneously keeping it earthly and otherworldly with introspective words and fight the system points of view commentary. Get yer telescopes out and tilt your head back.  Time to …
Continue reading

a4085021125_10

Exploko – Furious Styles

Exploding Koala is explosive on the hi-hats as he goes HAM on new LP ‘Furious Styles’.   From the man behind the beats that pimped the beats behind Australian hip-hop’s The Optimen and soulsters Bankrupt Billionaires, Boomtown’s dopest producer Exploko …
Continue reading

spektre cover

Spektre – Portrait of a Poltergeist

Welsh producer Spektre aka Qred has been making beats since the late 90’s. With a rather impressive number of releases under his belt, check his bandcamp for the full back catalogue, his music ranges from straight up Hip Hop, to …
Continue reading

Marc_7_-_When_Sounds_Attack_vol1_cover final

Marc7 – When Sounds Attack, Vol. 1

This EP from Jurassic 5’s Marc7 showcases the MC’s smooth flow, which when accompanied by the brave samples and soulful beats, amalgamates into a very listenable offering. Hailing from Los Angeles, Marc7; the self-proclaimed Sasquatch of hip-hop, has taken this …
Continue reading

DSC_3031

10 Questions – George Fields

Welcome back to the Wordplay 10 Questions. As ever we will be keeping it light, allowing our guests to expand on their answers as much as their time allowed. This week’s plucky contestant is George Fields, check it. 1) Contestant, what’s …
Continue reading

droogwp

Your Old Droog – Hidden Persuaders

In case anyone UK fans are still in doubt about the true identity of Brooklyn rapper Your Old Droog then your chance to set the record straight is coming this June when he will perform his debut appearance at London’s …
Continue reading

brotherman disc

Brotherman – Heart Of Dem 7″ picture disc – Record Store Day re-issue

Tomorrow is Record Store Day! We can’t wait, and from the looks of things alot you guys can’t wait too! To celebrate the day, a hidden gem in UK hip-hop from one of most underrated MC’s..Brotherman, is being re-issued. The …
Continue reading

The Death of Meaning

Defenders of Style – The Death of Meaning

Defenders of Style could probably whip up a frenzy of hype and market themselves as a cult or gang as the current trend of UK hip-hop seems to be going. But this isn’t the approach of the Leeds group; instead …
Continue reading

DRS- Mid Mic Crisis

DRS – Mid Mic Crisis

On the totem pole of MCing (you know, that objective ranking system we all use, all the time), you’re unlikely to meet much contradiction if you place Drum & Bass MCs right at the bottom. Whether it’s the D&B purists …
Continue reading

prhyme

PRhyme – Islington Assembly Hall

Last December saw one of the most prolific pairings in hip hop history take place when the legendary Premo and Royce Da 5’9 joined forces to create PRhyme. Lauded as one of the hottest albums of 2014, PRhyme is a …
Continue reading

Living Daylights

James Gardin & KuroiOto – Living Daylights

With this new collaborative album, James Gardin has created a body of work that has the potential to create waves throughout the scene. Alongside producer KuroiOto, the Michigan MC delivers a soulful 8 track piece that is perfect to bump …
Continue reading

ScorZayZee_Lp_550

EXCLUSIVE STREAM – Scor-Zay-Zee – Aeon – Peace To The Puzzle

In true British style Scor-Zay-Zee has kept us waiting but surpassed expectations on all fronts – Aeon – Peace To The Puzzle is a collection of 28 tracks from the heart and soul of a truly gifted artist. Dropping through …
Continue reading