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Yo! – Ocean Wisdom, Danny Brown, Usain Bolt, Mac Miller, Anderson .Paak, Remulak, Big Toast, Cee Major + 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! Ocean Wisdom – Fire In The Booth Now I know you’re …
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RELOAD – Ghetts, Giggs, Big Narstie, Stormzy, Chip, AJ Tracey + more

Yes, yes people! Following in the footsteps of our bi-weekly Yo! segment, we’re now launching a fortnightly fix for fans that like something a little different. Grime, UK Rap – it doesn’t matter what you call it; you can find …
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Logic – Bobby Tarantino

Logic has been on a whirlwind of success since his first album, the sales and presence of the man have steadily increased since then. His second album (The Incredible Story) entered at number three on the Billboard 200 Chart with 135,000 …
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EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE – Foreign Interlood – Nowhere

With Summer finally here, Wordplay are proud to present a video premiere from a new Manchester based group that’s dripping in sunshine vibes. Foreign Interlood, whose sound feels reminiscent of Hawk House and Age Of Luna, are made up of …
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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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Boom Bap Festival 2016 highlights

  Boom Bap Festival for 5 years has been at the heart of the UK’s hip-hop scene, and is ever gaining traction across Europe due to its undying ambition to represent every aspect of the music we love. Taking place …
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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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From the deepest darkest dungeons of Bristol, 2 musical demons have been slowly emerging, wrapping their beat brandishing tentacles around the lands of Hip Hop and Grime, sucking out the darker elements, and turning them into a new, fusion of …
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Oracy landed on our speakers last year with the release of her aptly named debut album Foot In the Door and is back once again with her brand new album Suttin Dubby, this time bringing a load more hip hop, …
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10 questions – Verses Bang (Gutta Recs / Troll Gang)

Ello! So, Wordplay HQ are back again with some words and questions, in a particular order, to help you find out more about artists you love, or are yet to discover. We keep the questions loose to let them expand …
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10 UK streetwear brands every Wordplay reader should know

Seeing the rise of streetwear over the years has been somewhat bittersweet, the development of styles and diversity of brands available now is vast! But in some cases it has risen almost too far and into the realms of high …
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Yo! – A-F-R-O & Marco Polo, Tom Misch & Loyle Carner, D.O.S., TNC, Fudge, Duurty Goodz + 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! Tony D & Locksmyth f. Oshea – Police Harassment The Poisin …
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Interview – Creatures Of Habit

Since RLD Records was founded by Leaf Dog & BVA back in 2006, their ethic of keeping rap music real and organic has earned them the respect of a global hip-hop community. This respect has led to RLD becoming one …
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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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Ugly Heroes – Everything In Between

Ugly Heroes have kept a very busy schedule – both collectively and individually – so now they attempt to further cement their legacy by delivering a follow up album to their well-received self-titled debut from 2013 (although each member has …
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