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End Of The Weak – MC Challenge – UK Final

This saturday will see the conclusion of one of the UK’s most important events. A platform to launch careers and showcase skills, End Of The Weak’s MC Challenge is something we should all pay close attention to. After successfully hosting …
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Can B – Don’t Sleep

If you can’t tell from the accent, Can B is from Nottingham. If you can’t tell from the album, Can B is really fucking good. The album boasts a collection of Nottingham’s finest MC’s and producers with features from none …
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Nozstock Festival 2014

Wordplay recently hit the road bound for Nozstock Festival to check out the vibes and wet our appetites with some tasty hip hop courtesy of Sika Studios. Here’s what went down from the eyes and ears of Abi Lewis. At …
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An Actual Rap Show

At XOYO, London this wednesday ‘An Actual Rap Show’ will see appearances from the legendary Mcabre Brothers alongside Bad Taste’s piff highway travellers Trellion & Sniff, plus Onoe Capone, Rejjie Snow and more! Get your tickets HERE Share thisComments

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Dilated Peoples – Directors of Photography

Dilated Peoples are doing what they do best painting images of the world as they see it. They are bringing it on strong with their new album of freshness “Directors of Photography”. It’s very much a west coast feast with …
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Jam Baxter & Jon Phonics: Fresh Flesh EP

After the release of the brand new video for Rush by Jam Baxter and Jon Phonics last week, everyone has been waiting for this to drop. Fresh off the chopping board, may I introduce to you probably the swankiest EP …
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***EXCLUSIVE STREAM *** #BlahBlahBlackJosh

Here you go Wordplayers. Straight from the depths of the BLAH! We’re proud to continue the streaming schedule with the debut of Black Josh, #BlahBlahBlackJosh is without doubt the mixtape of the year so far. Do not miss out on …
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PhybaOptikz – Tales Of Danger

Although unfamiliar with PhybaOptikz’ work prior to this review, I soon got acquainted with his sound over the course of this 9 track EP. Within a few songs it became apparent that these guys understand beats. There’s a certain ‘je …
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EXCLUSIVE STREAM – MistaFire – Condemnation

Check out the exclusive stream of the debut album from MistaFire featuring Split Prophets, Mancub, Ngaio, Keshav Singh, Zico, Jago, Papa B, Tyun and DJ Rogue. Share thisComments

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Ugly Heroes – Naysayers & Playmakers (single)

If there is one thing that Ugly Heroes can bring to the table is dope music. Taking the time to listen to Verbal Kent and Red Pill over Apollo Brown’s chops of vintage rhythm and blues is always a treat. …
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Planet Asia & Tzarizm – Via Satellite

Planet Asia is one of those artists who’s credibility is matched only by his ability and work rate. An emcee’s emcee, the man had the midas touch from the get go, as far back as 1999 dropping 12′s on the …
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Upfront – Upfront and Personal

Upfront MC: Upfront & Personal So yeah, I’ve been sitting on this for a bit too long now! If you haven’t already clocked it, amidst travelling the continent with their energetic stage show, the Bristol behemoths that are Split Prophets …
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Motion Enterprise – Perpetual Motion

Get ready to stand to attention for Motion Enterprise. Any keen Wordplay reader will know that we’ve had our close eye on these guys for a few years now, so it is our greatest pleasure to introduce to you the …
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Stealf – Sling Me Down

De Facto Entertainment is proud to present ‘Sling Me Down’ an instrumental E.P courtesy of the head of the label and one half of Raw Product, Stealf. Presenting this 8 track instrumental E.P as a gift to the fans for …
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National Poetry Slam Final

The UK’s finest performance poets, spoken word artists, verbose verbalised minds and masters of spit-and-wi go head to head at The National Slam Final. Hosted by Steve Larkin & Sam Berkson alongside special guest Kate Tempest, it promises to be a …
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