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10 Q’s – Junior Disprol – Dead Residents

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 Junior Disprol of the Dead Residents, …
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Supreme x Champion Fall/Winter Collection 2014

Two of the most recognisable brands in streetwear have teamed up to create a capsule collection to keep you warm for this winter/fall season. Supreme and Champion have drawn on 90’s influences to create three tracksuits in red, navy blue …
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The Fresh Brew EP

EXCLUSIVE STREAM: Gibbo – The Fresh Brew

Aldershot resident Gibbo has been plying his trade for about 8 years and right about now he serves up the ‘Fresh Brew’ EP for us, his debut outing for De Facto Entertainment. With production handled entirely by Stealf, the pair …
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Black Josh – #BLAHBLAH Black Josh

On a scene generally dominated by bass music and grime emcees, BLAH Records have been reliably plying their trade, and are one of the labels responsible for an ongoing resurgence in UK Hip Hop emerging north of London. #BLAHBLAH Black …
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Bishop Nehru x MF Doom – NEHRUVIANDOOM (Sound Of The Son)

News that a man known for his many differing personalities was teaming up with another firm favourite of the team created quite the buzz here at Wordplay. In the beginning this was meant to be a one-person review, but let’s …
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Strange U – EP #2040

Strange U are back with their highly anticipated sophomore effort “EP #2040”. Strange U aka Kashmere and producer Dr Zygote are both known and respected for their solo work. In the past Kashmere has released material for seminal UK hip …
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Hawk House: A Handshake To The Brain

I first saw Hawk House (formerly known as A Yellow Man) live in Bristol back in May when they supported Action Bronson on his recent UK tour. To tell the truth, I hadn’t checked them out too much beyond a …
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Shabaam Sahdeeq: Keeper Of The Lost Art

“I don’t do that pop-rap, it’s not part of my chain/ But I ain’t mad at you fool, you can do your thaang.” Shabaam Sahdeeq is a U.S underground veteran widely respected for keeping it realer than real and is …
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10 Q’s – Adam

1. Whats the worst rhyme you’ve ever written? I think it might also be one of my best – “me and Bones ain’t no ten-a-pennies, spice up lives like Geri Halliwelly or some peri peri” It’s awesomeness and terribleness should …
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***EXCLUSIVE STREAM*** Context & Jimmy Flipshyt – Fire In The Basement

Weighing in at a solid eight tracks, the EP features the classic boom-bap sound that the duo have become known for. With guest verses from BVA, P.Smurf, Sinks, Stateovmind, Mattrix and Dane One, this release is set to be the …
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Blessings In The Gray – AK (The Underachievers)

In a summer where Shurmurda dance has swept across the internet, Nicki Minaj’s ass shut down everyone’s computer (or at least mine) and French Montanna has landed a cameo role on the Kardashians. It’s easy to forget that there is …
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Has-Lo x Castle – Live Like You’re Dead

Has-Lo and Castle was a match made in underground hip hop heaven. Castle is practically unknown and makes unwavering hip hop. Has-Lo is a producer-with-lyrical-capabilities that also refuses to compromise. Being signed to the same label, it would only make …
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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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