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Issue 14 Cover & Features

As 2015 kicks into gear we’re more than hyped to announce the impending 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. …
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The Scribes – A Story All About How

The Scribes, a four piece crew hailing from Bristol, return with their second full length album, A Story All About How. The group consists of Bristol based lyrical juggernaut; Loci Steele (more widely known as Jonny Steele), alongside fellow MC …
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Blueprint @ Shapes – 28/2/15

Blueprint lacked a lot to say the least. This had nothing too do with the artists performing on the night but more to do with the organisation of the event. First off it started late, meaning people were told to …
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Pontiff Goods

Pontiff Goods is a new up and coming skate garment brand – cultivated by the street scene in Fremantle – a suburb in Western Australia with connections in Berlin, Germany. Run by designer and team ambassador, Elliot Goldstone – Pontiff …
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EXCLUSIVE STREAM – Life MC & BadHabitz – Deep In The Trenches

Emerging from the undergrowth to soaring way above the norm, Life MC & Badhabitz’ new album is not one to be kept in the darkness for long. It is our immense please to be able to offer you a sneak …
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Jay Prince – BeFor Our Time

Jay Prince is an East London MC, who’s already garnered support from Semtex, Annie Mac and worldwide blogs, getting love for his chilled out, (mostly) self-produced tracks. As a multi-instrumentalist, Jay is already supported by Converse and has released a …
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Levelz – LVL.08.2 – the North Wales ::definition edition

The start of the first Levelz tour read like this: Manchester, Bangor, Stoke and Derby with later dates at Bristol and London.  The Manchester collective are adding more and more dates to their LVL.08 tour, but their second date was …
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Delegates Of Culture – Inaccessible (B-Sides & Bootlegs)

It says a lot when a group of performers can release what is essentially an album of discarded B-sides and unwanted bootlegs and it can sound as relevant and progressive as Inaccessible does. The collection of aborted and previously unheard …
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Slept on Sunday – Hex One & 5th Element – Hologramz

Today’s ‘Slept on Sunday’ piece features the latest LP to drop on Florida label Mic Theory Records in the shape of Hologramz, a collaborative joint from celebrated Hollywood pair Hex One & 5th Element. Featuring a whole slew of features …
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Dave Drew – SynthBASED

The impressive element to any good instrumental lies within its ability to breakdown a structure, stripping proceedings back to the basics to reveal a raw beauty throughout the beat. Soulful beat-smith Drew Dave provides such form across his new, 41-minute long …
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Physiks – Money Troubles Beat Tape

Scottish producer Physiks as become well known, not just for his skills on the mic, but in the lab as well. He has a few mixes to show for it and is proving his progressively experimental expertise on his new …
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Jman – Free Dank

A little teaser of what’s to come, Greasy Vinyl and Jman present Free Dank – Out now! Free Dank by Jman Share thisComments

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#GutterButter 5 with Griff

#GutterButter with @GRIFFandish is back once again, to spread the grimy love. If you want to know what’s going on in the roughed up cousin of hip-hop, this is your one-stop place to go. Check out our picks of the …
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Azizi Gibson – The Last EP

Having given us a taste of his style with the mixtape Ghost In The Shell released in June 2013, Azizi Gibson returns on our radar with The Last EP, with production from the likes of Kamandi, Mori and Scoop Deville. …
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28th Feb – Blueprint @ Shapes (London)

28TH FEBRUARY 2015 – SHAPES, LONDON, E9 Featuring Hot 97’s Peter Rosenberg and US rapper Stalley Blueprint is a cultural festival celebrating the pillars of the arts in the new hub of creativity that is Hackney Wick. 1000 people will descend …
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Electric Koolade Tour Preview

Brooklyn has always been a fertile breeding ground for hip-hop greatness and the Flatbush area in particular is gaining notoriety among international hip-hop fans in its own right. The Underachievers and The Flatbush Zombies collectively form Clockwork Indigo. These gifted …
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