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FourToTheFloor exclusive screening at Sonos Studio – London

Last week Wordplay were invited to attend the launch of Channel 4’s late night music show FourtotheFloor (FTTF) at the lovely London home to Sonos Studio. The screenings were complimented by Thris Thian and United Vibrations both delivering exciting and intimate …
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Saffron Records presents – Eva Lazarus, Bellatrix & China Bowls – Live at Colston Hall – Bristol – 18-09-2016

  Astounding. That’s a good first word to describe the calibre of the artists performing at Bristol based Female Youth record label Saffron Records first birthday party. With Colston Hall in Bristol offering impeccable sound quality, and a chilled and …
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Yo! – Dave East, Black Josh, Apathy, Ryu, Vinnie Paz, The Cool Kids, NxWorries + 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! Dave East – Keisha Let’s kick things off with a dose …
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Top Ten – Female MC’s

Picking top ten artists from any genre is no easy task. Picking ten female mc’s normally results in the same ten names listed in different orders and missing some vital elements. So we’ve put this list together based on lyrical ability, game …
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Wordplay’s Amplify Artist of the month: Big Smokin’ Joe

1) Contestant, what’s your name, chosen craft and where are you based? Wasson Wordplay! I’m BigSmokin’Joe, MC & Beatmaker from Burnham-On-Sea 2) How would you describe your sound? Simple Boom Bap beats and Locally Inspired Bars. Proud to re-enforce how …
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EXCLUSIVE VIDEO PREMIERE: Skittles – Problematic

So! It’s video exclusive time again! This time round we have a rather soulful release from the lyrical don that is Skittles! With the track itself exclusively premiered on Beats1, Skittles has teamed up with multi-instrumentaliists and producers Ben price and …
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RELOAD – Kano, Figure Flows, Capo Lee, Scratchy, Sharkey Major, Barney Artist + more

Yes, yes peeps.  It’s time for another dose of reload-worthy releases from the world of 140bpm. If you’re after something a little different from our usual output, we’ve rounded up a selection of what we feel needs another spin. Check …
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Fresh Kids Club presents: Lunar C live @ The Parish, Huddersfield (live)

Nearly a year had passed since the last Fresh Kids Club event happened in Huddersfield, but in true FKC style they came back in style! Having previously put on the likes of Akil The MC, Genesis Elijah & Apatite, the …
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NEWS: Professor Green – Back On The Market drops tonight

So, who remembers the hard hitting rhymes from Professor Green when he was on the battle scene, ripping up live sets and rapidly becoming a Worldwide threat? Well, we DEFINITELY do, which is why we’re hyped for the return of …
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Hip-hop – From a Scottish perspective (Opinion 3)

My name is Jonathan Rimmer. I’m the Editor & Creative Director at Scotland Stand Up, Scotland’s leading hip-hop platform. You can find all of our blog reviews, podcasts and live/studio sessions at www.scotlandstandup.scot. SO, Opinion 3: Grime’s Expansion is a Good …
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Yo! Vince Staples, Cappo, De La Soul & 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! Dr Syntax & Pete Cannon – The Tonic EP Long time collaborators …
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EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE: TNC – Tighter Than A Duck’s Chuff

So! It’s premiere time again here at Wordplay Towers! For longer than we (and possibly they!) can remember we’ve been banging TNC aka The Natural Curriculum. The crew are made up of Aver, Chalk and Omas on production duties, alongside …
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Wordplay Podcast 021 | Hosted by Vice | September 2016 | Lewis Parker, Telemachus, Loyle Carner, Mecca:83 + many more

  Yes yes people! Welcome to the autumnal bumper edition of the Wordplay Podcast, full to the brim with dope hip hop from around the globe. Focusing on indie artists this time round, we’ve got the likes of Lewis Parker, …
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Dabbla – Year Of The Monkey

Finally Dabbla’s first solo album Year Of The Monkey is ready for our attention after an almighty ten years in the making. Since the announcement in June confirming Dabbla’s sign to High Focus, Dabbla fans have been waiting with bated …
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BRAPP EXCLUSIVE: Divine – Farak Hai

Brapp pushing boundaries and breaking down barriers yet again with Divine! High profile Indian rapper Divine who became famous in India when he created his own music video using only his iPhone, has dropped a Brapp HD video for new …
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