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Kid Acne x Wordplay tee now available for pre-order!

Last year we teamed with Bristol based Squared Roots to create the limited edition, and much loved hash tee design. You guys loved it, and they flew off the racks (literally speaking at Boombap!). After only a handful were remaining, …
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Issue 14 – Chester P

As 2015 kicks into gear we’re more than hyped to announce the 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. For the …
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Bodega Bamz – Sidewalk Exec

Since the release of Spanish Harlem based gangster rapper Bodega Bamz 2012 debut mixtape Stricty 4 My P.A.P.I.Z., a free project which propelled his acclaim to new heights, Bamz has been busy determining the direction of his spiralling music career. …
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10 Questions – Whirlwind D

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 Whirlwind D of B-line Recordings, check …
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Ringz Ov Saturn presents the MPC series

Mind – Power – Composition. Three words that are synonymous with hip hop and form the basis of any producers psyche. The MPC or programable controller is the driving force behind boom bap beats and the production methods of today’s artists. Celebrating …
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Funkoars live @ The TBC Club, Australia

Everything from Larry Emdur to celebrating The Price Is Right, The Funkoars talk shit while two fans stuff themselves with dry WeetBix. We get all this and more from a deep billing at The TBC Club; a dank little dive …
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Boombap Festival 2015 Preview

So! The wait for the UK’s seminal hip-hop festival is nearly over….Boom Bap! Almost 365 days have passed since 2014’s event surpassed the wildest expectations of all involved. It’s back for another year in the Suffolk countryside to give us all the …
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EXCLUSIVE STREAM – Oracy – Foot In The Door

Kicking in your door this Thursday is the heavyweight boot of Oracy with her debut release Foot In The Door. Check out the exclusive stream of an album littered with bangers featuring the likes of Oliver Sudden, Dirty Dike and Life MC …
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Bishop Nehru – Nehruvia: The Nehruvian EP

Bishop Nehru first started to really make waves around the hip-hop World when his collaborative album with MF Doom; Nehruvian Doom, dropped last year. Prior to that he released a couple of well received mixtapes with some tight production credits. The New …
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Murs – Have a Nice Life

This month across the pond sees the release of Los Angeles based rapper Murs’ Have a Nice Life. His debut for Strange Music but not his first release, by far, Have A Nice Life is a fourteen track album which …
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Vinyl Destination

The Existential Soul of Tim Maia: World Psychedelic Classics Vol. 4 Being asked to produce a weekly column focusing on the cream of world music drowned my brain in hundreds of ideas and possible future reviews. However, since the off …
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Outlook Festival 2015 – Boat Parties

Spanning the four days of scintillating sun, sand and music promised at this year’s Outlook festival are the ever popular and diverse decks of the Outlook boat parties. This year’s hosts include High Focus, Boom Bap Festival, Swamp 81, Just Jam, Renegade Hardware, Channel …
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Love Saves The Day @ Eastville Park, Bristol

Love Saves The Day 2015 What a weekend that was, eh? Not only did the weather stay up to shine throughout majority of the weekend but the Love Saves The Day crew put on another memorable festival yet again. Upon …
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The RIP UP – Oz hip hop (May)

Just weeks after dropping The Syllabus cypher, Western Australia’s own SBX swans cop another mention lately as one of their own, Bitter Belief  just dropped his latest project the Classixxx Mixta EP [purchase here] which contains 6 “classic” tracks remixed …
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People Under The Stairs – The HiFi Club (Leeds) – 15/05/15

Elements, Fresh Jive & BamBamBam present: People Under The Stairs Los Angeles hip-hop duo People Under The Stairs have established themselves over many years as a formidable force in the game. With a humble, honest approach to their lyricism and …
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10 Questions – Vic Spencer

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 Vic Spencer, check it. 1) Vic Spencer, …
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Yes, yes folks! It’s time for another instalment of Gutter Butter; rounding up the some of the offerings causing a scene over the past couple of weeks within the scene. Seen! Skepta – Later…with Jools Holland The man of the …
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