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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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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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  So, following the success of Team Dreebs Volume 1 & to celebrate the upcoming release of Volume 2, the guys at Yogocop Records have kindly given us some freebies to give to one of our readers. We’ve got a …
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Nick Roberts Interview

Nick Roberts maybe a name that you haven’t heard before, but like many of the most talented producers that this game creates, he’s been crafting his sound for years, aligning himself with a strong musical community and developing amazing links. …
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MG Gost – Waking Walk LP (Dusty Platter)

Gracing your ears today we have the latest release to come out on the ever growing Dusty Platter label, Waking Walk by Serbian producer, MG Gost. Gost is a member of the Hain Tery collective, and, as evident with this …
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10 Questions – Pings

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 Pings, check it. 1. Contestant, what’s …
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Hell Razah – El Raziel

Long-standing Wu-Tang affiliate Hell Razah is arguably one of the rap game’s most underrated emcees. From his mid-90s introduction as a Sunz Of Man member, through to his work as part of Black Market Militia and his own solo projects, …
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Stik Figa – Stik Figa Is Not Quite Himself

Stik Figa, one of the many talented members of Mello Music Group’s formidable roster of real, authentic hip-hop has joined forces with producer Leonard Dstroy to deliver this album. Stik Figa Is Not Quite Himself is a fantastic showcase of …
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Remulak – Night Sessions

  Fresh out this week, we received an 8 track instrumental album from the ever versatile hiphop producer Remulak. Whether this is your first time hearing Remulak or you’re familiar with his previous works, collaborating with Moka Only, Delegate Of …
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