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Statik Selektah – What Goes Around

Statik Selektah has the most ironic name in Hip Hop. Static he definitely is not, What Goes Around being his sixth studio album, amongst his two EP’s and fifteen collaborative albums. Selective he may be, but he only demands one …
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Akomplice Fall/Winter 14 Lookbook

I am sorry guys, I am going to be the bearer of bad news here and say that our summer is officially over. I don’t care if the festival timetable says otherwise; the English weather has finally turned on us. …
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EXCLUSIVE STREAM – One Oz – The Green Brick Road EP (Produced by Micall Parknsun)

Check it out! Live and direct from our brothers above the border, Scottish MC One Oz has been working closely alongside YNR’s own Micall Parknsun (who has begun to earn a reputation as a talented producer as well as being …
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10 Q’s – Benny Diction

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 Benny Diction, check it. Whats the …
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Amp Live: Headphone Concerto

Amp Live has been putting in musical work since the 1990‘s. Yet, he is moreso recognized for his underground work (Zion I) than his overground work (Goapele’s Closer). Still, he has remained steadfast in his mission of making good music. …
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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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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

In 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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