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Moose Funk Squad: Moose Funk Vol.1

The ‘Moose Funk Tape’ opens up with a wacky excerpt from a Tim Westwood radio interview talking about dinosaurs and ‘Meese’ (apparently it means a gang of Moose…?) See, Moosefunk Squad are a super-group of sorts; producer P739, DJ Sugai, …
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Black Twang – Dettwork South East

The first thing that struck me when listening through the almost mythical, oft-revered but never released debut of Tony Rotten was how ‘now’ it sounded. Remastered though it is, the production and lyricism is on par with anything out today. …
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Sonnyjim – Guest Verses & Granola Breakfasts (Vol 2)

One of the co-founders of Eatgood Records, SonnyJim is a long time veteran of the UK hip-hop scene with a long and respectable career of battling, live shows & top level collabs behind him. The dedication and skillset are proven …
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Yamin Semali – Senior Dues

Yamin Semali is a prolific rapper and producer hailing from Outkast’s former stomping ground, East Point – Georgia. Earning a reputation as one of the hungriest and hardest working hip hop artists in the South East, Semali looks set to take the crown …
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K9 – The Re-education Of King 9

Maaaan, I’ve been sitting on this for far too long so I’ll try and keep it swift.  K9 first hit my radar a while back when he guested on Blak Twang’s ode to alternative teen-education, “G.C.S.E”.  Fast forward a good …
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UK Beatbox Championships 2014

Next Saturday, September the 27th will see the best and brightest of the Beatboxing community displaying their unique talents at Brixton Jamm for the 10th annual UK Beatboxing Championships. Beginning at 1pm, the event is divided into two parts with …
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Loyle Carner – A Little Too Late EP

Loyle Carner is a nineteen year old emcee hailing from South London. First pricking the ears of the online hip hop community with his feature on Rejjie Snow’s ‘1992’ back in April, Loyle sets himself apart from the crowd with …
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Apollo Brown & Ras Kass – Blasphemy

Ras Kass is one of the most talented and consistent rappers in the game. This album finds him on the rhymes with Apollo Brown holding down the beats. Apollo has worked with Guilty Simpson, Roc Marciano, Ghostface Killah amongst many …
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City of Colours Festival 2014 – Birmingham

More than a hundred street artists, DJs and musicians from the UK, Europe and further afield helped turn the Digbeth area of the city into a huge outdoor art gallery during the City of Colours festival. Organizers, Street Art Birmingham, …
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Kista & Glad2Mecha – Collecting Dust

Soundweight Records and UK vinyl aficionados Dusty Platter join forces again, this time bringing more soulful melodic rawness from Kista & Glad2Mecha for listeners to get to know. The Scarborough based producer Kista has been keeping busy since the drop …
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10 Questions – Bboy Foggy

Firstly please introduce yourself, tell us where you’re from and who & what you represent: James, Derby, I’m a Dancer originally from Trinity Warriors Crew, I’ve been dancing since roughly 1999 1: What first got you into breakin’? The original …
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Jungle Brothers Competition

Some of you may be aware the Jungle Brothers will be landing on our island very soon and hopefully you will have grabbed valuable tickets already! If not fear not we at Wordplay have FOUR tickets to TWO shows to …
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Kickz Of The Month

Nike Roshe Run Mid A new release from Nike is one of life’s little gifts. A chance to increase your collection or freshen your feet is today available courtesy of the Roshe – mid trainers – in black, a welcome …
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Mistafire – Condemnation

Mistafire’s name might be familiar to some from back when he was one half of Se Fire, whose 2012 album Match In The Ocean showcased the work of the veteran Bristol duo dating back to 2001. Mistafire has plenty of …
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Chima Anya & Clem Beat’z – ‘After All This Time’ EP 

France, Hip Hop and the NHS. All three have bore the brunt of British bullishness amongst certain cynical cider-swigging social circles; one perhaps more deservedly so than the other two. Vive la Musique de Rap et Société Anonyme! (M.R.S.A) All …
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