Did Someone Say Wordplay & Flow Are Going Live?

It has nearly been a year since we launched our Wordplay & Flow digital platform during the height of the pandemic and much uncertainty. Yet this didn’t stop us from producing the amazing content over the last nine months from our Flow Feature series to our weekly articles covering poetry, arts, and culture that haveContinue reading “Did Someone Say Wordplay & Flow Are Going Live?”

Are We Witnessing the Resurgence of the UK’s Battle Rap Scene?

It’s no secret that UK battle rap isn’t quite what it used to be. Long gone are the days of Don’t Flop classics pitting the UK’s finest against the finest American talent from “across the pond”. A time that gave us all so many memorable moments and epic clashes including Shotty Horroh vs. Arsonal, TonyContinue reading “Are We Witnessing the Resurgence of the UK’s Battle Rap Scene?”

Wordplay & Flow: One’s to Watch 2022

Wordplay & Flow have handpicked a sensational selection of creatives across poetry and music that will continue paving the way for emerging artists with their inspiring stories, and the different ways that they have navigated their creative journey’s. There is never one way to get to the same destination, and these four creatives highlight thisContinue reading “Wordplay & Flow: One’s to Watch 2022”

The Power of Healing Through Words with Kali Gld

Our 2021 Flow Feature series continues with the one and only Kali Gld. The musician, producer, and poet gave a magnificent performance at ATL’s Word On The Street’s debut open mic event earlier this year, and has so much more to come as the New Year approaches. The Jamaican-born creative is determined to make herContinue reading “The Power of Healing Through Words with Kali Gld”

Exploring the Poetic Rise of Maryam

Every so often, a very special poet comes along, graces the stage and reminds us here at Wordplay of exactly why we love this. In 2021, that poet has been none other than the graceful and incredibly gifted wordsmith, Maryam. Since her emergence, Maryam has wowed audiences with spellbinding wordplay and breathtaking manipulation of theContinue reading “Exploring the Poetic Rise of Maryam”

The Creative Evolution Of Leyenda Speaks

As Black History Month draws to a close, we introduce the brilliant Leyenda Speaks to end it with the bang it needs. The 25-year-old spoken word poet and creative from South London launched his latest EP, Metamorphosis this year, and already has his eyes set on new heights. Since accepting that art and creative expressionContinue reading “The Creative Evolution Of Leyenda Speaks”

The Vortex Has Reopened!

Hold onto your seats and get ready to be blown away because on the 31st October, FLO Vortex makes its long-awaited return! Hosted by the multi-platinum, award-winning singer, songwriter and poet, Natalie “The Floacist” Stewart, FLO Vortex became an instant success following its inception in 2014. Since then, the Vortex has welcomed poets, rappers andContinue reading “The Vortex Has Reopened!”

Woodzy’s Poetic Journey From The Stage To Wembley Arena

From Sky Arts to Sky Sports, Woodzy [@WoodzyTweets] is showing how poetry and culture come together.

Word Up & The RPO Create Magic In Wembley Park At Wemba’s Dream Festival

Last week, hundreds of shoppers at the London Designer Outlet based next to Wembley Stadium enjoyed the poetry showcase developed by Word Up and local poets from Brent, alongside the magnificent Royal Philharmonic Orchestra as part of the Wemba’s Dream festival. The fifteen minute poetry performance that featured at the festival took you through aContinue reading “Word Up & The RPO Create Magic In Wembley Park At Wemba’s Dream Festival”

How The MOBO Trust & Help Musicians Are Reviving Arts & Culture

The MOBO Trust [@moboawards] and Help Musicians [HelpMusiciansUK] collaboration that is boosting the UK music industry