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130 Posts By Robbie Ettelson

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No Country for Old (Rap) Men: A quick history of rap fads

Robbie recalls rap trends that just couldn't stand the test of time

Some aspects of rap music which initially appear to be ‘flash-in-the-pan’ moments, turn out to be enduring features, such as …

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No Country for Old (Rap) Men: The chosen few—Rappers that get better with age

These rappers are like a fine wine... or XO cognac

Following the sad passing of Brooklyn rap stalwart Sean Price this past Saturday, who was part of the rare breed …

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Interview: Devin the Dude

From breakdancing to hit-making: a conversation with a hip-hop veteran

Houston stoner legend Devin The Dude is making his debut on Australian shores at the end of September with a…

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NCFOM - Can Dr. Dre redefine the sound of rap...again2
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NCFOM - Sugar Hill Records- The Hit Factory That Robbed Everyone Blind2

No Country For Old (Rap) Men: The Pain of the Ignored Diss Record

Robbie digs up some of rap's best forgettable diss tracks

History remembers the famous conflicts, and forms some kind of general consensus as to who the winners were. In rap, …

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NCFOM - The Drawn-Out Demise of the Diss Record2
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