Tags Results

NCFOM - Why every Greatest Rapper of All Time discussion is wrong2

No Country for Old (Rap) Men: Why every ‘Greatest Rapper of All Time’ discussion is wrong

Think you know who the illest MC is? Robbie Unkut will probably disagree with you

The tried-and-tested Greatest Rapper of All Time discussions are always dragged down by including factors such as ‘commercial success,’ which …

Comments Off
NCFOM - Boardroom Beatdowns

No Country For Old (Rap) Men: Boardroom Beatdowns

In light of Diddy's latest assault allegations, Robbie from Unkut takes a look at the long history of record execs' 'hands-on' business approach

Record execs and violence have gone together like milk and cereal long before the advent of rap, but the hip-hop …

Comments Off
NCFOM - Rappers that refused to fall off2

No Country For Old (Rap) Men: Rappers that Refused to Fall Off

Robbie from Unkut names 10 rappers who shrugged off their own expiry date

NCFOM - Rappers that refused to fall off

The ever changing landscape of rap music has always dictated that most artists have a four to five year window …

Comments Off
NCFOM - Rappers with Mental Illness2

No Country For Old (Rap) Men: How Mentally Ill Rappers Often Make The Illest Music

From ODB to Lauryn Hill, Robbie looks at the power of vulnerability in a genre often obsessed with ego

NCFOM - Rappers with Mental Illness

Music and mentally fragile artists have always had close ties. As the saying goes, a paranoid man is one in …

Comments Off
Unholy Crossovers2

No Country For Old (Rap) Men: 12 examples of unholy rap crossovers with rock stars

Waka Flocka and Good Charlotte may be the worst, but they definitely weren't the first

Unholy Crossovers

Ever since Rick Rubin forced Run-D.M.C. into a recording studio with an Aerosmith guitarist against their will and created a …

Comments Off
Selective Memory of Rap Fans2

No Country For Old (Rap) Men: The Selective Memory of Rap Fans

Robbie Unkut thinks you missed an important date and he's very disappointed in you

Selective Memory of Rap Fans

The music media – and indeed social media – are quick to remind us of the anniversaries of old rap …

Comments Off
NCFOM - Eminem3

No Country For Old (Rap) Men: 15 Years On – Remembering “The Marshall Mathers LP”

Does the crown jewel in Eminem's discography still hold up today? Robbie from Unkut weighs in.

NCFOM - Eminem

The Marshall Mathers LP brings back good memories of a trip to Queensland in 2000 where my friends had the …

Comments Off
De La Jay z - two sides of the same coin3

No Country For Old (Rap) Men: Why De La Soul and Jay Z are two sides of the same coin

Robbie Unkut explains how directly connecting with fans is still all about the business

De La Jay z - two sides of the same coin

This past month, De La Soul and Jay Z – both established and beloved hip-hop institutions in their own right …

Comments Off