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RU - A Brief History Of Posse Cuts3

No Country for Old (Rap) Men: A brief history of posse cuts

Robbie Unkut on how 1994's 'Flava In Ya Ear' remix pretty much set the blueprint for the multi-rapper spectacle

RU - A Brief History Of Posse Cuts

The posse cut is a rare creature that, when executed correctly, can epitomise everything that is great about rap: dazzling …

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RU - Sorry M.O.P., I'm finally tapping out2

No Country for Old (Rap) Men: Sorry M.O.P., I’m finally tapping out

"After sitting through their first project in three years, I wanted to throw myself in front of a speeding bus"

RU - Sorry M.O.P., I'm finally tapping out

After 25 years of loyal Mash Out Posse support, having copped every album they dropped (ignoring the one where they …

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Shit List2

The worst people associated with hip-hop

"Professional jerk" Robbie Unkut discusses the worst and the blurst in the game

Shit List

There are a number of annoying personalities in the wacky world of hip-hop. Some of them, such as Russell Simmons, …

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RU - Who Are The Most Likeable Characters In Rap?2

No Country for Old (Rap) Men: Who are the most likeable characters in rap?

"Professional jerk" Robbie Unkut takes a look at rappers who are simply incapable of exhausting the public's goodwill

RU - Who Are The Most Likeable Characters In Rap?

Recently I was congratulated for “hating on the most unhateable guy in rap,” after suggesting that rotund producer Statik Selektah …

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RU - A Brief History of Porn Rap2

No Country for Old (Rap) Men: A brief history of Porn Rap

Rap and adult entertainment have been bedfellows for some time now – Coolio's PornHub collab is just the latest stunt

RU - A Brief History of Porn Rap

Dirty Rapps [sic] have been an integral part of hip-hop since its humble beginnings. Big Bank Hank boasted …

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RU - The Thin Line Between Influence and Biting2

No Country for (Old) Rap Men: The thin line between influence and biting

From Action Bronson to Your Old Droog, Robbie Unkut looks at rappers who wear their influences on their sleeves without being derivative

RU - The Thin Line Between Influence and Biting

When does ‘influence’ become ‘imitation’ in rap? While there has always been a strong element of riding the wave of …

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RU - Why Criminal Minded and Critical Beatdown are the both the greatest rap albums ever made2

No Country for Old (Rap) Men: Why Criminal Minded and Critical Beatdown are both the greatest rap album ever made

Robbie Unkut on why these albums are not only indispensable, but also cut from the same cloth

RU - Why Criminal Minded and Critical Beatdown are the both the greatest rap albums ever made

Every time I’ve been asked to list my favourite rap albums of all time, the top position is always a …

RU - How Droog, Rast and two DJs from Nottingham brought NY back2

No Country for Old (Rap) Men: How Droog, Rast and two DJs from Nottingham brought “NY back”

"There is always someone ready to step out of the shadows and apply a defibrillator to the rotting corpse of rap."

RU - How Droog, Rast and two DJs from Nottingham brought NY back

It should be understood at this point that the term “bring New York back” has really just become a term …