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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

No Country for Old (Rap) Men: The Drawn-Out Demise of The Diss Record

Rappers should face-off over beats, not Tweets. Robbie explores how social media killed the diss record

Events this week surrounded Ghostface taking offense at Action Bronson’s remarks that “He’s not rapping like this no more” and …

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No Country For Old (Rap) Men: Rap dynasties that deserve a biopic

Check out Robbie's nominations for other rap crews worthy of the silver screen

With the much-anticipated N.W.A. biopic just around the corner (complete with trailers that managed to upset MC Ren when he …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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