Robbie Ettelson: Published Writing
Friday October 23rd 2009,
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Online:

Acclaim:

No Country For Old (Rap) Men [Weekly Column since July 2012]

Complex.com

The 25 Most Violent Rap Songs of All Time

15 Horrible Songs on Classic Rap Albums

The 15 Best Years in Def Jam History

MC Shan Interview

The 50 Greatest Sophomore Albums in Hip-Hop History

The 50 Best Guest Verses of All Time

The 50 Greatest Debut Albums in Hip-Hop History [Contributor]

The 100 Greatest Hip-Hop Beats of All Time

The 23 Best Rappers Who Started As Producers

Unkut.com Presents: The 50 Greatest Queensbridge Rap Songs

What’s The Consensus? The Internet’s Top Tastemakers React To Eminem’s “Not Afraid”

What’s The Consensus? The Internet’s Top Tastemakers React To Kanye West’s “Power” Leak

What’s The Consensus? The Internet’s Top Tastemakers React To Jay-Z & Kanye West’s “H.A.M.”

What’s The Consensus? The Internet’s Top Tastemakers React To Drake’s “Take Care”

What’s The Consensus? The Internet’s Top Tastemakers React To Tyler, The Creator’s “Goblin”

Online Guest Features:

Oh Word:

Record Review: Grim Team ‘Once Upon A Time In America’

Record Review: Snow Goons ‘German Lugers’

‘50 Incredible Rap Songs You Need To Hear (contributor)’

‘Get On The Pipe Instead of Goin’ To Jack LaLanne’

‘I got Ethered By Jeru and all I got was this lousy t-shirt’

XXLMag.com:

‘Rap’s Gulliest Prison Songs’

‘The Last Taboo For White Rappers’

‘New York’s Still Winning’

‘The Clean-Up Man’

‘Is Lil’ Fame The New Primo?’

‘When Rap Goes The Full Retahd’

‘No Sell Out’

Soul Sides:

‘Summer Songs’

The-Minus World:

‘Krappy Kidz Korner – Hannah Montana World Tour’

Inside The Mirror’s Edge ‘Ideas Cloud’

‘Somali Pirates: Not Happy With Pirate Games’

‘Yakuza 3: Hands On!’

‘The Plaid Pants Awards: Golf Games Throughout The Ages’

Print:
Hip-Hop Connection #218 (December 2007)
- ‘Enter The Dragon: The Hydra Story’ (4 page feature)

Hip-Hop Connection #220 (March 2008)
- ‘The Throwdown’ Melle Mel Vs. Mikey D (1 Page)
- ‘Viciously Done’ DJ Vicious Lee Interview (2 pages)

Hip-Hop Connection #221 (April 2008)
- ‘Rock of Ages’ Pete Rock Interview (Cover Story, 8 pages)
- ‘Tales of the Skind – Part One’ Keith Shocklee Interview (4 pages)
- ‘Fear & Loathing In Strong Island’ DJ Johnny Juice & Son Of Bazerk Interview (8 pages)
- Record Review: Kool G Rap ‘Half A Klip’

Hip-Hop Connection #222 (May 2008)
- ‘Diary of Three Hitmen’ Main Source (1 page)
- ‘The Butcher’s Shop’ Dr. Butcher (1 page)
- ‘Tales of the Skind – Part Two’ Keith Shocklee Interview (4 pages)
- ‘Rock On’ T La Rock Interview – Part One (4 Pages)

Hip-Hop Connection #223 (June 2008)
- ‘Art Of Noise’ The Story Behind Public Enemy’s It Takes A Nation… LP (Additional Reporting, 8 pages)
- ‘The Lost Tapes’ T La Rock Interview – Part Two (4 pages)

Hip-Hop Connection #224 (July 2008)
- The 90’s Files #1: Dr. Butcher (2 pages)
- Record Review: Presto ‘State of the Art’,
- Record Review: 9th Wonder & Buckshot ‘The Formula’

Hip-Hop Connection #225 (August 2008)
- Album of the Month: Siah & Yeshua DapoED ‘The Visualz Anthology’ (1 page)
- The 90’s Files #2: The Rap Bandit (2 pages)
- ‘Kid On The Rise…’ Killa Sha Interview (1 page)

Hip-Hop Connection #226 (September 2008)
- Album Preview: The P Brothers ‘The Gas’

Hip-Hop Connection #227 (August 2008)
- ‘Born In The Streets Of New York…’ Stress Magazine Profile/KET Interview (1 page)
- ‘Independents Day’ – 8 One-Hit Wonder That Still Hit’ (sidebar)

Hip-Hop Connection #228 (November 2008)
- ‘New York’s Most Notorious Projects’ (4 pages)
- ‘Knockin ‘Em Out The Box’ LL Cool J Interview (1 page)
- ‘King of the Ring’ Bumpy Knuckles Interview (1 page)
- Record Review: Large Pro ‘Main Source’

Hip-Hop Connection #229 (December 2008)
- Silver Fox Interview (8 pages)
- The 90’s Files #3: The Mighty V.I.C. (2 pages)
- ‘Stand Tall’ Large Pro Interview (2 pages)
- The P Brothers Interview (2 pages)

Hip-Hop Connection #230 (January/February 2009)
- Top Choice Clique Interview (2 pages)
- Unkut Vs. Hipster Rap (1 page)
- Kyron Interview (2 pages)
- Check One-Two: Kool G Rap debate
- Top 40 Hip-Hop Albums of 2008 (contributor)
- 2009’s Most Anticipated Albums (sidebar)

Hip-Hop Connection #231 (March 2009)
- Rap’s Ultimate Tough Guy #1: Freddie Foxxx Vs. Melachi The Nutcracker

Hip-Hop Connection #232 (April 2009)
- Rap’s Ultimate Tough Guy #2: Freddie Foxxx Vs. Tim Dog
- The 90’s Files #4: FT of Street Smartz
- Greatest Rapper of All Time – Profiles on LL Cool J, Kool Moe Dee and Kool G Rap.
- ‘The President’ Eric B. Interview (2 pages)

Acclaim #5 (January-February 2007)
- Executive Class #1: ‘Too Old To Rap’
- Record Review: AZ ‘The Format’
- Book Review: Bling

Acclaim #6 (April-May 2007)
- Executive Class #2: ‘Slow Down, Baby’
- Record Review: Ultramagnetic MC’s ‘The Best Kept Secret’
- Record Review: Sean Price ‘Jesus Price Superstar’

Acclaim #7 (June-July 2007)
- Executive Class #3: ‘Rap Comebacks? Not So Much’
- Featured Record Review: Prodigy ‘Return of the Mac’
- Record Review: Thirstin Howl The 3rd & Rack-Lo ‘Lo Down & Dirty’

Acclaim #8 (August-September 2007)
- Executive Class #4: ‘Steal This Magazine’
- Record Review: KRS-One & Marley Marl ‘Hip-Hop Lives’
- Record Review: Joell Ortiz ‘The Brick: Bodega Chronicles’

Acclaim #9 (October-November 2007)
- Executive Class #5: ‘Chick Rap Loses’
- ‘Stylin’ On You’ Big Daddy Kane Interview (2 pages)

Acclaim #10 (December 2007)
- Executive Class #6: ‘Eff Chris Martin’
- ‘Humble Magnificant’ Joell Ortiz Interview (2 pages)
- ‘Stand Strong’ Rock Da City Interview (2 pages)
- Record Review: 50 Cent ‘Curtis’
- Record Review: Ill Bill ‘Black Metal’
- Record Review: MF Grimm ‘The Hunt For The Gingerbread Man’

Acclaim #11 (2008)
- Executive Class #6: ‘Who Killed Fat Rap?’
- ‘On The Road Again’ A-Trak Interview (2 pages)
- Featured Record Review: Killa Sha ‘GOD Walk On Water’
- Record Review: Havoc ‘The Kush’

Acclaim #12 (2008)
- Executive Class #7: ‘Hip-Hop Is Not A Woman’
- ‘All Souled Out’ Mike Hill Interview
- Record Review: Chris Rock ‘Cheese & Crackers’
- Record Review: Cormega ‘Who Am I’
- Record Review: Styles P ‘Super Gangster’
- Book Review: ‘The Godfather – Classic Quotes’

Acclaim #13 (2008)
- Executive Class #8: ‘The Return of Rapsloitation
- Record Review: Pete Rock ‘NY’s Finest’
- Record Review: Show & AG ‘Live Hard’

Acclaim #14 (2008)
- Executive Class #9: ‘Take A Leak’
- ‘Quid Control’ DJ Yoda Interview

Acclaim #15 (2008)
- Executive Class #8: ‘8 Simple Ways For Rappers To Hit The Internets’

Acclaim #16 (2009)
- Executive Class #9: ‘Blogs Killed The Magazine Star’

Acclaim #17 (2009)
- Executive Class #10: ‘Long Live Weezy’

Acclaim #18 (2009)
- ‘Raewon and Ghostface Killah Interview’

Acclaim #19 (2009)
- ‘Chicken Little and the SL-1200′

Acclaim #20 (2010)
- ‘Tribute Or Exploitation?’

Acclaim #21 (2010)
- ‘How Eminem Won and Lost At The Same Time’
- Internets Celebrities Interview

Acclaim #22 (2010)
- ‘A Beginners Guide To Weed Carrying’

Acclaim #23 (2011)
- ‘New York’s Greatest Wins/Losses’

Acclaim #24 (2011)
- ‘The Best/Worst Rap ALter Ego’s’

Acclaim #26 (2012)
- ’40 Years of Hip-Hop Tape Culture’

Acclaim #27 (2012)
- ‘Can New York Hip Hop Save Itself from Irrelevance?’

Acclaim #31 (2013)
- ‘Trap Lords Or Just Bored?’

JUICE #112 (October 2008)
- ‘British Knights’ P Brothers Interview (2 pages, German text)

JUICE #114 (December 2008)
- All Time Classic: JVC Force (2 pages, German text)

Modern Fix #51 (2006)
- Blaq Poet Interview (2 pages)

Modern Fix #53 (2006)
- 7L & Esoteric Interview (1 page)
- Weed Carriers feature (1 page)
- Record Review: Public Enemy ‘Rebirth of A Nation’
- Record Review: Block McCloud ‘Spittin’ Image’
- Record Review: Tha Alkaholiks, ‘Firewater’

Modern Fix #54 (2006)
- DJ Crucial Interview (1 page)
- Tame One Interview (1 page)

Modern Fix #54 (2007)
- Sadat X Interview (1 page)

Modern Fix #55 (2007)
- A-Trak Interview (Cover Story, 4 pages)
- X-Clan Interview (1 page)
- Juggaknots Interview (1 page)
- Termanology Interview (1 page)
- Lord Jamar Interview (1 page)
- Raydar Ellis profile (half page)

Modern Fix #56 (2007)
- Wax Tailor Interview (1 page)

Peak Street – Issue 0 (2007)
-The 45 King Interview (4 pages)

Peak Street – Issue 1 (2008)
- Showbiz Interview (4 pages)

Peak Street – Issue 2 (2008)
- Masta Ace Interview (Cover Story, 4 pages)

Pound Magazine #41 (Spring 2008)
- Neek The Exotic profile

Underrated #2 (2006)
- Classic Release – ‘Raise’ (4 pages)

Underrated #3 (2006)
- Classic Release – ‘Rock Da City’ (4 pages)

Vapors #43 (2007)
- Record Review: Ayatollah ‘Louder’

Vapors #44 (2007)
- ‘A Bronx Tale’ Percee P Interview (half page)
- ‘Verbal Agression’ Keith Murray Interview (1 page)

Vapors #45 (2007)
- ‘Manipulated Jacksons’ The Are Interview (half page)
- Record Review: MF Grimm ‘The Hunt For The Gingerbread Man’

Vapors #46 (2008)
- Record Review: J-Live ‘Reveal The Secret’ EP
- Record Review: Public Enemy ‘ Remix Of A Nation’
- Record Review: Mr. Thing ‘Strange Breaks & Mr. Thing’

Vapors #47 (2008)
- ‘Master of the Game’ Pete Rock Interview (1 page)
- Record Review: Rakim ‘The Archive: Live, Lost & Found’

Vapors #48 (2008)
- Record Review: Fat Ray & Black Milk ‘The Set Up’

Vapors #49 (2008)
- Record Review: Kon & Amir ‘Off Track Vol. 2: Queens’

Superfly #11 (November 2007)
- KRS-One Interview (5 pages, Italian text)

Superfly #12 (December 2007)
- Percee-P (4 pages, Italian text)

Superfly #14 (April 2008)
- T La Rock (4 pages, Italian text)

Roles:

Hip-Hop Editor for the final two issues of Modern Fix

Contributing Editor for the last five issues of Hip-Hop Connection


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