Jon Caramanica

  • Pockets Dumb Fat

    Maybe when he retires, Suga will see the downside of the pimp game.

  • Pockets Dumb Fat

    We first met Turf Talk back when he was still Young, splayed out on the floor of Vallejo's 80 West Music like the eager kid that he was.

  • Pockets Dumb Fat

    Listen, Columbo. You're mad because your money comes slow, and what you make in a year, I make at one show.

  • Pockets Dumb Fat

    Last month, we lamented the legal troubles of Diddy's other manservant, Prettyboy Loon.

  • Pockets Dumb Fat

    Just like the best below-the-radar hip-hop instrumental of all-time is East Flatbush Project's "Tried By 12."

  • Pockets Dumb Fat

    LAs per usual, Jadakiss knows what's up, and he knew that shit a couple of years before the rest of us.

  • Pockets Dumb Fat

    "If I lose my voice, nigga, I'ma flow online" - Jadakiss

  • Pockets Dumb Fat

    In case nobody told you, Atlanta is the new Atlanta.

  • Pockets Dumb Fat

    A couple of months ago in his Skinema column, the dun Chris Nieratko put me on blast for my hip-hop scholarship.

  • Hooked On Electronics

    Billy Pollard makes music on his computer and still lives with his mom, but don't hold that against him. As knifehandchop, the 21-year-old Torontonian is shaking dance floors out of four-on-the-floor complacency and using his plunderphonic speedcore...

  • Grab It and Go Boom

    You think being a female rapper in 2002 is tough? What about being a prim sixteen-year-old semi-nymphet from Miami with one of the raunchiest hits the 80s ever had?