Fat Joe

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2014

    The 10 Best Songs from Awful Musicians

    Stopped clocks are right twice a day. Geoffrey Arend is married to Christina Hendricks. Performance artists get federal funding. Canada is south of Detroit. People wear Google Glass and think they look awesome. Some things you just can't explain, like how really shitty bands occasionally luck into r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2014

    Your 2014 Texas Rangers Nicknames

    Our 2013 Best of Dallas award winner, and Observer writer, Michael "Grubes" Gruber, is renowned for nicknaming Rangers players. In fact, if you follow him on Twitter (@tweetgrubes) like thousands of other people do, then his Diamond Tweets covering the Rangers games are largely incomprehensible with ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2011

    Point/Counterpoint: Is Lil Wayne's Newfound Sobriety a Good or Bad Thing?

    Weezy F. Baby​Little Wayne emerged from Rikers Island late last year. Now, owing to the terms of his probation, he must lay off drugs and liquor for three years or return to prison. And, by all accounts, he's kept kosher. And yet something doesn't quite sit right. For the man who once composed a l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2010

    Green River Ordinance Splits With Capitol Records, Asks For Your Help

    You might want to sit down for this news, Green River Ordinance.​Not sure if the following news will create as big of a ripple in the music world as the time that Fat Joe left Atlantic Records, but it looks like Fort Worth-based pop-rock band Green River Ordinance has parted ways with Capitol Reco ... More >>

  • Music

    July 17, 2008

    Money Talks

    With Lil Wayne's latest single, Play-N-Skillz cements its reputation as a production team—and maybe Dallas' reputation as a source of hip-hop?

  • Music

    March 6, 2008

    The N-Word Still Alive and Well in Hip-Hop

    Eight month after the hip-hop community gave the word a funeral, it hasn't died

  • Music

    January 31, 2008

    Rapper's Caviar Dreams

    Are the latest boastful rappers billionaires or boobs?

  • Music

    May 4, 2006


    Reality Check (Atlantic)

  • Music

    August 14, 2003

    Various Artists

    Bad Boys II: The Soundtrack (Bad Boy/Universal)

  • Music

    July 10, 2003

    Gang Starr

    The Ownerz (Virgin)

  • Music

    December 26, 2002

    Mag Light

    Today's music magazines suck up to celebs--and just plain suck

  • Music

    June 13, 2002
  • Music

    January 7, 1999

    Throw your hands in the air

    Beatin' down hip-hop in 1998 like a stepchild