Notes on New Orleans Contract Killer Garelle ‘Jigga’ Smith

Soulja Slim liked to rap “I keep that motherfucking heata on me / That’s why no nigga don’t come fucking with me.”

But on November 26th, 2003, Slim broke his cardinal rule, and left his pistol in his truck while he dashed into his mama’s house on Lafaye Street in Gentilly. Continue Reading

Hodge Podge Country Cooking is popping up at Trap Kitchen

You may remember Joel Brown from The Great Food Truck Race on Food Network a few years back. His crew, Grill Em All, a metal-themed burger truck won the grand prize and Brown took his share of the cash prize, and relocated from Oregon to New Orleans to pursue his dreams as a chef. Continue Reading