The Debate

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The issue of Fat Cat being a snitch has been hotly debated with both detractors and supporters making their cases for or against. Based on the facts, such as reputable newspapers like The New York Times reporting that he was cooperating, it seems there is no question of his culpability. But there is no evidence that Fat Cat ever testified at ... [Continue Reading]

Fat Cat Returns

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Rivalries had existed between the loosely organized hustlers of Hollis and South Jamaica, but the balance of power had never tipped in any one direction until 1981 when ex-con and former Seven Crowns’ member Fat Cat set up shop on 150th Street near 107th Avenue. The block was ideal for drug dealing as it forked off from Sutphin Boulevard, making it ... [Continue Reading]

The Southside of Queens Will Never Rest

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The 1980s crack era has reared its ugly head again in the form of James "Wall" Corley, hip-hop hustler icon and street legend, who was arrested last month and accused of being the ringleader of a big-time cocaine ring (see AP article below). Wall Corley is no stranger to the drug game, in fact he is one of the originators. As the accompanying ... [Continue Reading]