Jon Caramanica

Jon Caramanica is a pop music critic for the New York Times.

The Music Club
Dec. 19 2014 3:35 PMThe Music Club, 2014Entry 14: Let’s talk about what really matters: Who was the most important rapper of 2014?
The Music Club
Dec. 19 2006 2:21 PMBlond Hair and Blue Eyes—I'm Getting Back With a Vengeance
Mixing Desk
June 3 2005 11:53 AMHick-HopAnd other variations on good ol' country music.
Music
May 20 2003 2:54 PMSearching for Kelly ClarksonThe grim fate of American Idol winners.
The Music Club
Dec. 21 2006 4:37 PMLeft the Game on a High Note/ Flow Opera
The Music Club
Dec. 18 2006 12:00 PMWhen It Rain, I Be So Fresh
Music
March 31 2005 7:48 AMRefugee ChicThe new album from the Sri Lankan sensation M.I.A.
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Dec. 19 2014 4:15 PM What Happened at Slate This Week? Staff writer Lily Hay Newman shares what stories intrigued her at the magazine this week.