Fabolous, is a hip hop recording artist from Brooklyn, New York.
Fabolous first release was the 2001 Ghetto Fabolous, which spawned the hit singles “Can’t Deny It” and “Young’n (Holla Back)”. His second release was the 2003 album Street Dreams, which spawned the two top-10 hits “Can’t Let You Go” with Lil’ Mo and Mike Shorey, and “Into You”, with Tamia/ Ashanti.
The first single and video, “Diamonds”, features Young Jeezy who also appeared on the Real Talk track “Do the Damn Thing”. Lil Wayne and Remy Ma are featured on the remix. His second single was “Return of the Hustle” which featured Swizz Beatz, also came out before the album release, to some acclaim, but little airplay. His third single though, “Make Me Better,” which features fellow Def Jam artist Ne-Yo, and is produced by Timbaland, was his biggest hit to date, spending 14 weeks at number one on the Hot Rap Track Billboard Chart. The fourth single was “Baby Don’t Go.” Jermaine Dupri produced it and T-Pain sings the hook. However, in music video version of the song, Jermaine Dupri sings the hook. This song also found success, reaching number four on the Hot Rap Track Chart.
How Fabolous Made His Money – Hip Hop Music
Estimated Net Worth: $21 million dollars
Government Name: John David Jackson
Birthday: November 18, 1977
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