"Fabolous" (born " John Jackson" on November 18 1977 http://www.thesmokinggun.com/archive/1008041hiphop16.html in Brooklyn, New York) is a rapper of African-American and Dominican descent from Brooklyn who became a mainstream star after his debut single "Can't Deny It" from 2001 (see 2001 in music). Since then, he has gained popularity in the rap community for his mellow flow, crossover sensibilities, complex rhyme schemes, intricate lyrics, and witty punchlines. His style has been often compared to that of Harlem rapper Ma$e.
The first star to come from DJ Clue's ''Desert Storm'' label, Fabolous collaborated with Nate Dogg, The Neptunes, Lil Mo, Timbaland, Ja Rule and others on ''Ghetto Fabolous''. "Can't Deny It" and ''Ghetto Fabolous'' became crossover hits. The follow-up, ''Street Dreams'', produced two top 10 pop hits in "Can't Let You Go" and "Into You". Fabolous's 3rd album, ''Real Talk'', was released in 2004.
Fabolous has made guest appearances on tracks by many different artists including Tamia, Usher, Jennifer Lopez, Don Omar, Christina Milian, Amerie, Mariah Carey, Bow Wow, Lil Mo, Benzino, B2K, P. Diddy, & Young Jeezy.
His latest release is the mi...
|Origin||Brooklyn, New York City|
|Born||November 18, 1977|
|Genre||Hip hop music|
|Associated acts|| DJ Clue|