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REAL NAME: John Jackson
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BIRTHDAY: November 18, 1979
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BIGGEST SINGLE: "Make Me Better" (2007)
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BIGGEST LP: Street Dreams (2003)
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GRAMMY AWARDS: 0

 
TIMELINE

Fabolousbutton.gif (123 bytes) Fabolous was born John Jackson on November 18, 1979 and raised in Brooklyn. His break into widespread rapping fame came in 1998 when he performed for DJ Clue.

2001... # 185 Singles Artist of the Year

September
button.gif (123 bytes) Fabolous released Ghetto Fabolous.

October
Fabolous - Ghetto Fabolousbutton.gif (123 bytes) Ghetto Fabolous was certified gold.

December
button.gif (123 bytes) Fabolous hit the Top 40 with Nate Dogg on "Can't Deny It."

2002... # 88 Singles Artist of the Year

March
button.gif (123 bytes) Fabolous hit the Top 40 with "Young'n (Holla Back)."
button.gif (123 bytes) Fabolous could be heard on the
Blade 2 soundtrack with "We Be Like This" also featuring Jadakiss and Danny Saber.

August
Fabolous - "Trade It All" (Single)button.gif (123 bytes) Fabolous could be heard on the Barbershop soundtrack with "Trade It All Pt. 2" which also features P. Diddy and Jagged Edge.

2003... # 47 Singles Artist of the Year

January
button.gif (123 bytes) Fabolous was arrested in Brooklyn on weapons possession charges.

February
button.gif (123 bytes) Ghetto Fabolous was certified platinum.

March
Fabolous - Street Dreamsbutton.gif (123 bytes) Fabolous released Street Dreams.
button.gif (123 bytes) Fabolous was arrested in New York City on weapons possession charges.

April
button.gif (123 bytes) Street Dreams was certified gold.

May
button.gif (123 bytes) Fabolous hit the Top 40 with "Can't Let You Go" with help from Mike Shorey and Lil' Mo.

June
Fabolous featuring Tamia - "Into You" (Single)button.gif (123 bytes) Fabolous hit the Top 40 with help from Tamia with "Into You."
button.gif (123 bytes) Fabolous reported he was suing New York City for $5 million for false arrest and potential damage to his career from an arrest in March.

September
Fabolous - More Street Dreams 2: The Mixtapebutton.gif (123 bytes) Street Dreams was certified platinum .
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Top 10 with help from Tamia with "Into You."

November
button.gif (123 bytes) More Street Dreams 2: The Mixtape was released.

2004... # 114 Singles Artist of the Year

November
Fabolous - Real Talkbutton.gif (123 bytes) Fabolous released his next LP Real Talk.

December
button.gif (123 bytes) Fabolous hit the Top 40 with "Breathe."
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Real Talk was certified gold.

button.gif (123 bytes) # 468 on the Top Pop Artists of the Past 25 Years chart.

2005...

January
Coach Carter soundtrackbutton.gif (123 bytes) Fabolous could be heard on the soundtrack to Coach Carter with "No Need For Conversation."

February
button.gif (123 bytes) Fabolous was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Rap/Sung Collaboration for his contributions to the remix of Christina Milian's "Dip It Low."

2006...

October
Fabolous - From Nothin' To Somethin'button.gif (123 bytes) Fabolous was shot in the thigh exiting a New York City restaurant and then charged with criminal possession of a weapon.

2007...# 47 Singles Artist of the Year

June
button.gif (123 bytes) Fabolous released From Nothin' To Somethin'.
button.gif (123 bytes) Fabolous topped the Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart and Top Rap Albums chart with From Nothin' To Somethin'.
button.gif (123 bytes) Fabolous hit the Top 40 with Ne-Yo with "Make Me Better."

June
Fabolous featuring Ne-Yo - "Make Me Better" (Single)button.gif (123 bytes) Fabolous topped the Billboard Hot Rap Tracks chart with Ne-Yo with "Make Me Better."
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From Nothin' To Somethin' was certified gold.

August
button.gif (123 bytes) Fabolous topped the Billboard Rhythmic Airplay chart with Ne-Yo with "Make Me Better."

November
button.gif (123 bytes) Fabolous hit the Top 40 with help from T-Pain with "Baby Don't Go."
button.gif (123 bytes) Fabolous was nominated for an American Music Award for Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Male Artist.

December
button.gif (123 bytes) The single "
Make Me Better" was certified platinum.

2008...

June
button.gif (123 bytes) Fabolous could be heard on the
Lil Wayne LP Tha Carter III on the track "You Ain't Got Nothin'."

2009... # 97 Singles Artist of the Year

June
Fabolous - 'Loso's Way'button.gif (123 bytes) Fabolous released Loso's Way.

August
button.gif (123 bytes) Fabolous topped the Billboard 200 LP chart, Top R&B/Hip-Hop LP chart, and Top Rap Albums chart with Loso's Way. The LP sold over 99,000 copies its first week of release in the US.

September
button.gif (123 bytes) Fabolous hit the Top 40 with help from The-Dream with "
Throw It In The Bag."

2010...# 91 Singles Artist of the Year

January
Trey Songz featuring Fabolous - "Say Aah" (Single)button.gif (123 bytes) Fabolous was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group ("Money Goes, Honey Stay" with Jay-Z).

February
button.gif (123 bytes) Fabolous hit the Top 40 helping out Trey Songz with "
Say Aah."

2012...

December
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The Game LP Jesus Piece on the track "All That (Lady)."

2013...

September
button.gif (123 bytes) Fabolous could be heard on the
Nelly LP M.O. on the track "My Chick Better."

2014...



LPs
Fabolous - Ghetto Fabolous Ghetto Fabolous
Released: September, 2001
US: Platinum
Billboard peak: # 4
Rolling Stone: 3 and 1/2 stars from Rolling Stone - Entertainment Weekly: C
Tracks: "Click & Spark" - "Keepin' It Gangsta" - "Young'n (Holla Back)" - "Get Right" - "Ride For This" (featuring Ja Rule) - "One Day" - "Trade It All" (featuring Jagged Edge) - " Right Now & Later On" - "Take You Home" (featuring Lil' Mo) - "Get Smart" - "Can't Deny It" (featuring Nate Dogg) - "Ma' Be Easy" - "We Don't Give A" - "The Bad Guy"
Fabolous - Street Dreams Street Dreams
Released: March, 2003
US: Platinum
Billboard peak: # 3
Rolling Stone: 2 stars from Rolling Stone - Entertainment Weekly: D
Tracks: "Not Give A F***" - " Damn" - "Call Me" - "Can't Let You Go" (featuring Mike Shorey & Lil' Mo) - "Bad B****" - "Why Wouldn't I" - "Up On Things" (featuring Snoop Dogg) - "Sickalicious" (with Missy Elliott) - "This Is My Party" - "Into You" (featuring Ashanti) - "Change You Or Change Me" - "Respect" - "Forgive Me Father" - "Never Duplicated" - "Wake Up" - "My Life" (featuring Mary J. Blige) - "Throw Back" - "Keepin' It Gangsta" (Remix) - "Trade It All Pt. 2" (featuring P. Diddy & Jagged Edge)
Fabolous - More Street Dreams 2: The Mixtape More Street Dreams 2: The Mixtape
Released: November, 2003
Billboard peak: # 28
Tracks: "N*****" - "Now What" - "Rims" - "Now Ride" - "Think Y'All Know" - "Chicks" - "Make U Mine" - "Faboloso" - "Fire" (Remix) - "I Usually Don't" - "Renegade" - "F You Too" - "B,K, Style" - "Can't Let You Go" (Remix)
Fabolous - Real Talk Real Talk
Released: November, 2004
US: Gold
Billboard peak: # 6
Rolling Stone: 3 and 1/2 stars from Rolling Stone - Entertainment Weekly: C+
Tracks: "Church" (featuring Charlie Murphy) - "Somethin' Like A Pimp" - "It's All Right" (featuring Sean Paul) - "Breathe" - "Shake It" - "Get Down" - "123" - "Bubble Gum" - "Baby" (featuring Mike Shorey) - "It's Ghetto" - "Holla At Somebody Real" - "Do The Damn Thing" - "It's Gangsta" - "Don't Stop Won't Stop" - "Girls" - "Tit 4 Tat"
Fabolous - From Nothin' To Somethin' From Nothin' To Somethin'
Released: June, 2007
US: Gold
Billboard peak: # 2
Entertainment Weekly: B+
Tracks: "Intro" - "Yep, I'm Back" - "Change Up" (with Akon) - "Make Me Better" (with Ne-Yo) - "Baby Don't Go" - "Return Of The Hustle" (with Swizz Beatz) - "Gangsta Don't Play" (with Junior Reid) - "Real Playa Like" (with Lloyd) - "First Time" (with Rihanna) - "Diamonds" (with Young Jeezy) - "Brooklyn" (with Jay-Z & Uncle Murda) - "I'm The Man" (with Red Cafe) - "Jokes On You" (with Pusha T) - "What Should I Do" (with Lil' Mo)
Fabolous - 'Loso's Way'
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Loso's Way
Released: July, 2009
Billboard peak: # 1
Entertainment Weekly: B+ - Rolling Stone: 2 and 1/2 stars from Rolling Stone
Tracks: "The Way" (Intro) - "My Time" (featuring Jeremih) - "Imma Do It" - "Feel Like I'm Back" - "Everything, Everyday, Everywhere" (featuring Keri Hilson) - "Throw It In The Bag" (featuring The=Dream) - "Money Goes, Honey Stays" (When The Money Goes Remix) (featuring Jay-Z0) - "Salute" (featuring Lil Wayne) - "There He Go" (featuring Paul Cain, Red Cafe & Freck Billionaire) - "The Fabolous Life" (featuring Ryan Leslie) - "Makin Love" (featuring Ne-Yo) - "Last Time" (featuring Trey Songz) - "Pachanga" - "Lullaby" - "Stay" (featuring Marsha Ambrosius) - "I Miss My Love"
Fabolous - 'The Young OG Project' The Young OG Project
Released: December 25, 2014
Billboard Top 200 LPs peak: # 12
Tracks: "Lituation" - "We Good" (featuring Rich Homie Quan) - "All Good" - "You Made Me" (featuring Tish Hyman) - "She Wildin'" (featuring Chris Brown) - "Ball Drop" (featuring French Montana) - "Bish Bounce" - "Rap & Sex" - "Gone For The Winter" (featuring Velous) - "Cinnamon Apple" (featuring Kevin Hart) - "Young OG II" (featuring Abir Haronni)
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POP SINGLES DISCOGRAPHY [based on The ARC Weekly Top 40 (listing explanation)
1 Fabolous featuring Ne-Yo - "Make Me Better" (Single)Make Me Better
[Fabolous featuring Ne-Yo]
From Nothin' To Somethin'
ARC Chart Run:
40 - 35 - 31 - 30 - 26 - 25 - 22 - 21 - 18 - 17 - 15 - 14 - 13 - 16 - 17 - 25 - 31 - off
13 17 2007 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
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2 Trey Songz featuring Fabolous - "Say Aah" (Single)Say Aah
[Trey Songz featuring Fabolous]

from the Trey Songz LP
Ready
ARC Chart Run
:
38 - 29 - 25 - 24 - 22 - 20 - 20 - 18 - 15 - 14 - 14 - 16 - 19 - 24 - off
Year-End Chart Position: #
62
14 14 2010 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
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3 Fabolous featuring Tamia - "Into You" (Single)Into You
[Fabolous featuring Tamia]
Street Dreams
9 13 2003 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
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4 Can't Let You Go
[Fabolous featuring Mike Shorey & Lil' Mo]
Street Dreams
20 9 2003 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
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5 Baby Don't Go
[Fabolous featuring T-Pain]

from the LP
From Nothin' To Somethin'
ARC Chart Run:
37 - 34 - 32 - 31 - 30 - 30 - 33 - off
Year-End Chart Position: #
???
30 7 2007 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
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mp3 Available at Amazon.com
6 Fabolous featuring The-Dream - "Throw It In The Bag"Throw It In The Bag
[Fabolous featuring The-Dream]

from the LP
Loso's Way
ARC Chart Run
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36 - 35 - 32 - 31 - 29 - 31 - 36 - 37 - off
Year-End Chart Position: #
106
29 8 2009 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
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mp3 Available at Amazon.com
7 Breathe
Real Talk
34 4 2004 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
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8 Young'n (Holla Back)
Ghetto Fabolous
27 4 2002 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
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9 Can't Deny It
[Fabolous & Nate Dogg]
Ghetto Fabolous
35 3 2002 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
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  Fabolous - "Trade It All" (Single)Trade It All
[Fabolous featuring P. Diddy & Jagged Edge]
from
Ghetto Fabolous
** ** 2002 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
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  This Is My Party
Street Dreams
** ** 2002 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
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  Damn
Street Dreams
** ** 2003 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
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  B2K featuring Fabolous - "Badaboom" (Single)Badaboom
[B2K featuring Fabolous]
You Got Served soundtrack
** ** 2004 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
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  Baby
[Fabolous featuring Mike Shorey]
Real Talk
** ** 2005 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
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  Diamonds
[Fabolous featuring Young Jeezy]
From Nothin' To Somethin'
** ** 2007 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
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  She Got Her Own
[Ne-Yo featuring Jamie Foxx & Fabolous]

from the Ne-Yo LP
Year Of The Gentleman (bonus track version)
** ** 2008 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
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mp3 Available at Amazon.com
  Everything, Everday, Everywhere
[Fabolous featuring Keri Hilson]

from the LP
Loso's Way
** ** 2009 iTunes
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