Joseph Antonio Cartagena (born August 19, 1970), better known by his stage name Fat Joe, is an American rapper. He is also the CEO of Terror Squad Entertainment, and member of musical groups D.I.T.C. and Terror Squad. Wikipedia
Born: 19th August, 1970, Bronx, New York
Height: 6' 1" (185 cm)
Claim to Fame: J.O.S.E. (Jealous Ones Still Envy)
All or Nothing is the sixth studio album by Fat Joe, released on June 14, 2005. The album debuted at #6 on the Billboard 200 with 106,500 sold in the first week released and has sold about 293,000 copies to date.
"I`m used to young people dying by gettin` shot. Ya know, a lot of my friends have died by gettin` shot, killed, or an accident. But I`ve never seen a young nigga die `cause he was fat." -- on Big Pun
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Rapper Fat Joe has arrived at a prison in Miami to begin a four month sentence behind bars for tax evasion.
The slimmed-down rapper, whose real name is Joseph Cartagena, turned himself in to authorities at the city's Federal Detention Center on Monday.
Fat Joe pleaded guilty to tax evasion in December after Internal Revenue Service officials charged him with failing to pay up for earnings in 2007 and 2008.
As well as serving four months behind bars, the rapper was handed a $15,000 fine. Read More
Posted by vlad1369 1 year ago
Fat Joe "Drops a Body" – literally! The rapper (real name Joseph Antonio Cartagena) is flaunting a slimmer figure in his new music video, "Drop a Body."
Joe, whose single "Lean Back" with Remy Ma was a number-one hit back in the summer of 2004, is now 40 and 88 lbs. lighter.
"I can't leave my daughter behind," he told New York's Daily News of 5-year-old Azaryah. "I want to be here for her; I don't want to die on her."
Joe says he dropped the weight over the past nine months by working out two hours a day... Read More
Posted by Queenoftab 3 years ago
Incarcerated Lil Wayne has something to smile about while in jail - the rapper is much "funnier" now he's behind bars and sober, according to his hip-hop pal Fat Joe. The star is currently serving a year-long sentence in a New York prison after pleading guilty to gun possession charges in March.
However, prison life seems to have been a positive experience for the Lollipop hit-maker - because he can no longer get high on his preferred drink, promethazine-codeine syrup. The rapper famously quit the cough-syrup drink in preparation for his stint behind bars,... Read More
Posted by Queenoftab 4 years ago
Fat Joe was detained by police last night (Sun. Jun 20) after he and his rap entourage allegedly sexually assaulted a woman in Madison, Wisconsin.
According to TMZ, the 33-year-old woman is accusing Fat Joe and others of assaulting her in a Cadillac Limo after he performed a concert at The Orpheum Theater.
Cops later brought the “Lean Back” rapper and his crew in for questioning, however he was not arrested and was shortly released after interviews were completed. The investigation is still ongoing as details are sorted out. Read More
Posted by Queenoftab 4 years ago
Fat Joe has fired back at his rap rival 50 Cent by featuring the star and his G-Unit counterparts on the cover of his new mix tape - all wearing make-up. The digitally-altered image is set to appear on "Gay Unit Vol. 1," a compilation by Terror Squad affiliate DJ Suge White hosted by the crew`s frontman Fat Joe.
In the CD artwork, 50 Cent - real name Curtis Jackson - is pictured in a tight embrace with Lloyd Banks and Tony Yayo with lipstick smeared on their faces. Yayo, a former convict, is shown with an "I Miss Jail" tattoo on his shoulder and Banks is... Read More
Posted by Queenoftab 6 years ago
Was Playgirl Magazine`s man of the month in May 1993.
Gave his old Bronx elementary school 20 computers and a media lab.