Fabolous News

 
  • Cover of Fabolous Lists His Top 5 Reasons Why He Loves '90s Hip-Hop
    Fabolous is planning to take fans back to the '90s with his upcoming album The Young OG Project, due out on Christmas day. With the '90s era of hip-hop sitting heavy in his mind, we got Loso to reel off his top five reasons on why he loves the '90s.
  • Cover of Samples Of The Week: December 18
    When hip-hop began, samples were all that DJs and producers had to construct instrumental tracks with. They'd dig through crates of vinyl trying to find isolated drum breaks, melodies or vocals that they could repurpose for use in hip-hop music.
  • Cover of Fabolous Says He "Could’ve Signed To G-Unit In ’05 Or ’06”
    Fabolous took his career to the next level when he signed with Def Jam in 2006, but we've just learned that he could've opted to go a very different route. In a new interview with Hot 97, Loso reveals that he rejected an offer from G-Unit around the same time. 
  • Cover of Top Tracks Of The Week: Dec 9. - Dec. 16
    This is our weekly rundown of what's new and notable at the top of our charts. The charts were absolutely stacked with worthy contenders this week, including new tracks from Fabolous, Chief Keef, Kanye West and Chance the Rapper.
  • Cover of Fabolous Reveals Official Cover Art For "The Young OG Project" [Update: Tracklist Added]
    Fabolous is prepared to give his fans a gift on Christmas day, with his Young OG Project slated to drop on December 25th. The New York spitter already dropped off an image for The Young OG Project when he first announced it, but he's decided to go with something a bit different for the final cover art.
  • Cover of Stream Red Cafe's "In Us We Trust" EP
    As he prepares for his upcoming album ShakeDown, NY veteran Red Cafe has shared a compilation EP entitled In Us We Trust before rolling out details and content for the larger project.
  • Cover of Fabolous Signs With Roc Nation
    It's been a big day for Fabolous, who announced a new Christmas project, entitled The Young OG Project, earlier this afternoon. Now, the NY veteran has announced that he's inked a management deal with Roc Nation, whose roster has been steadily growing all year long.
  • Cover of Fabolous Announces Release Date For "The Young OG Project," Plus Cover Art
    Fabolous announced this album a few months back, which had us all wondering, what happened to Loso's Way 2? Well, apparently we will still get Loso's Way 2, eventually, but first we'll be receiving The Young OG Project. 
  • Cover of Fabolous Rants About The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge On Twitter
    Since releasing Soul Tape 3 last Christmas, Fabolous hasn't done much, musically speaking.
  • Cover of Fabolous Announces New Album Title
    Fabolous' Loso's Way 2 was first announced back in 2010, and now as 2014 closes out, we've still seen no sign of it. It appears that the many delays the project has suffered inspired Fab to retire the title, announcing a brand new project on Complex's sneaker show Quickstrike today.
  • Cover of Rick Ross, 2 Chainz, Fabolous, DMX And More To Play Def Jam 30th Anniversary Concert
    Earlier this summer, The Source announced a huge hip-hop concert, set to hit Brooklyn's Barclay's Center on September 20th, and now Def Jam has one occurring less than a month later at the same venue.
  • Cover of Rick Ross Recruits Fabolous, Big K.R.I.T. & Mase For "Supreme" Remix
    At the beginning of August Rick Ross let go the official music video for "Supreme", the Scott Storch-produced record off Ross' last album Mastermind.
  • Cover of Fabolous Says "Loso's Way 2" Will Have Features From Chris Brown & Nicki Minaj
    Though Fabolous said in May that his hotly-anticipated sequel to Loso's Way would be out this summer, it's looking more and more like that won't be the case. On the bright side, Loso just revealed two big features that will be on the project in a new interview with MTV.
  • Cover of Samples Of The Week: June 12
    When hip-hop began, samples were all that DJs and producers had to construct instrumental tracks with. They'd dig through crates of vinyl trying to find isolated drum breaks, melodies or vocals that they could repurpose for use in hip-hop music.
  • Cover of Fabolous Involved In Car Accident This Morning In New York
    Fabolous had a bad start to his day this morning, revealing on Instagram that he was involved in car accident in Queens, New York. The rapper luckily walked away unharmed, something which he stated he was grateful for, although he was obviously shook up.
  • Cover of Review: August Alsina's "Testimony"
    2014 has been quite the year for debut albums thus far. Already, we’ve seen debut studio LPs from Cali artists Kid Ink, ScHoolboy Q, and YG. Now, about a year after he first splashed into mainstream Hip-hop/R&B, New Orleans singer August Alsina delivers his Def Jam debut album, Testimony.
  • Cover of Hotties Vixen Of The Week: Ayisha Diaz
    On Tuesday April 15, August Alsina dropped the visuals for "Get Ya Money" featuring Fabolous on 106 & Park (after shutting down Keshia Chante which you should probably watch). The visuals tell a story of a stripper working for a better life for herself and her family.
  • Cover of Fabolous Will Release "Loso's Way 2: Rise To Power" In The Summer
    Loso's Way 2: Rise To Power has been a long time coming, but in a recent interview with RealTalkNYVideo, Fabolous stated that he plans to release his upcoming album in the Summer.
  • Cover of Two People Shot During CIAA Party Hosted By Diddy
    Shots broke out inside the Sheraton hotel in Charlotte, NC last night, during a star-studded CIAA after party hosted by Diddy, Future and Fabolous. According to reports, at around 2 AM a fight broke out in the crowded ballroom, and soon somebody pulled a gun. Two people were shot, both in the leg.
  • Cover of Review: Fabolous' "Soul Tape 3" Mixtape
    In November, Atlanta rapper Trinidad James caused a firestorm with comments he made while performing in Brooklyn, New York City. After multiple rappers (most notably Maino) called him out for stating that ATL rappers run NYC musically, the Def Jam signee finally admitted he chose the wrong venue.
  • Cover of Fabolous Explains Why He Waited To Respond To Kendrick Lamar's "Control"
    The responses to Kendrick Lamar's infamous "Control" verse came fast and furious, and Fabolous was one of the first to threaten to get in the studio upon hearing it. Despite the comment, we heard nothing from Fab up until a few days ago when he released his Soul Tape 3 project.
  • Cover of Fabolous Reveals Single Art For "Slim Thick" With Jeremih
    Yesterday Fabolous announced that Soul Tape 3 would be dropping on December 25th, and today he teases fans with yet another announcement, this time for a single you can expect from the tape.
  • Cover of Fabolous Announces "Soul Tape 3" Mixtape [Update: Release Date & Cover Art Revealed]
     It looks like Fabolous fans have something to look forward to. As we still await for Loso's Way 2, Fabolous has decided to hold fans over with another installment of his Soul Tape mixtape.
  • Cover of Hip Hop Fashion Trends Right Now
    Although fashion has always been a part of hip-hop culture, it's been taken to a new level in recent years thanks to artists such as A$AP Rocky, Kanye West, Pharrell, 2 Chainz and Danny Brown.
  • Cover of Fabolous Addresses Kendrick Lamar's "Control" Verse
     After Kendrick had already took his shots and made his claim as King of New York on the highly talked about "Control" verse, fans were expecting responses from many New York artists.
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