About Fabolous

Despite a career perpetually on the cusp of mainstream recognition (outside of rap, at least), Fabolous remains one of the most respected New Yory City spitters in the game, having put out six studio albums, eight mixtapes and an EP of solid work throughout his prolific 15-year-plus career which has resulted in a devout cult following.

The Brooklyn representative has collaborated with the likes of Tyga, Meek Mill, Future, Nicki Minaj, French Montana, Nelly, Wiz Khalifa, Rick Ross, Gunplay, Rockie Fresh, Omarion, Vado, Kirko Bangz, Ariana Grande, Trey Songz, The-Dream, Joe Budden, Twista, Tank, Juelz Santana, Ludacris, R. Kelly, Chief Keef, The Game, Ne-Yo, Akon, Yo Gotti, Mac Miller, Lil Mo, Mike Shorey, Tamia, Ashanti and many more since stepping foot in the rap game.

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Facts Only

  • Fab is in a long-term relationship with stylist Emily Bustamante.
  • He has a son named Johan, born in 2008.
  • Fab began seriously pursuing a rap career in the twelfth grade.
  • He is of African American and Dominican descent.
  • On October 17th, 2006, he was shot in the leg after exiting Justin's restaurant in Manhattan.
  • His monikey is derived from an early freestyle session with DJ Clue during which he uttered "Fabulous" many times, to the point that Clue assumed that was his rap name.
  • Fab was raised in the Brevoort Houses in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, New York City.
  • His first record deal was with Desert Storm Records.
  • His current net worth is estimated at $23 million.
  • He founded a clothing line called Rich Yung Society in 2006.


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