1. 6 Hip-Hop Collaborative Projects That Still Need to Be Released

    May 19, 2017 7:22 PM EDT The old adage “the more, the merrier” just about always feels right on when it comes to hip-hop. Sure going platinum with no features is an impressive feat, but the amazing work created consistently by the genre's changing guard of top tier acts teaming up is undeniably a big part of…

  2. Brooklyn's Own Fabolous Receives The Key To His Beloved Borough

    March 14, 2017 1:32 PM EDT Fabolous gains another piece of hardware to commemorate his storied career. The “Lituation” rapper was honored with the jey to Brooklyn on Thursday (March 9), according to a release from Roc Nation.  The event took place at Brooklyn’s Borough Hall, and hosted guests like fellow artists Wale,…

  3. Chris Brown Announces Party Tour With 50 Cent & Fabolous

    February 22, 2017 10:01 AM EST After  pulling the plug on his boxing match with Soulja Boy , Chris Brown announced the line-up for his upcoming Party tour.  Set to kickoff March 31 in Baltimore, the R&B crooner will be joined by 50 Cent ,  Fabolous , O.T. Genasis , and Kap G for the two-month trek. Brown will touch…

  4. Fabolous on Being 2017 Men's Fashion Week Ambassador: Exclusive

    January 31, 2017 10:43 AM EST Men’s fashion week got a whole lot more Fabolous this year. The Brooklyn-born rapper, 39, who has been a fixture at the designer runway shows in recent years, has been tapped by the Council of Fashion Designers of America to be an official ambassador this year.  Billboard  caught up with the…

  5. Fabolous & Jadakiss Co-Host Dinner for New Balance 247 Luxe Launch

    January 07, 2017 4:21 PM EST For the truly enlightened sneakerhead, style is the ultimate consideration -- but arch support might be a close second. “I’ve always loved New Balance. It’s always been a comfortable shoe to me,” said Jadakiss , co-host (along with Fabolous ) of a dinner celebrating the release of the 247…

  6. Fabolous Plans to Release Two Projects in 2017, Including 'Freddy Vs. Jason' With Jadakiss

    December 20, 2016 12:43 PM EST After releasing Soul Tape 3 in 2013 and The Young OG Project in 2014, it almost became a holiday tradition that  Fabolous  would release a new project. With Christmas looming, Power 106 KMEL's Big Von sat down with the Brooklyn rapper after his performance at the Hip Hop Holiday Concert…

  7. Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival Returns with Panels & Exhibitions Celebrating the Culture

    July 05, 2016 3:37 PM EDT The Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival is celebrating its 12th anniversary with a four-day salute to the culture. The kickoff (Wednesday, July 13) will take place at Brooklyn's Medgar Evers College and feature an opening keynote address from civil rights activist and Baltimore mayoral candidate…

  8. Meek Mill Continues Drake Feud on Fat Joe and Remy Ma Remix

    May 26, 2016 11:51 AM EDT Meek Mill confirmed he's a glutton for Twitter punishment with his latest bars on his and Fabolous' s remix of Fat Joe and Remy Ma 's "All the Way Up." Meek Mill vs. Drake: A Full Timeline of the Rap Beef & Who Weighed In In the remix, Meek rehashes his original…

  9. Jessica Jung Sees Solo Debut Enter World, Heatseekers Albums Charts

    May 24, 2016 8:49 PM EDT Jessica 's first musical venture post- Girls' Generation is off to a promising start. The former girl group member sends her debut EP titled With Love, J: The First Mini Album  to multiple Billboard charts including World and Heatseekers Albums this week. Jessica Jung on Recording…

  10. Nas, Fabolous, Talib Kweli to Headline 12th Annual Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival

    April 04, 2016 3:28 PM EDT Nas , Fabolous ,  Talib Kweli and Rapsody are the first big names announced for the 12th annual Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival. The annual event, produced by Brooklyn Bodega, Inc. and the Bodega Agency, will take place on July 13-16 and give fans four days of beats, rhymes, film, photography, DJs,…

  11. Fabolous Announces Mixtape With Jadakiss; Fat Joe & Remy Ma Share First Song Off Joint Album

    March 02, 2016 1:00 PM EST New York hip-hop is showing some team spirit. First up,  Fabolous and Jadakiss are joining forces for their forthcoming  Freddy Vs. Jason  mixtape as announced by Fabo on his Instagram (Feb. 28). "Freddy Vs. Jason coming soon," the Brooklyn rep wrote alongside a photo of him and…

  12. 8 Hip-Hop Party Tunes to Celebrate New Year's Eve

    December 30, 2015 12:00 PM EST Ryan Seacrest and his pals aren't the only ones to keep New Year's Eve rockin'. Whether f'ing up commas or taking shots to the head, hip-hop soundtracks the good times and your worst behavior. Some rap acts have a New Year-themed song already in their stash (See: Fabolous …

  13. Fabolous Recruits Nicki Minaj, Trey Songz For 'Summertime Shootout' Mixtape

    November 26, 2015 6:04 PM EST Fabolous  delivers his first holiday offering with the  Summertime Shootout  mixtape. The Thanksgiving release finds the Brooklyn rapper serving remixes worth lines of fire emojis and vivid bars that match the pop art theme of the project's artwork. Here, Loso flips recent hits like …

  14. 'Descendants' Soundtrack Debuts at No. 1 on Billboard 200 Albums Chart

    August 09, 2015 3:00 PM EDT (Editor's note: Nielsen Music revised its data on Aug. 9, after our initial story was posted. The unit totals for a few titles have since changed, as have the rankings of two albums in the top 10.) The soundtrack to Disney Channel's Descendants debuts at No. 1 on the…

  15. Watch Fabolous Reveal His Artist Past on a Tour of a Jean-Michel Basquiat Exhibit: Exclusive

    August 03, 2015 3:29 PM EDT Before words became the medium that transformed John David Jackson into Fabolous , the Roc Nation artist who has sold more than 4.3 million albums in the U.S. since 2001's Ghetto Fabolous , the rapper's preferred mode of self-expression was charcoal. "Before I was a musician, I…

  16. Watch Fabolous Play Tour Guide at Museum Sneaker Exhibit -- and Reveal His Kicks Obsession

    July 31, 2015 4:20 PM EDT You could try, like the curator did one recent Thursday, to direct Fabolous ’ gaze to a pair of pancake-batter-colored Converse (“the first All Stars ever!”) at the Brooklyn Museum’s new “Rise of Sneaker Culture” exhibit. But old Chucks, early 20th-century Keds and the black lace-ups that…

  17. Jeezy, Fabolous, Kevin Gates & Young Scooter: Free Music Round-up

    May 29, 2015 1:50 PM EDT This week's free releases include new projects from veterans Jeezy and Fabolous , a release from Kevin Gates , and Young Scooter's second mixtape of 2015. Jeezy - Gansta Party Jeezy has been releasing music for more than a decade, which is an impressive accomplishment all by itself.…

  18. Fabolous Talks NBA, Friday Night Freestyle Series & New Music: Exclusive

    May 15, 2015 4:00 PM EDT Whether or not Fabolous is in your punchline top five or you think such a designation is even necessary, you can't deny the breadth of his well. An obsessive might take highlighters to a verse from any of his recent Friday Night Freestyles and wind up with a rainbow on the page. The…

  19. Jack White's Acting Plans, Dave Grohl's Drumming Tips and More Insider Scoop

    May 11, 2015 1:21 PM EDT Jack White's Next Act On April 26,  Jack White  performed what his PR firm called "his final live performance...for the foreseeable future." So, what will he do next? According to one insider, White's plans include focusing on his acting career during the next few years.…

  20. Billboard 200 Chart Moves: Pentatonix Earns 2014's Top Selling Christmas Album

    January 02, 2015 8:51 PM EST On the latest Billboard 200 albums chart, the big news was at the top of the list, where Taylor Swift's 1989 easily collected a seventh nonconsecutive week at No 1 . In total, Swift has been at No. 1 for 31 weeks with her four different No. 1 albums. Among all women, only Whitney…

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