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Fat Joe

Joseph Antonio Cartagena (born August 19, 1970), better known by his stage name Fat Joe, is an American rapper, CEO of Terror Squad Entertainment, and member of musical groups D.I.T.C. and Terror Squad. Fat Joe's first album was Represent, released in 1993, followed by Jealous One's Envy in 1995. From 1998 to 2006, he was signed to Atlantic Records, releasing four albums under the label, Don Cartagena in 1998, Jealous Ones Still Envy (J.O.S.E.) in 2001, Loyalty in 2002, and All or Nothing in 2005. Around the release of All or Nothing, Fat Joe became involved in a highly publicized feud with another New York City-based rapper 50 Cent, who attacked Fat Joe in his song "Piggy Bank". His most popular song in which he performed was his Remy Ma duet "Lean Back" with Terror Squad. The song was a number-one hit in the summer of 2004. Starting in 2006, when his album Me, Myself, & I was released, Fat Joe was signed to Imperial Records, which distributes through Terror Squad Entertainment. His follow up album wasThe Elephant in the Room, which was released in 2008; Jealous Ones Still Envy 2 (J.O.S.E. 2), the sequel to Jealous Ones Still Envy (J.O.S.E.), was released in October 2009. His

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Fat Joe -- New York Knicks ... All The Way Up to Eastern Conference Finals!! (VIDEO)

Fat Joe
New York Knicks All The Way Up to Eastern Conference Finals!!

Knicks fans, you're no longer an NBA laughingstock ... with Derrick Rose and Carmelo Anthony, Fat Joe says the the team is one of the BEST in the NBA! TMZ Sports ran into Joe in L.A. and asked… READ MORE >

Charles Oakley -- I Forgive Fat Joe ... But Don't Do It Again!

Charles Oakley
I Forgive Fat Joe ... But Don't Do It Again!

Good news for Fat Joe ... Charles Oakley says he accepts the rapper's apology for disrespecting Anthony Mason.  You know the backstory ... Fat Joe outed Mason last week as the guy Biggie… READ MORE >

- 63 days ago
Fat Joe -- Sorry I Offended Charles Oakley ... Didn't Mean to Diss Anthony Mason

Fat Joe
Sorry I Offended Charles Oakley Didn't Mean to Diss Anthony Mason

Fat Joe tells TMZ Sports he WORSHIPS Anthony Mason -- and didn't mean to disrespect the late NBA star by identifying him as the victim in a legendary Biggie Smalls rap.  READ MORE >

- 64 days ago
Charles Oakley -- Fat Joe 'Disrespected' Anthony Mason (VIDEO)

Charles Oakley
Fat Joe 'Disrespected' Anthony Mason

Charles Oakley says he still has Anthony Mason's back -- and he's going in on Fat Joe for "disrespecting" the NY Knicks legend by naming him as the mystery victim in a Biggie Smalls track. "You… READ MORE >

- 66 days ago
Puff Daddy -- Confirms Biggie Banged Anthony Mason's GF

Puff Daddy
Confirms Biggie Banged Anthony Mason's GF

Sean "Puff Daddy" Combs is backing up Fat Joe's claim that Notorious B.I.G. banged Anthony Mason's GF ... saying the mystery Knick in "I Got A Story To Tell"  is in fact Mason ... 100%.… READ MORE >

- 66 days ago
Fat Joe -- Notorious B.I.G. Mystery Revealed ... He Banged Anthony Mason's GF

Fat Joe
Notorious B.I.G. Mystery Revealed ... He Banged Anthony Mason's GF

It's one of the biggest mysteries in the history of hip-hop ... Which Knicks player was robbed by the Notorious B.I.G. after he walked in on Biggie banging his GF? According to Fat Joe it was… READ MORE >

- 70 days ago
Big Pun -- Widow Claims Fat Joe Has Screwed Her Over ... Royally

Big Pun
Widow Claims Fat Joe Screwed Her Over ... Royally

Fat Joe is an immoral cheat who betrayed his protege, Big Pun ... so claims Big Pun's widow who claims Joe has left her out in the cold since her husband's death.Liza Rios is beside herself… READ MORE >

- 676 days ago
Scott Disick -- Wino Posing in the Hamptons Again

Scott Disick
Wino Posing In the Hamptons Again

Scott Disick returned to the scene of the crime last night with a wine glass in hand as he partied with French Montana and Fat Joe at J.Lo's 45th birthday bash.Interesting that Lord D posted… READ MORE >

- 732 days ago
Fat Joe Turns Himself in to Prison for Tax Evasion

Fat Joe
Turns Himself in to Prison

Fat Joe has just turned himself in to prison to serve his 4 month sentence for tax evasion.The rapper -- real name Joseph Cartagena -- is officially in custody at the Federal Detention Center in… READ MORE >

- 1064 days ago
Fat Joe -- I'm Not Thrilled About Prison Sentence

Fat Joe
I'm Not Thrilled About Prison Sentence

Question: How does Fat Joe feel about going to prison for 4 months? Answer: He ain't exactly thrilled. TMZ spoke with Joe moments ago ... and (shocker) he didn't seem too jazzed about yesterday's… READ MORE >

- 1126 days ago

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