Fat Joe Net Worth 2020, Biography, Career and Awards.
Fat Joe Net Worth 2020 – Joseph Antonio Cartagena, more commonly known as Fat Joe, is an American rapper and actor, from Bronx, New York. He is also known as ‘Joey Crack,’ and ‘Fat Joe da Gangsta.’
He is a part of the music groups ‘Terror squad’ and ‘D.I.T.C.’ Along with being a rap artist he is also a successful entrepreneur and is the executive chief of the entertainment company, ‘Terror Squad Entertainment.’
Fat Joe was born Joseph Antonio Cartagena on August 19, 1970, in South Bronx, New York City, to the parents of Puerto Rican and Cuban descent. He grew up in public housing with a tough neighborhood and resorted to burglary to supplement his family’s income.
His older brother introduced him to music, and he imbibed Latin as well as Zulu music. The music of ‘Furious Five,’ ‘Funky 4 + 1,’ and ‘Theodore’ influenced his early years. He found inspiration from his surroundings for writing lyrics.
A rap artist and businessman, Fat Joe is the CEO of Terror Squad Entertainment. Though primarily recognized as a solo artist, he also records with D.I.T.C. and Terror Squad.
He has released ten studio albums and scored a #1 hit with the song “Lean Back”, a duet with Remy Ma, in 2004. Fat Joe was born Joseph Antonio Cartagena in New York City, New York in August 1970.
He was introduced to rap music by his brother and was influenced by Big Pun. He was signed to Relativity Records with the group Diggin’ in the Crates using the name Fat Joe da Gangsta.
Joe’s debut album Represent was released in 1993 and the single “Flow Joe” hit #1 on the Billboard Hot Rap Singles chart. Joe was signed to Atlantic Records from 1998 to 2006. He has released 10 studio albums including the Platinum certified Jealous Ones Still Envy.
His best known song is “Lean Back” a duet with Remy Ma and Terror Squad. The song was #1 in the summer of 2004. His other popular singles include “We Thuggin”, “What’s Luv?”, and “Get It Poppin”.
Joe is the CEO of Terror Squad Entertainment. He has won an ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Award and a Billboard Latin Music Award.
Fat Joe has been nominated four times for ‘Grammy Awards’ and also once for ‘MTV Video Music Awards.’ In 2005, he won an ‘ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Award’ for the number ‘What’s Luv?’ and earned a ‘Billboard Latin Music Award’ in 2006, for ‘I Don’t Care/Que Mas Da (Dance Remixes).’
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