Fat Joe

Fat Joe



Joseph Antonio Cartagena (born August 19, 1970), better known by his stage name Fat Joe, is an American rapper. He is also the CEO of Terror Squad Entertainment, and member of musical groups D.I.T.C. and Terror Squad.

Fat Joe's debut 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.[1] 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 was The 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 tenth album The Darkside Vol. 1 was released on July 27, 2010.



So Excited
"So Excited" is a song by American singer Fat Joe.
Heartbreak is a song by musical artist Fat Joe, released on April 21, 2017.
Plata O Plomo
Plata O Plomo is the collaborative studio album by American hip hop recording artists Fat Joe and Remy Ma, released February 17, 2017 by RNG (Rap's New Generation) and EMPIRE.
All the Way Up
"All the Way Up" is a song by American rappers Fat Joe and Remy Ma, featuring American rappers French Montana and Infared.

Photos - Fat Joe800

People Recently Photographed with Fat Joe35

Popular Albums16

Album Appearances & References218

Popular Songs32

Song Appearances & References24

Musical Group References2

Musical Groups3


Video Game References2

Minor Film Appearances & References6

TV Shows1

Collaborators & Influencers93

Other Music-Related Relationships14

Personal & Professional Relationships1

Commercial & Non-Profit Relationships1

Awards & Nominations15

You May Also Be Interested In49


Spotify - Albums & Singles95


Spotify - Appears On188


Spotify - Top Tracks10


Upcoming Concerts1

News Articles21

Video: KRS-One and Fat Joe at Art Basel block party in Miami
  –  December 11, 2017
Fat Joe and KRS-One lit up Vibes 305 Basel, the dancehall block party meets art exhibit that always takes place during Miami Art Week. Staged Friday night, the annual event is the vision of music video and film director Gil Green, who has worked with every ...
Fat Joe Joins for Cam vs Mase, Artist Advice, Label Drama + More | Everyday Struggle
  –  December 8, 2017
On today's #EverydayStruggle, the legendary Fat Joe joins DJ Akademiks and Nadeska to talk about everything going on in his life, including his new music and role in Spike Lee's new Netflix series, "She's Gotta Have It." Joe also talked about the Cam'ron ...
Fat Joe Gives Remy the Co-Sign She Needs in this Merry Mackie Holiday Highlight
  –  January 5, 2018
Shortly after Remy and Papoose put the finishing touches on their Christmas party and welcoming both of their families, one last guest came walking through the door. It’s Fat Joe, who said he heard Remy was cooking and came through to get a plate.
2017 reminded us women in hip-hop deserve their spot on the throne
  –  January 5, 2018
Enter 2017. Coming off her first year back in the game, which garnered the Grammy-nominated song “All the Way Up,” and an album release (Plata o Plomo) with Fat Joe, Remy Ma ignited the year in true rap battle fashion. In February, Remy released her ...
Latin Trap Was One of 2017's Most Overlooked Music Trends
  –  January 5, 2018
This year has seen a relentless rollout of Latin trap collaborations: Fat Joe amid the crowd on Farruko’s “Liberace” remix in January, Cardi B’s bilingual “Bodak Yellow” redo with Messiah in August, Quavo with Bad Bunny and Colombian pop singer ...
Watch Cardi B celebrate matching The Beatles Billboard record in her bonnet and bra
  –  January 4, 2018
While Ashanti cleaned up in 2002 with her solo offering Foolish and as a featured artist on Fat Joe's What's Luv? and Ja Rule's Always on Time. Cardi B rose to fame with her album Bodak Yellow which became a triple platinum hit Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images ...
Cardi B Celebrates Her Historic Billboard Achievement by Jumping Around in Bra on Instagram
  –  January 4, 2018
The achievement remained unsurpassed for 38 years, until Ashanti reached the Hot 100’s Top 10 in 2002 when her first three singles—”Foolish” as well as featured spots on Fat Joe’s “What’s Luv?” and Ja Rule’s “Always on Time”—charted ...
Cardi B Is The Only Rapper To Have First Three Songs In Top Ten Simultaneously
  –  January 4, 2018
Eventually, Ashanti did it on March 20 and April 6, 2002. She had her own song “Foolish” as well as appearances on Fat Joe’s “What’s Luv?” and Ja Rule’s “Always on Time.” She’s the first artist to have three songs overall in the top ten ...
Cardi B Ties The Beatles and Ashanti After Placing First Three Billboard Hot 100 Hits in Top 10 Simultaneously
  –  January 3, 2018
1, 2 and 3, respectively, the weeks of Feb. 29, March 7 and March 14, 1964. For her part, Ashanti's "Foolish" and her feature appearances on Fat Joe's "What's Luv?" and Ja Rule's "Always on Time" accomplished the feat nearly 40 years later during the ...
Billboard Hot 100: Ed Sheeran & Beyonce on top for 4th week, while Cardi B ties the Beatles with three top 10 hits
  –  January 3, 2018
Then Ashanti charted her first three top-10 singles at the same time in 2002: “Foolish,” “What’s Luv?” (with Fat Joe) and “Always on Time” (with Ja Rule).
Cardi B celebrates tie with The Beatles and Ashanti for Billboard record by posting Instagram video in her bra
  –  January 3, 2018
The only other acts to have achieved the feat were The Beatles with I Want to Hold Your Hand, She Loves You and Please Please Me in 1964; and Ashanti in 2002 with her own song Foolish and as a featured artist on Fat Joe's What's Luv? and Ja Rule's Always ...
Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez are all the workout and relationship goals
  –  January 3, 2018
been taking care of myself like I should," as you dance around the subway station with your girls or look around for Fat Joe. And isn't that enough reason to do it? I think yes. See something entertaining on social media that you think deserves to be shared?
DJ Khaled Joins Other Celebrity Men Who Have Problems with Their Weight
  –  January 2, 2018
According to some of the celebrities’ very own words, it’s a combination of both. Over the years male entertainers like Rick Ross, Dr. Dre, Timbaland, Fat Joe and Scarface have been open about losing weight and changing their lifestyles. Others ...
Cardi B Joins The Beatles And Ashanti With First 3 Hot 100 Hits in The Top 10 Simultaneously
  –  January 2, 2018
On March 30 and April 6, 2002, she appeared in the tier with her own “Foolish” and as featured on Fat Joe’s “What’s Luv?” and Ja Rule’s “Always on Time.” Cardi B is the first artist overall to chart three songs in the top 10 ...
Cardi B Ties The Beatles & Ashanti With Billboard Hot 100 Milestone
  –  January 2, 2018
Ashanti did it in 2002 with “Foolish,” Fat Joe’s “What’s Luv?,” and Ja Rule’s “Always On Time.” Last month, Bacardi also became the first female rapper to reach the top 10 with her first three Hot 100 entries. Elsewhere on the chart this ...
Where Harlem Gets Its Style
  –  December 30, 2017
A staple for rap and hip-hop professionals, the New York City store has dressed nearly every industry heavyweight, from Heavy D and Fat Joe to Rihanna and DJ Khaled. The shop is a “retail expression,” as founders Guy and Sharene Wood refer to it ...
Remy Ma Blames Nicki Minaj For Starting Feud 2017 In Review
  –  December 26, 2017
Joined by Fat Joe to promote their new collaborative album Plata O Plomo, Remy inevitably discussed her beef with Minaj. The rapper claimed fans should stop waiting for Minaj's response to "ShETHER" because the diss track was already a response.
Fat Joe Says Jay-Z Is The Greatest Rapper of All Time
  –  December 22, 2017
Is Jay-Z the greatest rapper of all time? We’ve had and witnessed this discussion in the culture a number of times and Hov’s name comes up more often than not. Fat Joe believes Jay-Z is the undisputed greatest rapper alive. During his recent visit to ...
Terry Crews, Steve-O, Migos and More to Appear in New Episode of Complex x Fuse!
  –  December 21, 2017
Talent Featured: Terry Crews, Steve-O, DJ Khaled, Lil Yachty, Migos, the Ball Family, Fat Joe, Jhené Aiko and more Airdate: Friday, December 22 at 11 p.m. ET/PT on Fuse Complex x Food – Sean Evans shares the spiciest moments of Hot Ones Season 4 ...
‘Remy & Papoose: A Merry Mackie Holiday’: When, Where To Watch Online
  –  December 18, 2017
When the couple tied the knot on Dec. 17, 2015, plenty of stars attended the ceremony including Ice-T, Keyshia Cole, JuJu, Yandy Smith, Mona Scott-Young, Rich Dollaz, Bianca, Cardi B and, of course, Fat Joe. Perhaps we’ll be seeing the same faces and ...
Fat Joe Joins for Cam vs Mase, Artist Advice, Label Drama + More | Everyday Struggle
  –  December 8, 2017
On today's #EverydayStruggle, the legendary Fat Joe joins DJ Akademiks and Nadeska to talk about everything going on in his life, including his new music and role in Spike Lee's new Netflix series, "She's Gotta Have It." Joe also talked about the Cam'ron ...


Affiliated Locations2

Upcoming Concerts
New Items