Fat JoeBronx, NYC
Joseph Antonio Cartagena
August 19, 1970
Artist | Songwriter | Executive Producer
Net Worth
Terror Squad, Roc Nation, RNG
Associated Acts
Big Pun, JAYZ, Remy Ma, Angelica Villa, Dj Khaled, Cool & Dre


Fat Joe

Joseph Antonio Cartagena (born August 19, 1970), better known by his stage name Fat Joe, is an American rapper and actor from the Bronx, New York. He began his music career as a member of hip hop group Diggin' in the Crates Crew (D.I.T.C.), then forged a solo career and set up his own label, Terror Squad, to which he signed Big Pun, Remy Ma, Tony Sunshine, Cuban Link, Armageddon, Prospect, Triple Seis and DJ Khaled as well as discover producers Cool & Dre.

Fat Joe's debut solo album, Represent, was released in 1993 and spawned the single "Flow Joe", which reached number one on the Billboard Hot Rap Songs. His most commercially successful album to date was Jealous Ones Still Envy (J.O.S.E.) (2001); it was certified platinum by the RIAA and internationally certified silver by the BPI, as well as reaching the top 100 on multiple music charts.

He is best known for the songs "Lean Back" with Terror Squad, "What's Luv?" featuring Ashanti & Ja Rule, "Make It Rain" featuring Lil Wayne and "All the Way Up" with Remy Ma featuring French Montana and Dre.

Fat Joe has appeared in several films, including Scary Movie 3 and Happy Feet, as well as Spike Lee's Netflix series She’s Gotta Have It.

In 2018 he began hosting a podcast on Tidal, Coca Vision, where he discusses music, friendships, and pop culture with some of the industry's most entertaining voices. He has an upcoming album called Family Ties which is scheduled to be released in December 2019.

Fat Joe, Dre – Deep (Official Video)

Fat Joe, Cardi B, Anuel AA – YES (Official Video) ft. Dre

Fat Joe, Dre, Lil Wayne – Pullin (Official Video)

Fat Joe – So Excited ft. Dre (Official Music Video)

Fat Joe, Remy Ma – All The Way Up ft. French Montana, Infared (Official Music Video)