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November 18, 1977 in Brooklyn
Brooklyn, NY, United States
John David Jackson (born November 18, 1977 in Brooklyn, New York), better known by his stage name Fabolous, is a Grammy award nominated American rapper, actor and designer signed to Def Jam Records. He released his debut album, Ghetto Fabolous in 2001 and has since released 2003's Street Dreams, 2004's Real Talk and 2007's From Nothin' to Somethin', all of which have collectively sold over four million copies in the United States. His fourth studio album, Loso's Way, was released in July of 2009 and debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 chart.
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That's a message to all the copycats around him. Copying the style of someone that succeeded, in order to achieve their goals, is a fact in these circles, we've watched the story so many times already repeating itself. So, he knows very well that they won't stop, but he's declaring that he won't stop either since they're not gonna hold him back from being genuine.
How things change when from nobody, you become somebody. People that you thought they were friends, suddenly appear to envy you and, in a -mysterious- way you become more attractive. It takes only one step forward for you to change in the eyes of other people, but not to change yourself the way they think you did.