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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 ... See full bio »

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Known For

Happy Feet Seymour
Bad Boys II Soundtrack
Cradle 2 the Grave Soundtrack
Black Mask Soundtrack


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  179th Street (announced)
King Cesar Colon
 2019 New York Undercover (TV Movie)
 2019 Fat Joe, Dre, Lil Wayne: Pullin (Video short)
 2017-2019 She's Gotta Have It (TV Series)
Winny Win Winford
- #IAmYourMirror (2019) ... Winny Win Winford
- #SuperFunkyCaliFragiSexy (2019) ... Winny Win Winford
- #LoveDontPayDaRent (IF YOU DON'T KNOW ME BY NOW) (2017) ... Winny Win Winford
- #HeGotItAllMixedUp (DYSLEXIA) (2017) ... Winny Win Winford (as Fat Joe Cartagena)
- #LuvIzLuv (SEXUALITY IS FLUID) (2017) ... Winny Win Winford (as Fat Joseph Cartagena)
 2018 One Shot (Video short)
 2018 Night School
 2017 Lady Rider
 2016/VIII Checkmate
 2015 Supermodel
 2012 Meek Mill Feat. Drake: Amen (Video short)
 2011 Narx
Big Ed (as Joseph Cartagena)
 2011 The Cookout 2 (TV Movie)
 2011 LiL DPC 2: The Life of a Don (Short)
Fat Joe
 2009/III Breathe (Short)
Eddie Cortes
 2008 Pitbull Feat. Lil Jon: Krazy (Video short)
 2007 Rick Ross Feat. R. Kelly: Speedin' (Video short)
 2007 Def Jam: Icon (Video Game)
 2006 Happy Feet
Seymour (voice)
 2006 Akon Feat. Eminem: Smack That (Video short) (uncredited)
 2004 Def Jam Fight for NY (Video Game)
Crack (voice)
 2002 Demi-Haunted
 2002 Empire
Tito Severe (as Fat Joe 'Joseph Cartagena')
 2002 Fat Joe Feat. Ashanti & Ja Rule: What's Luv? (Video short)
Fat Joe
 2001 R. Kelly: Feelin' on Yo Booty (Video short)
 2001 Prison Song
Big Pete
 2001 Blazin'
Big Jay
 1999 Jennifer Lopez: Feelin' So Good (Video short)
 1999 Thicker Than Water
 1999 Whiteboyz
Don Flip Crew #2
 1999 Urban Menace (Video)
 1997 Big Pun: I'm Not a Player (Video short)
Fat Joe
 1996 Actual Facts (Video short)
 1995 Eyes on Hip Hop (Video)
 1995 The D&D All-Stars: 1, 2 Pass It (Video short)
 1994 I Like It Like That
Biker Inmate (as Fat Joe Da Gangsta)
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Other Works:

Music video for N.O.R.E.: "Oye Mi Canto" See more »

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2 Interviews | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Fat Joe 'Joseph Cartagena' | Fat Joe Cartagena | Fat Joseph Cartagena | Joseph 'Fat Joe' Cartagena | Joseph Cartagena | José Cartagena | Fat Joe Da Gangsta | Terror Squad


5' 11" (1.8 m)

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I'm used to young people dying by gettin' shot. Ya know, a lot of my friends have died by gettin' shot, killed, or an accident. But I've never seen a young nigga die 'cause he was fat. -- on Big Pun


Gave his old Bronx elementary school 20 computers and a media lab. See more »


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