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Fabolous was born on November 18, 1977 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as John David Jackson. See full bio »

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Blade II Soundtrack
Coach Carter Soundtrack
Honey Soundtrack
Barbershop Soundtrack


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 2019 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- James McAvoy/Meek Mill (2019) ... (writer: "Uptown Vibes" - as John Jackson)
 2017 The Simpsons (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- 22 for 30 (2017) ... ("Basketball", uncredited) / (performer: "Basketball" - uncredited)
 2010 Gossip Girl (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Inglourious Bassterds (2010) ... (performer: "Everything, Everyday, Everywhere" - uncredited)
 2006 Waist Deep (performer: "Bad Girl") / (writer: "Bad Girl" - as John Jackson)
 2005 So You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Top 4 (2005) ... (performer: "(Holla Back) Young'n")
 2005 Roll Bounce (performer: "Boogie Oogie Oogie")
 2005 Midnight Club 3: DUB Edition (Video Game) ("Gangsta", "Ghetto [Featuring Thara]", "Keepin' It Gangsta", "Real Talk [123]") / (writer: "Gangsta", "Ghetto [Featuring Thara]", "Real Talk [123]" - as John Jackson) / (writer: "Keepin' It Gangsta" - as J. Jackson)
 2005 Coach Carter ("No Need for Conversation") / (performer: "No Need for Conversation")
 2004 You Got Served (performer: "Badaboom")
 2003 Honey (performer: "4ever", "Now Ride", "Into You")
 2002 Barbershop (performer: "Trade It All (Part 2)") / (writer: "Trade It All (Part 2)" - as J. Jackson)
 2002 Like Mike (performer: "Basketball")
 2002 Blade II (performer: "We Be Like This") / (writer: "We Be Like This" - as John Jackson)
 2001 Glitter (courtesy: "Last Night A DJ Saved My Life") / (performer: "Last Night A DJ Saved My Life")
 2001 Dr. Dolittle 2 (performer: "Tameeka")
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Other Works:

Music video for The Dream: "Shawty Is A 10" See more »

Publicity Listings:

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Alternate Names:

Fabulous | John Jackson


5' 11" (1.8 m)

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You can't spell believe without a lie in the middle. See more »


On March 28, 2018 in Englewood, Fabolous was arrested by New Jersey police for domestic violence against Emily Bustamente, the mother of his two children. He was charged with two felonies: aggravated assault and making a terrorist threat. See more »


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