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10 Most Explosive Fabolous Music Videos

10 Most Explosive Fabolous Music Videos

Before even graduating high school, John David Jackson was being label as the 2nd coming of Jay Z. Making his debut after dropping one of the sickest verses of the 2000s on Lil Mo “Superwoman”, Fabolous quickly became a young rap superstar overnight. After his debut hit “Can’t Deny It”, Fab would go on to becoming one of the best selling artist of the 2000s. After a few years of handling business in the world of fashion, Fabolous recently announced that he would be releasing a new album in 2017 entitled “Young OG Project 2.” In honor of his current announcement, Kaboom! Magazine.com will take a retrospective look into the musical life of the Roc Nation recording artist by showcasing the 10 most explosive music videos of his career. Some of them were award nominated, some overlooked cult classics, but every one of them are must-see.

Fabolous Info:
Age: 39
Hometown:Brooklyn, NY
Record Label: Roc Nation
Album Discography: Ghetto Fabolous (2001), Street Dreams (2003), Real Talk (2004), From Nothin’ to Somethin’ (2007), Loso’s Way (2009), The Young OG Project (2014)


Let’s start things off with a Fabolous honorable mention…..

Honorable Mention: Fabolous “This Is My Party”
Flying all over the east coast, Fabolous literally became the life of every party for his music video “This Is My Party.” The music video featured cameos from 2000s stars Eve, Sean Paul, and Vince Carter.

10. Fabolous “You Be Killin Em”
“You Be Killin Em” was released as the only single from his debut extended play There Is No Competition 2: The Grieving Music EP. It has a gritty 1920’s black and white feel that is classic. Model Amber Rose makes an appearance in the video as well as Ryan Leslie.

9. Fabolous “Can’t Let You Go” Feat. Lil Mo & Mike Shorey
In 2003, Fabolous was the coolest rapper to ever get caught up in a love triangle for his music video “Can’t Let You Go.” In the video, Fabolous is telling a story about a relationship he is having with his girlfriend and twin sister only for it to come to a head at the very end.

8. Fabolous “Diamonds” Feat. Young Jeezy
“Diamonds” is the first single from Fabolous’ album From Nothin’ to Somethin’. This song samples Jay-Z’s line from “Money Ain’t a Thang”. The voice sampled on the “Diamonds” chorus is actually Young Jeezy, and it is a line from the Fabolous song “Do the Damn Thing” from his album Real Talk.

7. Fabolous “Trade It All (Part 2)” Feat. Jagged Edge & P. Diddy
The remix of “Trade It All”, which featured P. Diddy and Jagged Edge reached number twenty on the Billboard Hot 100. The song would also become the lead single for the motion picture soundtrack “Barbershop.”

6. Fabolous “Money Goes, Honey Stays” Feat. Jay Z
Young Loso called up the big homie from Brooklyn for his music video “Money Goes, Honey Stays.” This video would help Fabolous 4th studio album “Loso’s Way” debut at number one on the Billboard 200, selling over 99,000 copies in its first week. It became Fabolous’ first and only album to top the chart.

5. Fabolous “Throw It In The Bag” Feat. The-Dream
“Throw It in the Bag” is the first single from Fabolous’ album Loso’s Way. The song features The-Dream. The song was leaked early, and it was initially not supposed to be the lead single, but after the leak, Fabolous changed his mind because of the positive response he got from fans on Twitter. Christina Milian (Dream’s ex-wife), Irv Gotti, DJ Clue and Ryan Leslie all make cameo appearances in the video. The video won for Best Viewer’s Choice at the 2009 BET Hip Hop Awards and ranked at #24 on BET’s Notarized Top 100 Videos of 2009 countdown.

4. Fabolous “Can’t Deny It” Feat. Nate Dogg
“Can’t Deny It” is the debut single by Fabolous from his debut studio album “Ghetto Fabolous.” It features Nate Dogg and uncredited backing vocals by Lil’ Mo. This was Fabolous’ coming out party and instantly became the new young all star in hip-hop.

3. Fabolous “Makes Me Better” Feat. Ne-Yo
“Make Me Better” is the third single from Fabolous’ album From Nothin’ to Somethin’. The song features Ne-Yo on the hook and is produced by Timbaland. Roselyn Sánchez appears as Fabolous’s love interest in the video. This video also includes the rapper Red Cafe and a guest star Dwight Freeney as a person who is challenged by a drunken man. The single has spent 14 weeks at number 1 in the Billboard Hot 100 Rap Tracks. VIBE Magazine named “Make Me Better” the best song of 2007 on its list of the top 44.

2. Fabolous “Into You” Feat. Tamia
“Into You” is the third single by American rapper Fabolous from his second studio album Street Dreams. It reached #4 on the Billboard Hot 100, becoming the second single from the album to reach the top 10 after top 10 single, “Can’t Let You Go”. The video itself has a very early 2000s vibe with Fabolous wearing a lot of jewelry and attire that was considered stylish in the early 2000s.

1. Fabolous “Young’n (Holla Back)”
Young’n (Holla Back) is the second single from Fabolous’ debut album “Ghetto Fabolous.” It peaked at number thirty-three on the Billboard Hot 100 and number seventeen on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks. The song was also used in a lot of promotion material for the popular video game Need For Speed: Underground.