Despite charting extremely high and becoming a smash hit for Fat Joe it never received an RIAA plaque for sales exceeding 500,000 units.
Fat Joe has been married to Lorena Cartagena since 1995.
$5 million USD as of April 2020
'Lean Back' went Gold after topping the R&B/Hip Hop charts for a month straight and staying atop the Hot 100 for three weeks between August and September 2004.
He's presently 50 years old and he turns 51 on August 19th.
He's father to three children, Joey, Ryan & Azariah.
Yes, Fat Joe passed on Eminem's demo multiple times and on a live event for WEDR 99.1 FM in Miami back in October 2019 he told the story.
Yes, after the death of Big Punisher due to complications from his obesity Fat Joe decided to change his lifestyle and lose some weight due to suggestions from his wife.
No. Despite the fact Fat Joe & Big Pun referred to each other as "Twin", Joseph Cartagena & Christopher Rios were not brothers.
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News | May 29, 2023, 11:15 AM PDT
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News | May 23, 2023, 10:30 AM PDT
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News | May 23, 2023, 4:30 AM PDT
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News | May 15, 2023, 4:30 AM PDT
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News | May 5, 2023, 4:00 AM PDT
Fat Joe: ‘The Major Label System Is A Ponzi Scheme’
News | May 4, 2023, 5:45 PM PDT
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News | May 4, 2023, 7:00 AM PDT
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News | Apr 28, 2023, 4:30 PM PDT