Fabolous will share the stage with some of Africa’s best acts from Nigeria and Ghana.
The American rapper who already has a huge loyal fan base in Ghana is an astounding performer by industry standards, he is sure to deliver a thrilling soft-sell debut performance in the West African country.
Born John David Jackson on the 18th of November 1977 in Brooklyn, New York, Fabolous begun from very humble beginnings in the underground hip hop world and subsequently carved a cult following for his style of music.
He had his major breakthrough in 2001 with the hit song Can’t Deny It from his debut LP Ghetto Fabolous which reached number three on the Billboard 200 chart and sold over 1.5 million copies by 2003.
It was followed by Street Dreams in 2003, Real Talk in 2004, From Nothin’ to Somethin’ in 2007, Loso’s Way in 2009, There Is No Competition 2: The Grieving Music EP & Loso’s Way 2 in 2010 and Loso’s Way 2: Rise to power released this year with his current hit release, You Be Killin Em proving to be a hit on airwaves worldwide.
His works has extensively featured award winning artistes such as Ne-Yo, Trey Songz, P Diddy, Jeremih, Jermaine Dupri and T-Pain among others.
To date, Fabolous has released five albums, which have collectively sold millions of copies globally and has been nominated for several awards.
In September 2009, he was ranked number eight on MTV’s Hottest MC in the Game list and received a Viewer’s Choice award for his Throw It in the Bag duet with The-Dream.
Last year, he was nominated in the Best Rap Performance by a Duo or a Group category at the 2010 Grammy Awards for the song Money Goes, Honey Stays with Jay-Z and also two BET nominations for Best Collaboration and Best Viewer’s Choice for Say Aah with Trey Songz .
The above laurels are a confirmation of why his coming to Ghana is unique in every sense of the word.
The organizers have said the musical experience at the Dome of the Conference Centre would offer a chance to his core fan base here in Ghana to witness live in action, one of the best lyrical MC’s in the hiphop world.