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Fabolous Reveals How He Learned To Rap, Stealing Diddy’s Favourite Name And More

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Grammy-nominated hip-hop star Fabolous sat down with Luc Belaire CEO Brett Berish in a rare interview to share his journey from the Brooklyn projects to an estimated $30 million fortune, 17 years after his radio debut with DJ Clue on Hot 97.

Fabolous’ first release, Ghetto Fabolous was in 2001, on the same day that Brett Berish launched his now global wine & spirits company, Sovereign Brands. The celebrated album spawned the hit singles “Can’t Deny It” and “Young’n (Holla Back)”, which jump-started Fabolous’ career. He has since enjoyed many successful singles, albums, mixtapes and collaborations, has been nominated for Grammys, American Choice Awards and Teen Choice Awards, and has won both ASCAP and BET awards.

Throughout his decorated career, Fabolous has also amassed an impressive social media following of more than six million adoring fans. Fabolous joins a lineage of globally recognized stars from Brooklyn who have impacted the borough not just through their music and commercial success, but also their philanthropy – Fabolous was awarded a key to the city in recognition of his contributions to his hometown.

In this exclusive interview, Fabolous touches on everything from his natural talent for art as a young boy (he attended an art & design high school) at a time when “in our world…it wasn’t a big thing to share”, how he learned to rap, to his foundation offering opportunities for kids in inner-city communities.
He joins artists like Trina, G Herbo, Fat Joe and Deontay Wilder on Season 2 of Belaire’s celebrated series “Self Made Tastes Better”. Tune in for the next full interview with rapper Eve coming soon!

Giving back to Brooklyn
“That’s when I started a foundation, that’s what I wanted to give back to those inner city communities, opportunity – just a chance to do something – give them a camera, give them an easel or a paintbrush. Things to try to get into.”

His rapping process.
“I started to experiment with writing. And I would listen to raps and I think at first I just started writing down all the lyrics of the song. Then, my next step was, turn those lyrics into my lyrics. Then that graduated into “OK, let me try to flip that whole thing into me writing it, in the pattern of this song that I know.” Once I got that then I would start reciting it…but it was still a hobby of mine.”

Getting recognition
This was word of mouth era. I guess it was just people liking it, and it was organic that way, too. It’s a self-made moment, it’s a moment from the mud. They’ve been listening to somebody that they know and they relate to and they hear, and they understand it. And that’s what happened, it started circulating in my neighborhood.”

Stealing Diddy’s favorite name
The name was a mistake. I was spelling my name in one of the raps I did for DJ Clue: F-A-B-O-L-O-U-S and I was saying “Fabolous” to rhyme with “Vocabolous”, just wordplay stuff. And I think he took that as my name. Diddy always jokes to me “you got my name, I want a name like that – Fabolous”, it just busts out. I never even looked at it, it just made itself stand out.”

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People Don’t Understand Why I’m Still Succeeding, I’m Not From This World : Kelvyn Boy Brags

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Kelvynboy has taken to social media to brag and throw heavy shades at someone we don’t know but with no doubt might be directed at Stonebwoy, his former boss.

On Twitter, the ‘Anada Anada, lie lie’ catchphrase originator declared that people -likely his haters- keep wondering why he is still succeeding in life.

And if they care to know why, “he’s not from this world”.. Kelvynboy said. The afrobeat sensation bragging on social media has caught fans attention, some have blasted him.

Taking to twitter he wrote; “Niggas don’t understand why I still Dey succeed Thinking face I’m not from this world just know that !!.”

Check his post below;

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Since Kelvynboy broke free from Bhim Nation and having his way through the music industry to become one of the solid forces to reckon with in the Ghanaian Music Industry.

Evidently, the singer has time and again bragged about his craft and money subtly throwing shades at haters who now Stonebwoy can be said to be a part of them, supposedly.

His tweet has garnered massive reactions from some tweeps. One Kojo Poundz who seemed angry at Kelvynboy commented with insults.

He wrote; “Sia common Range wey you buy wey dey make you feel sey you be alien nu Comot make we think”.

Kelvynboy was in the news some time ago following an accident he was involved in. The ‘Mea’ Hitmaker scratched his newly customized Range Rover with another person’s car as he drove past him.

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Don Elvi Shows Gratitude To God and Fans In New Single “Thanksgiving”

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Don Elvi, Corazon Entertainment signee and Frontline artist known for producing back to back hits such as Balling, Big Drip, and later releases Believe EP to motivate the street.

The rapper on his next project switched from Hip-Hop to Afro-Gospel song. Titled “Thanksgiving” the new song is a gratitude to God and his fans based on his struggles, hustle and how far he has gotten in his music career.

The single drops this Friday as it is produced by Apya.

View artwork below.

Facebook: Don Elvi

Twitter: @DonElvi_

Instagram: @Don_Elvi.

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Nengi Reveals The Special Feelings She Has For Laycon

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The 3rd runner up of BBNaija season 5, Rebecca ‘Nengi’ Hampson has revealed the feelings she had for Laycon during their stay in the lockdown house.

Laycon and Nengi became a thing in the closing stages of the show as they were mostly seen together playing and conversing. One thing that gave a different person about them is their erotic dance sessions at the sound of music in biggie’s house.

In an interview with Ebuka, he inquired from Nengi the type of relationship with Laycon and how they become so close to the extent he could touch her whenever they danced together.

She replied that she feels comfortable with Laycon on the dancefloor and that he dances with her just the way she likes it.

“I just like Laycon kind of person, I just like the fact that when we go to the party he can dance with me. I feel like he dances the kind of dance I like to dance.

I don’t know if it makes sense but I feel like I enjoy dancing with him. I also feel like he is a really caring person and I like him, like I really like him,”

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