Happy Birthday @myfabolouslife Fabolous. Born John David Jackson November 18, 1977. Jackson, who grew up the Bedford-Stuyvesant (Breevort Houses) section of Brooklyn, NYC signed to DJ Clue's Desert Storm shortly after High School. Soon afterwards Clue would ink a distribution deal with Elektra Records & in 2001 Fabolous would release his debut studio album Ghetto Fabolous. This album reached Platinum Status & included the hits Can't Deny It & Young'n (Holla Back). His follow-up album Street Dreams also reached Platinum & includes the singles Can't Let You Go & Into You. His next 2 releases Real Talk & From Nothin' To Somethin' (Featuring the Platinum hit Make Me Better) both reached Gold Status, the latter topping both the R&B Albums Chart & The Rap Albums Chart. His fifth album Loso's Way not only topped those same charts, but it debut at #1 on Billboard's Hot 200 Albums Chart.