News: Fabolous Makes "Loso's Way" Personal, "I Give A Little Bit More Personality" [Video]
Friday, Jul 24, 2009 4:45PM
Fabolous recently spoke on his forthcoming album Loso's Way being one of his most personal releases to date and what topics fans could expect.
In addition to talking about being a father, Fab said he also touches on subjects he feels underrated in.
"A lot of these things I talked about from this album [are personal]," Fab said in an interview. "I talked about becoming a father for the first time and actually my relationship with my father and that feeling even knowing now that feeling of being a father and how our relationship was different. I also talk about the changing of friendships and relationships. When you come into the game and some of the friends you had when you first came in the game are not here now. Talk about that and talk about how that's a part of the game as well. And a little bit of my career. I feel some points I'm underrated and everybody hasn't gotten me yet so I talk about that as a situation and how I've had longevity and been able to stay in the game and stay afloat with not some of the other things everybody has had to just keep them afloat." (JoJo on the Radio)
The release will also be accompanied with a DVD movie featuring Fab and Styles P.
The flick starts off with Fabolous and one of his hustling partners being chased through the streets. Loso evades the long arm of the law, but his homie isn't as lucky. The film then fast-forwards four years, and Loso has become a big rap artist while his friend serves time in prison and eventually gets out...Styles P plays an up-and-coming rapper named Bang, who tests Loso's resolve and street credibility by make a dis song against him. Ed Lover plays the shady head of Loso's record label, who coerces his artist to capitalize off the notoriety of being shot and turn around an LP quickly...Swizz Beatz, Jadakiss, Ryan Leslie, Juelz Santana, Paul Cain and Albe Back are all featured in the film. (MTV)
Fab recently spoke on Loso's Way, the album, and why it should not be confused with the concept behind Jay-Z's American Gangster.
"I think it's a lot different," he said in an interview. "Just looking at the cover of Jay's American Gangster and the timing of when American Gangster came out, it gave you a different feel. It almost gave you a soundtrack to the movie versus where Carlito's Way came out in '94 so it's different. [A themed album] was just something that I wanted to do, and to do that I needed something to set that was close to my story." (Honey Mag)
He previously spoke with SOHH about his collaboration with Hov.
"Actually, it got leaked and it was a version with Jay only rapping on it and it's called, 'When The Money Goes,' Fabolous said. "Jay had recorded something to it, I guess what you hear on the leak, for American Gangster and I don't think it made the final cut so he had reached out to me, knowing that I was working on this project and knowing the theme of what I was trying to put together and said, 'Yo, I got a record that might fit in to play.' So, when he brought the record to the table it did. I re-vocaled it. Jay is just on the hook as far as that, it was his idea for the hook." (SOHH)
Check out Fabolous' interview below: