Fat Tony

Rapper, Musical Artist

1988 –

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Who is Fat Tony?

Anthony Obi is a Nigerian-American rapper from Houston, Texas known as Fat Tony.

Smart Ass Black Boy, Fat Tony's sophomore album, was released June 11, 2013 on Young One Records. The album is produced by Tom Cruz and was written in two days and recorded in four days in Los Angeles, CA during April 2012. NPR premiered a full length stream of Smart Ass Black Boy on June 3, 2013 and wrote positively of the album's material. The album received positive reviews from XXL Magazine, Rolling Stone, SPIN, Robert Christgau for MSN, AllMusic, and Houston Press. Pitchfork premiered the "Hood Party" video on the album's release date.

On June 1, 2012, Young One Records released Double Dragon; a collaborative free album with producer Tom Cruz. Double Dragon features Fat Tony and Tom Cruz performing as a duo and is entirely produced by Tom Cruz. The album is a precursor to Fat Tony's forthcoming sophomore album Smart Ass Black Boy which will be released June 11, 2013 through Young One Records. In November 2012, Fat Tony released the first single from Smart Ass Black Boy entitled "BKNY". In March 2013, Vice Magazine announced the Smart Ass Black Boy album release date and premiered the second single entitled "Hood Party" featuring Kool A.D. and Despot.

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Born
Mar 24, 1988
Houston
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on July 23, 2013

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