Fat Joe to Be Inducted in Bronx Walk of Fame

Music

By: Vibe / April 20, 2012

Fat Joe is officially one of the Bronx’s finest!

Joey, along with other legendary Bronx representatives, will be inducted into the Bronx Walk of Fame. The inductees will be honored in a ceremony at the Bronx Ball presided by Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz. The Ball is set to take place on Orchard Beach May 19.

“I am extremely thrilled and grateful to be inducted in this year’s Bronx Walk of Fame,” said Fat Joe to All Hip Hop. “The Bronx is vibrant, colorful, and filled with rich history and through the years it has been the inspiration that has helped me grow as an artist. Thank you to Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., for allowing me to be among such an illustrious group of fellow Bronxites that are being honored.”

Declaring him an outstanding citizen and role model, President Diaz believes that he is deserving of the honor.  “He has positively represented the Bronx and throughout his music career has helped keep the Bronx on the ‘musical map,’ becoming one of our very own home-grown success stories.” — Jazmine Gray