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Famoe - Biography

Famoe, actually, Fabiano Docimo (*borned, 28th of March, 1987 in Goeppingen/Germany), also known as Fabiano Montesano, is an Italian English-speaking rapper who lives at the moment in Germany. Famoe is owner of the LbaelRap & Rhymes Records who has received an astonishing, 600,000 You Tube views, 4 million total Mixtape song downloads, plus a Silver Award on Datpiff for his Mixtape Album “Road 2 Success”. With that he achieved over 50,000 Downloads, and a Official Mixtape Awarde nomination for Best Overall Mixtape 2012. Famoes friends at that time inspired him for rap. Above Emine, 2Pac, B.I.G, DMX, Aaliyah... many of it also became his musical models. Under his pseudonym "Fantastical" Fabiano started to rap at the age of 14 years and took part in different public events in the town circle. In 2001 Famoe was taken by his choreograph to a MTV music video clip contest in Stuttgart, because he belonged to the best in the dance group and reached also the finals. Afterwards he took part in a talent competition called "Stars2000x" in the administrative district Baden-Wuerttemberg / Germany and reached the finals, with a cover performance of „Nelly - #1“. In 2002 he took part in Rignano Garganico / Foggia (Italy) in a rap competition. Short time later he worked with David Michael Johnson (Starlight Express) and Andrew Hunt (Westside story) on his stage presence. In In 2003 Famoe founded his own music label „Rap & Rhymes Records“ and got to know his later friend Nino, a former Hobby-Remixer. In the same year he took up with Nino his first EP "Dancin' in my block" and the first single "This Life". In 2006 Famoe he recorded his debut album "The Italian Stallion" under his old pseudonym Fantastical which appeared in an edition of Thousand CDs, nevertheless, only 150 pieces were sold. 2008 Fantastical became Famoe, derived by his names Fabiano Montesano. In 2009 was the Album Project "Xplicit!"  he flew to Boston / USA to "Surefire Music Group" and recorded a complete album, among other things with Major artists like "Hot Rod & Spider Loc" from 50 cents G-Unit team, Darnell of the R&B group Shai, Scola of Dru Hill, Serius Jones, and the winner of the Making the Band 4 , Donnie Klang who was at this time with Bad-Boy Records/P.Diddy under contract. Afterwards he took up another two music videos: Actin like this & On and On. With Coast 2 Coast mixtapes Famoe published one more mix tape Y'all we gon' beat Hosted by DJ Woogie / Shadyville, thats achieved more than half a million downloads and signed for his music video On & On a Screenplay contract which guaranteed the music video rotation in all Mc Donalds, Rock cafes & Burger King's in the north America. April, 2010 Famoe signed a management contract with Ian Cooke & Manny Elias, and his label Rap & Rhymes Records merged in England with Roksolid entertainment. Afterwards Famoe dissolved his record company in Germany and founded in London Rap & Rhymes Records Ltd. as a Sub label for Roksolid. which is connected with a distribution deal of IODA. In October of the same year achieved Famoe with On & On on the music channel of Yavido in Germany the 1st place and was some weeks on Heavy rotation. His album Xplicit were sold about 1000 pieces. April, 2011 the first publication about Rap & Rhymes Records Ltd a kind Best of  Famoe - "Past, Present, Future".  Famoe also dropped an Iphone/Android Smartphone App  and reached according to the side AppAnnie in 11 countries the top 100 in the music What's Hot section and became already 10 000 downloads worldwide. 2012 Famoe worked on the Mixtape "Road 2 Success, however,  because of heavy illnesses his music projects rest first. After his recovery phase Famoe worked on Road 2 Success which he published on the 29th of July on Datpiff.com. The mix tape was distinguished with the silver Award, it reached more than 50,000 downloads. Afterwards he signed a producer's contract with Jstaffz (Credits: Wiz Khalifa, Tony Yayo, French Montana etc.) and published four titles with him. The first one appeared November, 2012. Let Here go feat. Usher (Exclusive Remix). Now Famoe is working on his album "Changes" which is produced by The of Titans that will be released on June 28th 2014.
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