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Petey Pablo

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Greenville NC, United States (2000 – present)

Moses Barrett III (born June 17, 1979 in Greenville, North Carolina), better known by his stage name Petey Pablo, is a rapper, actor and founder of CMG Records. He is best known for his hit singles Raise Up, Show Me The Money and Freek-a-Leek, and for being featured on Ciara’s Billboard Hot 100 number one single Goodies. He released his debut album, Diary of a Sinner: 1st Entry, in 2001 and his sophomore effort, Still Writing in My Diary: 2nd Entry, in 2004. His highly aniticpated third album, A&R: Anticipated Recordings, is set to be released in January 2010 after a six year absence from the music scene.

Barrett left home aged 13 in 1992 and lived on the streets of Baltimore, and later Raleigh. He was originally signed to Death Row records, releasing only one track with Crooked I. His life on Death Row was short. Petey Pablo was arrested in Raleigh, North Carolina for armed robbery. He also lived in Pasquotank County, North Carolina. He spent six years in prison and on his release moved to New York City, where he met Black Rob and Busta Rhymes, and, according to legend, was signed by the A&R director of Jive Records after hearing him rapping in a club bathroom. After a few guest spots in 2000, his first solo single was “Raise Up” in 2001 at the age of 22, produced by Timbaland, followed by debut album Diary of a Sinner: 1st Entry the same year. “Raise Up” was helped by rotation on MTV and heavy play on urban radio, reaching #25 on the Billboard Hot 100 and topping the Hot Rap Singles Chart.

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  • Gilu16

    Petey Pablo - Show Me The Money the best song.

    11 Jun 2013 Reply
  • RuzakyNOD

    Petey Pablo вырос с нами во дворе !!!!! Не верьте ег текстам что он из сраного гэтто и типа выбрался отуда рэпом!! Он вырос с нами на рублевке у него была золотая ложка и памперсы из шёлка ! А ищ он за всех платил в тролейбусе и угощал нас детским шампанским !! А потом на бабло бати зделал себе чёрную жопуи спетлял в США ебашыть рэп сказал ет оего призвание !

    8 Jan 2013 Reply
  • TheBrandyBoy

    Freek-A-Leek ♥

    28 Jul 2012 Reply
  • Shawty0068

    FREEK-A-LEEK!!!

    6 Jun 2012 Reply
  • lykeitsbrittany

    I used to think he sucked...until I heard Waka Flocka Flame. Now I can appreciate Petey Pablo [2]

    10 May 2012 Reply
  • BiohazardGT

    Haha! I remember when I first saw the Freek-A-Leek video on TV, lol this was a classic from my school days and the girl from the video Esther Baxter is hoooot.

    15 Apr 2012 Reply
  • sh4n3

    North Carolinaaaaaaa!!!!!!!!!!!! [3]

    2 Feb 2012 Reply
  • prettypoison11

    Do you want on the floor? Do you want in the chair? Do you want it over here? Do you want it over there?

    29 Nov 2011 Reply
  • SHINeeGirl7

    How you like it, daddy? [2]

    15 Sep 2011 Reply
  • MillionaireBuck

    "I" is the fucking shit. That beat knocks.

    13 Aug 2011 Reply
  • theking2008

    North Carolinaaaaaaa!!!!!!!!!!!!

    1 Aug 2011 Reply
  • fallencowboy

    I used to think he sucked...until I heard Waka Flocka Flame. Now I can appreciate Petey Pablo

    20 Jun 2011 Reply
  • Hitch67

    what is he doing,,,long time since 2nd entry

    27 May 2011 Reply
  • lucashaughton

    VIBRATE <3

    25 Dec 2010 Reply
  • HipSoulHop

    Petey Pablo is god)))

    28 Nov 2010 Reply
  • xlectric

    How you like it, daddy?

    16 Nov 2010 Reply
  • Snoopystar90

    down here

    31 Oct 2010 Reply
  • Heberenko

    начинали с Undergrounda - какая-то прям двусмысленная фраза

    23 Sep 2010 Reply
  • Mr_Romeo

    When the cops come, all I hear is: woop woop woop

    12 Sep 2010 Reply
  • doomzmaster

    lol @ him with the death row records chain

    2 Aug 2010 Reply
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