Fat Joe will be inducted into the Bronx Walk of Fame as part of their 2012 Bronx Ball ceremony on May 19. The Bronx Walk of Fame honors those people who have positively represented the Bronx borough around the world.
“I am extremely thrilled and grateful to be inducted in this year’s Bronx Walk of Fame,” Fat Joe told AllHipHop.com in a statement. “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.”
Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz says, “He has been an outstanding citizen and a role model to countless Bronxties. 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.”