Birth Name: Moses Barrett III
Birth Place: Greenville, North Carolina Raleigh, North Carolina
Years Active: 2001 - present
Genres: Southern Hip Hop, Crunk
Petey Pablo (born Moses Mortimer Barrett III, July 22, 1973) is an American rapper from Greenville, North Carolina. Barrett spent five years in prison for a 1993 armed robbery and on his release moved to New York City, where he met Black Rob and Busta Rhymes and was signed by the A&R director of Jive Records after rapping for him in a club bathroom. After a few guest spots, his first solo single “Raise Up” produced by Timbaland, was issued in 2001. It was followed by his debut album, “Diary of a Sinner: 1st Entry,” the same year. “Raise Up” peaked at #25 on the Billboard Hot 100 Single chart and topped the Hot Rap Singles chart. The release of his second album, “Still Wri...
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