What does Faneto mean?

Faneto is a term, conceived by Chicago rapper Chief Keef in his song, “Faneto”.

The word is a modified version of the Italian word for end, “Finito”, however “Faneto” is followed by the ad lib Finesse in the song, presumably to signify the intended meaning of the expression.


What's the origin of Faneto?

“Faneto” is the song of Chicago based rapper and musician Chief Keef, which was first released on October 2nd, 2004, with only him being tagged in the credits, indicating that the musical piece was self-produced.

The term appears in the title, and the chorus of the song, paired with ad-libs, which explain the meaning of the expression.

Spread & Usage

How did Faneto spread?

The song started gaining a wider audience among underground listeners and artists, and the unique creation of Chief Keef, in the form of the word “Faneto” started being adopted by fans and other rappers alike.

“Faneto” was first defined on Urban Dictionary on February 4th, 2015.

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