Cameron Ezike Giles, better known as Cam’ron, is an American Hip-Hop rapper from Harlem, New York. Cam’ron was the leader of Hip-hop group The Diplomats (also referred to as The Dipset). Cam’ron started his solo career in 1998, releasing his debut album Confessions of Fire. Cam’ron’s highest selling single to date, “Oh Boy” features Juelz Santana. Cam’ron has released over 7 studio album during his career. Aside from rapping, Cam’ron is known for his directing skills, with movies including Paid in Full, Paper Soldiers, and Killa Season.
Cam’ron released his debut album, Confession of Fire in 1998 under Epic Records. The album was well received throughout the rap community. The album finished in the top 10 of both rap and pop charts. In 2000, Cam’ron went on to release his second album, S.D.E on Sony/Epic Records. The album featured guest appearances from Jim Jones, N.O.R.E, and Destiny’s Child. The album peaked at number 2 on R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart. Cam’ron released his most successful album, Come Home with Me, in 2002 on Roc-A-Fella Records. While guest stars included Memphis Black, Jay-Z, and Freeway, production was done by Kanye West and Just Blaze. The album included singles, “Oh Boy” and “Hey Ma” which were chart-topping singles. The album was certified platinum by RIAA.
In early 2010, Cam’ron released a collection of mixtapes produced by Dj Drama titled Boss of All Bosses. In 2012, Cam’ron was featured on Wiz Khalifa’s second album, O.N.I.F.C and later on Nicki Minaj’s Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded. The following year, Cam’ron released his seventh mixtape, Ghetto Heaven Vol 1 in 2013. In 2016, Cam’ron announced his final album, Killa Pink, to be released later 2017.
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