Birthday : 04.02.1976 year
Age: 40 years
Place of birth : Harlem, USA
Citizenship : SShA
Originalnoe name: Cameron Giles
Original name: Cameron Giles
Such people are called legends, but not just for commercial success. Cam`ron laid brick, from which grew a skyscraper, namely ,unique style Diplomats, Harlem rap flavor.
Cam`ron `s contribution to hip- hop is huge. Judge for yourself : the rapper has engendered the movement of the Diplomats, released four classical albums, and, of course, gave way to artists such as Juelz Santana and Jim Jones. Such people are called legends, but not just for commercial success. Cam`ron laid brick ,out of which grew a skyscraper, namely, the unique style of the Diplomats, Harlem rap flavor.
Cam`ron (real name -. Cameron Giles) was born on February 4, 1976 in Harlem, New York. There he grew up and while studying in Manhattan Center High School.At school the next musician managed to show an impressive game in the main part of the basketball team. Coincidentally, one of his teammates at the time was a Mason "Mase" Betha, not the last person in the rap music. Due to poor ratings Cam`ron`y had to leave to study at a small college in Texas, but his absence was short-lived. Soon he returned to Harlem, where deployed its small drug business.
Cam`ron `s career as a rapper began after his acquaintance with Notorious B.I.G. through the same Mase. Impressed by the young talent B.I.G. Cam`ron`a helped materialize the deal with the label Untertainment,where his gold debut album "Confessions Of Fire" was released in 1998. With tracks such as " 357 " and "Horse And Carriage" Cam told himself as MC with an aggressive, but at the same time strictly equipped rhyme. " I`ve always been a fan of Kool G Rap, Eazy E, Public Enemy and Big L", says Cam`ron. " So I knew ,that my start to be given clearly. " Perhaps that is why just four songs from the album hit the charts at the top position.
When Untertainment lost distribution, Cam jumped at Epic Records and has not lost. In 2000 he released a second solo album on Epic, entitled "S.D.E." (an abbreviation of "sport, drugs, entertainment") . For the recording of this CD Cam`ron called to the aid of the key figures in rap music : Ol `Dirty Bastard, Prodigy and, of course, Digga, for him to make an indispensable production. The album also went gold thanks to slaughter hit "What Means The World To You".
The real breakthrough for Cam`ron`a was his deal with Roc-a-Fella Records, and the label`s president Damon Dash`em. The rapper won the contract not only for himself but also for his Diplomats team. " With Damon Dash`em `ve known since childhood, - he tells Cam about his relationship with the President of Roc-a-Fella. - We grew up together in Harlem, and I saw how he built his own label out of nothing ".
Apart from the two albums Diplomats, Roc-a-Fella released and the most successful solo album on Cam Currently, platinum "Come Home With Me" (2002). The disc Cameron "Cam`ron" Giles of heaven and hell in Harlem. "People watching the video clips, may think that Harlem - a giant amusement park, where people are dancing all day ," confesses the musician. " My songs are not about party-goers. I want,people to understand that my area is still ghetto. " The first single of the album "Oh Boy" from the first days of rotation becoming a street anthem of the new millennium. The appearance of "Come Home With Me" Jay-Z, Beanie Sigel`a and Memphis Bleek`a helped the listener to perceive Cam`a on a new, higher, level.In 2004, Cam`ron recording his fourth solo album, "Purple Haze" and raises them himself to an unattainable height. On the album, including the names of monsters rap industry as Twista, Kanye West, as well as for RnB - singer Jaheim. ..
After the unexpected attacks on Jay-Z and a gunshot wound in the arm, Cam soon released her ,is the fifth masterpiece, "Killa Season", which, no doubt, will show a new side of the legendary rapper