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Cam'ron in 2014
Cam'ron in 2014
Background information
Birth nameCameron Ezike Giles
Also known as
  • Killa Cam
  • Cam
Born (1976-02-04) February 4, 1976 (age 48)
Harlem, New York
  • Rapper
  • songwriter
  • record producer
  • actor
  • record executive
  • entrepreneur
Years active1993–present
Formerly of

Cameron Giles (born February 4, 1976[1] in Harlem, New York) is an American rapper better known by his stage names Cam'ron or Killa Cam.

Cam'ron was known for popularising the color pink. He demonstrated in his music video for "Killa Cam", where he was wearing all pink clothing and drove a pink Range Rover.

Cam'ron started the "Stop Snitchin'" campaign after he was shot outside a nightclub in his Lamborghini. The gunman was trying to carjack him. Cam'ron said in a 60 Minutes interview that he did not know the gunman. He did not want to help the police because he did not want to be a snitch and it would hurt his record sales. He also mentioned his Stop Snitchin' campaign in another 60 Minutes interview when Anderson Cooper asked him, "If there was a serial killer living next to you, you wouldn't tell the police?" He replied, "I would probably move."[source?]

Studio albums[change | change source]

Cam'ron has released 7 studio albums:

Year Album
1998 Confessions of Fire
2000 S.D.E.
2002 Come Home with Me
2004 Purple Haze
2006 Killa Season
2009 Crime Pays
2010 Killa Season 2

Filmography[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Cam'ron". Current Biography Yearbook 2011. Ipswich, MA: H.W. Wilson. 2011. pp. 109–112. ISBN 9780824211219.
  2. Kaufman, Gil (March 22, 2006). "Kanye, Cam'ron, Game, Suge Knight Speak Out About "Hip-Hop Cops" In New Doc". MTV. Retrieved 11 July 2022.

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