Today In Hip-Hop: Cam’ron Releases “Oh Boy” Single
On this day, April 2nd, in hip-hop history…
2002: Cam’ron releases “Oh Boy” as the first official single off his 2003 album Come Home With Me. Featuring Dipset partner Juelz Santana and produced by Just Blaze with a sample of Rose Royce’s “I’m Going Down,” the single was a #1 hit on a number of Billboard’s charts, including the Hot R&B/Hip Hop Songs and Hot Rap Songs charts. It also peaked at #4 on the Billboard Hot 100.
“Oh Boy” was later certified platinum by the RIAA, and was even nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group in 2003. A remix featuring Birdman, TQ and Jim Jones followed the original version