Where In The World Is Cam’ron San Diego?

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The new mixtape cover.

Who just turned rap music back on? For a minute the only discussion I could think of was how the rap music industry, fuck that, the entire music industry was in a slump of catastrophic proportions. Companies were firing their underperformers left and right, while some were folding up their tents and moving back into their momma’s houses.

When the music industry hurts, the magazine industry that supports the music industry also suffers. Shit is so tight at XXL that instead of sending me a check they mailed me twenty magazines with a note that I would prA’li get the most sales in front of a community college. I’m thinking about signing the cover in black Scripto ink and seling these jawnts as officaily signed Jim Jones copies.

To the folks at XXL (the magazine): Why don’t these mags come with a CD from the cover artists? Iy doesn’t have to be an album or even an EP. Just a CD single would do. This Brit rap mag that sends me their issues always has a CD stuck in the middle of the binding. Just a thought…

Selling copies of the Dip Set cover to kids in tight jeans might be difficult since they don’t have any pockets in their mandex to hold their money. Selling copies of next month’s issue with the Cam’Ron cover won’t be difficult at all. Cam’Ron has achieved an almost cult figure status (no Jim Jones – Guyana) among the remainder of his fans. These folks have held out for a minute to hear from their hero.

In just two weeks we went from the Joe Budden vs. Saigon beef to the first performance of SlaughterHouse to the beef with Fifty Cent and Officer Ross to now the re-emergence of Cam’Ron. The stakes are fucking high right now internets. There is so much shit coming to the table that even you hating ass haters have to shut the fuck up. The JadaKiss album. The Jim Jones album. And now Cam’Ron resurfaces with a video anthem for the American everyman.

‘I Hate My Job’ is what we all say from Monday until Friday, but never on payday, unless you are getting your salary garnished by one of your creditors. I hate that shit. I love Cam’s video though. This nigga is what the game has been missing. Supposedly there are three more videos being shot for Cam’s upcoming album release ‘Crime Pays’. I think it’s gonna be a hot winter.

You don’t deserve to be this lucky internets so enjoy it while it lasts.

*looks around apartment for Diplomatic Immunity CD*

*breaks up weed on cover of Dip Set XXL mag*

*rolls dutch and then lights said dutch*

*presses > button on CD player*

*reads XXL mag*

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  • Stevie B

    Are you serious? That song is not hot at all and camron will not change or improve shit in the game. Last time he dropped a album it was trash i guess he was gone so long people dont remember the hot garbage he was spittin. Lets not forget genius lines like keep the computers putin or whatever the fuck he says. I guess Jim Jones is so wack that Camron is actually being takin back with open arms. I say lets take the last brick he called a album tie it to both there ankles and throw it in the hudson.

    And Maybach Music is the most overated song i have heard next to anything asher roth drops

    • http://www.uptownempire.com Trouble

      Camron last album was dope, so was the movie. I still bump “Killa Season”
      *Wet Wipes
      *Suck It Or Not feat. Wayne
      *Livin A Lie
      *U Gotta Hate Us(Jay-Z Diss)
      *Gettem Daddy
      *Getcha Guns
      *Girls, Cash, Cars
      ETC, ETC….

      Folks be hatin, but lyrically you cant deny Cam is the best. He has rhyming schemes and wordplay that no one in the game has been able to top.

  • Hate Hate and more Hate

    “There is so much shit coming to the table that even you hating ass haters have to shut the fuck up.”

    lol @ the bitch ass blog writer for saying this and then going on to mention a fucking Jim Jones CD!!!

    This is worse than Officer Ross trying to push his fairy tale drug stories on me.

  • Pierzy

    I like Cam, but he has completely lost any buzz he had years ago. When “Come Home With Me” dropped, people were really checkin’ for him. Now? Not so much.

  • http://www.myspace.com/sinistahmoneybagz Lord Sinistah aka 7Body Sin

    Peace 2 Humanity,

    long time no comment in this piece, yeah i’m glad to see Cam back, glad to see Charlie Baltimore gettin into the press a lil too, kinda nostalgic, especially wit this Robot-Rap type shit goin on………

    I love da song B, it’s some of the honesty missin in a world of smoke of mirrors, and its universal, like u said, it’s some shit i know i say from sunday to thursday til dat bi-weekly check get cut, so it’s kinda excitin to hear some beef-free shit, especially wit all da silly discount-bin battle bullshit goin on thats like 10% lyrical 90% stand-up comedy…….

    Just My Opinion, don’t like Fuck yourz and i’m gone……


  • http://tonygrands.blogspot.com tony grand$

    That’s what’s up Sunday! Givin a dude reasons to tune in once again. I’ll tell you one thing, hip hop is far from boring right now.

    Can’t say I’m churnin in my recliner for no major breakthroughs or jaw droppin comebacks, but it’s good to know that my options are on the table.

    Now we just need Cam & Jimmy to go hard @ each other UFC style, & it will officially be 1993 in the rap world all over again. Bout to breakout the timnbs, skullies & parka, y’eard!

  • http://xxl ryan

    dam near all yall hate on cam for sum reason idk. but he is definitely one of the most original cats ever in the game. he had yall fools wearin pink, usin the word swag, n no homo even dough i never use dat shit. i glad he gettin sum buzz now cuz bein original seems 2 b out of style in the rap game 4 sum reason.
    plus dis dude never went pop unlik sum of ur fav rappers.

    kanye west
    lil wayne
    50 cent
    common just did his new album
    TI wit all dat dam singin n shit
    i dont lik none these fools anyway but dey r destroyin wat we call hip hop.

  • http://xxlmag.com Billy X. Sunday

    People have short memories or ADD. Cam’Ron is a trendsetter in rap music. I think that trend will continue.

    • Stevie B

      He can set trends but that does not make him a dope mc. And who cares if he can set trends when they are all wack. I would not call that nigga a trendsetter I would said he starts fads. Point being is he is overrated and I think the only reason niggas hang on to his music is because he is one of the last rappers from the 90′s still doin shit.But that will allow me to listen to his sub-par verses sorry

      • Stevie B

        *will not*

  • http://xxl Goose

    Killa!! This better be Fire!!! Nobody can beat Cam if samples are in the song!!!

  • Worley

    “mandex.” Classic.

  • OG Matt Herbz

    Yeah, shit’s poppin right now, and it got a nigga all excited for once to pull up XXLmag.com and check the fly shit. I didn’t peep the Saigon/Budden beef like I should have, but this 50/Ross beef is hilarious!

    And, word to mutha, I should have took your word earlier on that Q-Tip CD. Shit’s the bomb, mang…got that JDilla feel all in it.

    But seriously, why Cam’ron gotta film his shit on a camcorder? The song is tight, but I’m not feeling these 7 figure niggaz waxing hiphopoetic about the average mans work week. That’d be like me trying to write a song about those poor souls that only make 7 figures a year, you know? Anyway, Hip Hop’s warming up this year, keep your fingers crossed and maybe Rae and Dre will get their shit out, too.

    –OG Matt Herbz–


    yea, i checked out cams new video ‘i hate my job’ funny thing is ‘i love dat shit’. its a hot song definitely worth radio play. cam is back w/ a vengance (or however u spell dat shit) like fukn last action hero or sum shit. lmao!

  • amar

    bxs, does xxlmag get u, bol, mexico and gooch together in a room and say “write about ___ today. Top 2 get paid. Bottom 2 clean the bathrooms”? If so, u should be ok this week, cause that picture up there of cam’ron is CLASSIC.

    but u and bol raise good points about publicity. Raws the Baws vs. fisty is obviously the usual pre-album fiddy cent battle and that cam’ron’s shit is dropping right as the xxlmag cover with him does. And now u point out that joe b vs. saigon may have just been a lil something something pre-slaughterhouse show. My question is: WHAT’S IN IT FOR SAIGON? (aka the invisible woman)

  • louie mo

    about time you wrote a good ass blog ……..
    i don’t care what ya’ll niggaz say ……. cam has been doin his thing… i mean i haven’t been the biggest fan ( he kinda fell off lyrically since confessions of fire) as of late but i always on the look for his music when he drops some new shit


    Cam lost his way for a while but since he can actually rhyme and make good songs when he puts his mind to it,he’ll be alright.
    Jim & Juelz are all image no LYRICS.

    “I hate my job” is a good song!!
    Good concept and rhymes and it shows alot of clowns hip-hop is more than just crack raps & dance tunes like that dumb stanky leg!!!

  • http://www.myspace.com/emcdlthemusicprofile EmCDL

    Man if Cam get back on his SDE shit I might fuck with him…MIGHT…

    Oh and Billy don’t forget that LOX album son! That shit droppin this year too! Wild Out ’09!!!!

  • $ykotic

    That photoshop flick above says it all!

    You are right. So much goodies on the ‘net the past month I actually turned on the radio today.

  • Belize

    lol..good ish

  • Jhon da Analyst