But Cam'ron didn't sign with Bad Boy; Mase introduced him to the Notorious B. G., who in turn brought in his partner, Lance "Un" Rivera.
A year later, "What Means the World to You" heralded the release of Cam'ron's biographical sophomore album, S. Cam'ron worked with Ol' Dirty Bastard, Mobb Deep's Prodigy, and producer Digga to complete the album, which was released in September 2000.
After moving to Jay-Z's Roc-a-Fella label, his single "Oh Boy" became a big hit on urban radio in 2002, and the album Come Home with Me performed well, too.
Harlem's Greatest, a mix of greatest hits, rare songs, and remixes, was released in July 2008 with a new album, Crime Pays, following in May 2009.
In 2010, he partnered with Vado for the album Heat in Here, Vol. The collaboration continued in 2011 with Gunz N' Butta.
"Feels Good" featuring Usher was another R&B chart entry in December.
"Let Me Know" made the pop and R&B charts in June 1999. (the acronym standing for Sports, Drugs, and Entertainment).Rapper Cam'ron was born and raised in Harlem, attending Manhattan Center High School, where one of his basketball teammates was Mason "Mase" Betha, who also became a successful rapper.Though his playing earned him scholarship offers from top colleges, Cam'ron was unable to take advantage of them because of his poor academic record, and he enrolled at a small college in Texas instead.Then in July came "Horse & Carriage," featuring Mase.It made the R&B Top Ten and just missed hitting the pop Top 40, setting up Cam'ron's debut album, Confessions of Fire, which went gold and made the Top Ten of both the pop and R&B charts.He quickly dropped out and returned to Harlem, where he became a drug dealer before turning to rap.