Camera Phone (song)

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"Camera Phone"
Single by The Game featuring Ne-Yo
from the album LAX
Released 12 January, 2009[1]
Format CD single, digital download
Recorded 2008
Genre Hip hop, R&B
Length 4:29
Label Geffen
Writer(s) J. Taylor, Shaffer Smith
Producer(s) Cool & Dre
The Game singles chronology
"My Life"
(2008)
"Camera Phone"
(2008)
"Make the World Go Round"
(2009)
Ne-Yo singles chronology
"Single"
(2008)
"Camera Phone"
(2008)
"Mad"
(2009)

"Camera Phone" is the fourth single from The Game's third album, LAX.[2] The song features R&B singer Ne-Yo. The song was produced by Cool & Dre. It appears as a bonus track on the deluxe edition of the album only. The single was only released for download in the UK and not the USA. In the UK, "Camera Phone" was the second single taken from LAX. It did not originally feature on the UK edition of the album and was thus re-issued, removing the "Intro" and "Outro" and adding "Camera Phone" as the final track.[3]

Music video[edit]

The video for the song was shot in Area club now Industry club as Copacabana in Los Angeles in November and was directed by Kevin Connolly. Connolly made note in the press release of how quick the process has been, "I got hired on Wednesday (October 29) and we're shooting on Tuesday," Connolly told People. "I've been scrambling around all weekend. The setting takes place in a bar with The Game and Ne-Yo wearing suits. A behind the scenes video has been made by Taydoe TV. The "Camera Phone" music video premiered on FNMTV on Friday, December 5th 2008 at 8pm. [4] The video features cameo appearances by Clyde Carson, The Menace, Pleasure P and Cheryl Burke.

The video rose in its first week to the number one spot on the Billboard Hot Videoclip Tracks and has since charted at 48 in the UK. [5]

Charts[edit]

The song debuted at #48 in the United Kingdom after the physical release. Despite not peaking in the top 20, it has received massive Airplay on UK television

Chart (2009)[6] Peak
position
UK Singles Chart 48
UK R&B Chart[7] 15

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