Come Home with Me
Studio album by Cam'ron
May 14, 2002 (
East Coast Hip Hop, [1 ] Hardcore Hip Hop [2 ]
Roc-A-Fella, Diplomat, Def Jam
Shawn "Jay-Z" Carter (, exec.) Damon Dash (, Kareem "Biggs" Burke exec.) (, exec.) Ty Fyffe, Just Blaze, Precision, LeLan Robinson, Mike T, Ray Watkins, Rsonist, DR Period, Mafia Boy, Neek Rusher, Kanye West, BPM
Come Home with Me
Singles from Come Home with Me
" Oh Boy"
Released: April 2, 2002
" Hey Ma"
Released: August 6, 2002
Released: February 4, 2003
is the third Come Home with Me studio album by Harlem rapper Cam'ron, it is also his debut on Roc-A-Fella Records. It served as an introduction of the Cam'ron-fronted rap group, The Diplomats, to the general public. There are featured guest appearances from The Diplomats, DJ Kay Slay, Daz Dillinger, Tiffany, Jay-Z, McGruff, Memphis Bleek, and Beanie Sigel. To date it is his most commercially successful album, it had debuted at number 2 on the Billboard 200 with first-week sales of 226,000 copies and eventually sold over 1 million copies, being certified platinum by the RIAA. [7 ] It's two hits were " [8 ] Oh Boy" (featuring Juelz Santana) and " Hey Ma" (featuring Juelz Santana, Freekey Zekey, and DJ Kay Slay). " Oh Boy" held the number one spot on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles for five straight weeks, the number one spot on the Hot Rap Tracks and peaked at number four on the Billboard Hot 100. The second hit was "Hey Ma", which reached number three on the Billboard Hot 100 and number eight on the UK Singles Chart, becoming his biggest hit. "Daydreaming" was a later single released in 2003. It failed to reach as much success as his earlier singles, however.
Track listing [ edit ]
Cam'ron's young protégé,
Juelz Santana, appears on both lead singles off the album. Toya is not publicly credited for
Hey Ma, but is credited for the remix.
Live My Life (Leave Me Alone) contains the same beat as Tupac Shakur's " Ambitionz Az a Ridah" The beat for
I Just Wanna was re-made by producer/rapper Danny! for his 2007 instrumental album . Dream, Fulfilled
Welcome to New York City is featured in the game " True Crime: New York City" The album's platinum status would later be referenced to by Jay-Z in the middle of the "beef" between him and Cam'ron; on "Dig a Hole" (featuring
Sterling Simms) from his album Jay-Z raps, "You sell in the low 2's, only time you went plat/My chain was around your neck, that's an actual fact." Kingdom Come,
Come Home With Me was a beat that Rsonist of The Heatmakerz first produced for Ghostface Killah's 2001 album Bulletproof Wallets on the song "Ice (Interlude)".
Samples [ edit ]
"Intro" - Contains a sample of "The Oscar" by
Blue Magic "Oh Boy" - Contains a sample of "I'm Going Down" by
Rose Royce "Live My Life (Leave Me Alone)" - Contains a sample of "Ambitionz Az a Ridah" by
2Pac "Daydreaming" - Contains a sample of "Day Dreaming" by
Aretha Franklin "Come Home With Me" - Contains a sample of "Ice (Interlude)" by
Ghostface Killah "Welcome to New York City" - Contains a sample of "Survival of the Fittest" by
Mobb Deep "Hey Ma" - Contains a sample of "Easy" by
Commodores "On Fire Tonight" - Contains a sample of "You Me and He" by
Mtume "I Just Wanna" - Contains a sample of "Untitled (How Does It Feel)" by
D'Angelo "Dead or Alive" - Contains a sample of "Lazarus" by
Buffy Sainte-Marie "The ROC (Just Fire)" - Contains a sample of "Warlock" by Reg Tilsley Orchestra
"Boy Boy" - Contains a sample of "I'll Take Care (Of You)" by
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