Down and Out (Cam'ron song)

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"Down and Out"
Song by Cam'ron featuring Kanye West and Syleena Johnson
from the album Purple Haze
ReleasedJanuary 11, 2005 (2005-01-11)
Format12" single
GenreHip hop
LabelRoc-A-Fella, Diplomat, Def Jam
Songwriter(s)Cameron Giles, Fred Briggs, Brian Miller, Kanye West
Producer(s)Kanye West, Brian "All Day" Miller

"Down and Out" is a song by American rapper Cam'ron, released as the fifth and final single from his fourth studio album Purple Haze (2004). It features guest appearances from singer Syleena Johnson and fellow rapper Kanye West. A common misconception is Kanye West produced this song, however the song was produced by Brian "All Day" Miller.[1]


Chart (2005) Peak
US Billboard Hot 100[2] 94
US R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[2] 29
US Rap Songs (Billboard)[2] 20

Radio and release history

Country Date Format Label
United States January 11, 2005 Rhythmic contemporary radio[3] Def Jam Recordings
January 18, 2005 Urban contemporary radio[4]
January 25, 2005 Vinyl single[5]


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  2. ^ a b c "Down and Out – Kanye West". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved May 18, 2012.
  3. ^ "FMQB: Radio Industry News, Music Industry Updates, Arbitron Ratings, Music News and more!". FMQB. Friday Morning Quarterback Album Report, Inc. Retrieved May 18, 2012.
  4. ^ "R&R: Going For Adds: Urban (Week Of: January 16, 2005)". Radio & Records. Retrieved July 12, 2012.
  5. ^ "Down and Out – Cam'ron > Overview". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved May 18, 2012.