Oh Boy (Cam'ron song)

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"Oh Boy"
Oh Boy.jpg
Single by Cam'ron featuring Juelz Santana
from the album Come Home with Me
Released April 2, 2002
Format CD single, 12"
Recorded 2002
Genre Hip hop, East Coast hip hop
Length 3:24
Songwriter(s) Justin Smith, Cameron Giles, Juelz Santana
Producer(s) Just Blaze
Cam'ron singles chronology
"Welcome to New York City"
"Oh Boy"
"Hey Ma"
"Welcome to New York City"
"Oh Boy"
"Hey Ma"
Juelz Santana singles chronology
"Oh Boy"
(2002) Oh Boy2002
"Hey Ma"
(2002) Hey Ma2002

"Oh Boy" is the title of a number-one,[1] Grammy-nominated hip hop single by rapper Cam'ron from his album Come Home with Me. It features rapper Juelz Santana.

The song samples "I'm Going Down" by Rose Royce. It held the number one spot on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles for five weeks straight. It also held the number one spot on the Hot Rap Tracks. It peaked at number four on the Billboard Hot 100. The song is produced by Just Blaze who originally made it for Memphis Bleek. [1] It ranked 89th on VH1's 100 Greatest Songs of Hip Hop.

Music video[edit]

The video was filmed in Harlem, New York. The video features cameo appearances from Damon Dash, La La Anthony, Angie Martinez, Free Marie, and Huddy 6.

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (2002) Position
Hot R&B/Hip Hop Songs 1
Hot Rap Songs 1
Rhythmic Top 40 2
US Billboard Hot 100[2] 4
Top 40 Mainstream 24
Top 40 Tracks 19


The official remix of this song called "Oh Girl (Oh Boy Remix)". It features Birdman, TQ, and Jim Jones. Jay-Z was also to be on the remix, but his verse was removed by Cam'ron due to the verse containing a diss to Jay-Z's then-rival Nas.[3]

Mariah Carey recorded and released an answer song to "Oh Boy" in 2002 for her ninth album Charmbracelet called, "Boy (I Need You)". The song is sometimes referred as "Oh Boy Part 2" and also features samples from "I'm Going Down" by Rose Royce. Cam'ron also appeared on the song. The remix version also features Cam'ron, Juelz Santana, Jim Jones, and Freeway. It was referred as "Oh Boy Part 3". It is the 2nd official remix of "Oh Boy". The song & the remix version was also produced by Just Blaze.

Rapper Lil Wayne freestyled over the instrumental on his 2002 mixtape, SQ1.


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Preceded by
"Foolish" by Ashanti
Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks number-one single
June 8, 2002 - July 6, 2002
Succeeded by
"Hot in Herre" by Nelly