Patterson, New Jersey's own Rackboy Cam has been getting money with his crew from putting on parties for the past few years. Now it's time for him to diversify his portfolio. The young MC is focused on generating profits with his music. His song "Everything Be Lit" has been bubbling underground for a year now and refuses to die out.
"It features Vado and Maino. It's making a lot of noise in the tri-state right now," he told REVOLT TV recently of his party banger. "I've known Vado for a long time. I was in the clubs. working the original record without them (the version with Vado and Maino is the official remix). Once they heard it, they were like 'it's hot. I wanna jump on it.' They jumped on it. Did the video. The rest is history. It's dope man. It's dope. Especially [working] with Vado. I used to look up to him. I'm a big fan of his records. It's like a dream come true."
Coming from NJ, Cam says he is elated to try and follow in the footsteps of impactful hometown heroes such as Redman, Naughty By Nature, Lauryn Hill and Queen Latifah. He also notes that the new wave of Dirty Jerz MCs such as himself, Fetty Wap, Albee Al and 070 Shake are unified in repping the state.
"It's a good feeling. It's definitely a lot of dudes coming out of Jersey," Cam said. "It's always gonna be that. We just gotta stick together. I think now that's what a lot of us are doing now. We together, working with each other. Networking together. So people could see that. That's why the light is shining on us even more."
Cam's immediate crew are called the Rackboyz and they all are a part of their own label Rackboyz Ent. The collective has an independent film coming this summer called Choices and Cam's upcoming musical project is titled Image is Everything. "My Baby" is his new single and video.
Rackboyz started up when one of the guys on the team had a birthday coming up and the crew wanted to celebrate it big.
"I'm like 'let's chip in, let's throw a party. With the money, let's surprise him, take him on a trip to Miami," Cam remembered. "We put together the event, made the money and it started from there. We started doing one party after another. That was five years ago. That's how I got my name. Then I started doing music and gave the parties to fund my music."