Oh Boy (Cam’ron song)

Oh Boy” is a 2002 Grammy-nominated hip hop single by Cam’ron from his album Come Home with Me, and features Juelz Santana. “Boy” is an obscure slang term for heroin.[1]

Not to be confused with Oh, Boy! (The Crickets song).
2002 single by Cam’ron featuring Juelz Santana
“Oh Boy”
Single by Cam’ron featuring Juelz Santana
from the album Come Home with Me
Released April 2, 2002
Genre Hip hop
Length 3:24
Label
Songwriter(s) Justin Smith, Cameron Giles, LaRon James, Norman Whitfield
Producer(s) Just Blaze
Cam’ron singles chronology
“Welcome to New York City”
(2002)
Oh Boy
(2002)
Hey Ma
(2002)
Juelz Santana singles chronology
Oh Boy
(2002)
Hey Ma
(2002)

The song samplesI’m Going Down” by Rose Royce. It held the number one chart on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles for five weeks straight. It also held the number one chart 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 The song is produced by Just Blaze who originally made it for Memphis Bleek.[2] The song ranked 89th on VH1’s 100 Greatest Songs of Hip Hop.

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The video was filmed in Harlem, Manhattan, New York City, New York. The video features cameo appearances from Damon Dash, La La Vazquez, Angie Martinez, Free Marie, DJ Stretch Armstrong, and Huddy 6.

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 track to Jay-Z’s then-rival rapper 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 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.

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

Weekly charts

Chart (2002) Peak
position
Germany (Official German Charts)[4] 70
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)[5] 50
UK Singles (OCC)[6] 13
UK R&B (OCC)[7] 1
US Billboard Hot 100[8] 4
US Hot Rap Songs (Billboard)[9] 1
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[10] 1
US Mainstream Top 40 (Billboard)[11] 24
US Rhythmic (Billboard)[12] 2
US Top 40 Tracks (Billboard) 19

Year-end charts

Chart (2002) Position
UK Singles (OCC)[13] 197
US Billboard Hot 100[14] 30
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[15] 8

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