Cam’ron has taken
his Diplomats Record label international with the launching of Diplomat Records
Europe and signing Eurogang creators S.A.S.
S.A.S is made up of East
Finchley natives Sean “Mega” Williams and Melvin “Mayhem”
Williams. The group linked up with the Diplomats in 2002 after a visit to the
The group was affiliated
with Damon Dash and that led to them being featured in a worldwide Roc-A-Wear
ad campaign, but group members said they were never formally signed to Roc-A-Fella
“We approached the
Diplomats on the street level and we had mutual friends in Harlem,” Mayhem
recounted. “We vibed on a character level, but when they realized we were
talented they asked us to record songs with them in a hotel. Next thing you
know we were on Top of the Pops with them when they performed ‘Hey Ma’
and the rest was history."
S.A.S, is scheduled to release
their debut album, Diplomats’ Present, Streets All Salute -The Prequel
Album, under the Diplomat imprint in October.
Mega stated. “We’ve always known we were this nice, it’s just
that now we have a team behind us with Diplomats that people respect.”
S.A.S is also scheduled
to tour with the Diplomats both in Europe and in the United States starting
this month (August 2005).
According to representatives,
the group will travel to Canada later this month to shoot a video that will
include Diplomat members Cam’ron, Juelz Santana, Jim Jones and Freaky
For more information
about S.A.S log onto http://www.sasdiplomats.com.