from New York and is recuperating after suffering bullet wounds to both arms during
a botched car-jacking attempt in Washington, D.C. Sunday morning (Oct. 23).
The Harlem, New York rapper, was shot as he was leaving Washington,
D.C. nightclub H20 while in town with his Diplomats crew to celebrate Howard
The rapper and his security detail became separated and when
the rapper was stopped at New York and New Jersey Avenues, two men in a burgundy
Ford Expedition pulled alongside his blue Lamborghini.
The men attempted to car-jack him and when the rapper refused,
the gunmen open fire. A bullet struck Cam in one arm and lodged in the other.
He drove himself to Howard University Hospital and spent 12
hours recuperating. Cam then caught a flight from D.C. back to his hometown
of New York.
"People are foolish if they think I’m going to lose my
head and give up anything to anyone just because someone threatens me,"
Cam’ron said. "I’m doing OK. It takes more than a botched carjacking to
keep me down."
The rapper and his Dip-Set affiliates were in town promoting
his upcoming album and movie, Killa Season, both slated for a Feb.
Killa Season is
the first album released through a $2.5 million dollar deal between Cam’s
Diplomat Records and Warner Music Group’s label, Asylum.