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DJ Cam Biography


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Genres: Electronica/Dance, Rap/Hip Hop


DJ Cam (born Laurent Daumail in 1973) is a French DJ. His tunes are almost entirely a hybrid of both hip-hop and jazz music, and is presented in an abstract manner. His first LP was ''Underground Vibes'' in 1994, and was revolutionary for its time, featuring familiar jazz samples and many vibe samples and heavy hip-hop influences. His second studio album was ''Substances'', which carried on with the tradition of its predecessor. He released ''The Beat Assassinated'' in 1998, which contained cameos from underground rappers, and also released ''The Loa Project vol, 2'' and various DJ Mixes during 98-02. In 2003, he departed his regular sound for the ''Soulshine'' LP, which featured an appearance by Gang Starr's Guru (Credited as Baldheaded Slick). He went back to his hip-hop roots in 2004 with ''Liquid Hip-Hop'', in 2006, he released an iTunes exclusive ''Best Of'' compilation, featuring a new song at the end.