Album Charts: DJ Quik Sells 10K To Start With ‘Book Of David’, Cam & Vado Open At #73

This week's Billboard 200 is topped by the likes of Glee, Foo Fighters, and Adele, but some hip-hop acts made their mark as well. Chris Brown's F.A.M.E. stayed put at #9 with 37,000, as his album nears the gold sales mark; Wiz Khalifa's Rolling Papers sold another 34,000 to put him at #12; Rihanna's Loud lands at #16 with 28,000 sold; and Bruno Mars' Doo-Wops & Hooligans rounds out the top 20 at #18 with 25,000 sold, as he approaches platinum sales...

Vado Inks Solo Deal With Interscope Records

Harlem rapper and Cam'ron protege, Vado, has official inked a deal with Interscope Records, where he'll be dropping his major label, solo debut. Cam revealed the news of his protégé's deal during a radio appearance on Angie Martinez's Hot 97 show on Monday (March 28), clarifying that he's happy Vado can branch out on his own. "[Vado] just signed a deal with Interscope," Cam announced on air. "Shout out to DJ and Jimmy Iovine at Interscope...

Vado Preps Release Of Solo Debut ‘Slime Flu’

Newcomer and Cam'ron protege, Vado, is gearing up for the release of his debut solo album, Slime Flu, this month ... evolving from a free download for fans to a full album during recording. According to a press release, the album built up such as demand among fans that Vado and Entertainment One Music decided to make it an official release...

Common, Diesel Partner For ‘Only The Brave’ Video Series Introducing Rising Artists

Common has joined forced with Diesel's Only The Brave fragrance to help introduce some of the fresh faces of hip-hop's new generation: Nipsey Hussle, Big Sean, Vado, and Donnis. The rapper/actor partnered with the company to create "Diesel Presents...Only The Brave," a unique, one-of-a-kind video series following the lives and back stories of artists...
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Cam’ron & Vado: Speaking In Tungs (Music Video)

Cam'ron and his new partner Vado get it poppin' on South Beach for the official music video for their single, "Speaking In Tungs," a club banger off their long-awaited collaborative debut Gunz 'N Butta. In the clip, Vado and Cam trade verses over a up-tempo club banger, while countless women rocking tiny bikinis parade in the background. Gunz 'N Butta is due out September 9th...

Cam’ron Holes Up In Atlanta While Recording, Readies Multiple Projects

Cam'ron is slowly but surely re-building his buzz, as he makes moves with his new crew the U.N. and artist Vado. The pair are actually hard at work on a slew of new projects for Cam's new fam -- including the rapper's solo album, a couple of soundtracks, the official U.N. debut, and Vado's solo project. But, instead of staying in his comfort zone in Harlem, Killa is in Atlanta, trying to catch a "different vibe", he told MTV recently...