Entries tagged with: Camu Tao
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Camu Tao (born Tero Smith, June 6, 1977 - May 25, 2008) was an American rapper and producer who was signed to the Definitive Jux label. He was a part of the duo S.A. Smash with fellow rapper Metro, a part of the rap group Weathermen, and the Central Services production team with El-P. Smith was also a member of the music collective Cardboard City... He was also part of Columbus, Ohio's MHz crew with Copywrite, RJD2, Jakki Tha MotaMouth & Tage Proto, and with Cage, half of The Nighthawks...Camu Tao's debut LP King of Hearts will see the light of day via DefJux/Fat Possum Records on August 17th (preorder it), and in celebration, Def Jux is offering a 2005 EP from Central Services (aka El-P + Camu) for FREE Download (get it above).
Smith died on May 25, 2008, after a two-year battle with lung cancer. At the time of his death, he was working on a song he produced for Cage's I Never Knew You EP as well as his first solo album for Definitive Jux.
El-P has a new release of his own as well, the instrumental Weareallgoingtoburninhellmegamixxx3 LP out on August 3rd. If you're a fan of El-P's signature blend of hip hop, IDM, and futurism, its a must. Pick up a copy of the LP via Gold Dust and snag copies of the first two volumes of Weareallgoingtoburninhell (previously tour only) for free. Check out the tracks "Whores: The Movie" and "Meanstreak" (In 3 Parts) from Vol 3 and a pair of tracks from previous volumes above.
Dig on more preview material from Weareallgoingtoburninhellmegamixxx3 video trailer, as well as tons of other great vids below...
Def Jux's Camu Tao (RIP)
Dear Inter-web, fans, friends and JUX family,El-P's letter continued below...
People keep asking me what's up with JUX. There's been some talk, there have been some rumors. Some half true, some way off. Reports of our demise have been mildly exaggerated. Here's what it really all boils down to: