Crime Pays A three-year break between studio albums hasn't changed Cam'ron's game in the least. He's still dutifully reciting his supposed criminal exploits, gleefully threatening to brutalize…
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Crime Pays

Cam'ron | DIPSET FOREVER: Rapper Cam'ron hates his job
DIPSET FOREVER: Rapper Cam'ron hates his job

A three-year break between studio albums hasn't changed Cam'ron's game in the least. He's still dutifully reciting his supposed criminal exploits, gleefully threatening to brutalize his enemies, and compulsively demeaning women — and, thankfully, he's still redeeming those deadly boring cliches with inventive rhyme schemes and a well-developed sense of sarcasm. Crime Pays also continues the Harlem hustler's habit of occasionally branching out into more original subject matter with ''I Hate My Job,'' an Office Space-style cubicle drone's anthem that ranks among his finest tracks to date. B

Download This: Listen to the song I Hate My Job on the rapper’s MySpace page

Originally posted May 05, 2009 Published in issue #1047 May 15, 2009 Order article reprints