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K CAMP      

Rapper & Producer

Kristopher Campbell, better known by his stage name K CAMP, is an American rapper from Atlanta, Georgia. He is signed with Interscope Records and released his debut EP In Due Time on April 22, 2014. He is best known for "Cut Her Off" and "Comfortable", the former received a nomination at the 2014 BET Hip Hop Awards. His debut album Only Way Is Up was released in September 2015 and peaked at number 20 on the Billboard 200 chart.

K CAMP was chosen as part of the XXL 2015 Freshman Class and named by Rolling Stone as a "New Artist You Need To Know." He has collaborated with artists that have included 2 Chainz, Snoop Dogg, T.I., and Jeremih.

K CAMP began performing in high school, performing as part of a group called HBC (Head Busser Clique). After the group broke up, K CAMP continued with music, performing at open mic contests which were also frequented by artists such as Waka Flocka Flame. He released a mix named All Night in 2009. It gained popularity in the Atlanta music scene and its popularity inspired K CAMP to start taking music seriously. He followed up with other mixes that included "Fan4Life" and "Show Money," and "Slumlords." These mixes began a movement in Atlanta with his "slums," a term coined to represent his family, friends, and fans. K CAMP wanted to extend his career beyond the Atlanta music scene and landed a deal with Interscope Records where he released his debut EP in 2014.

In April 2014, K CAMP released his debut EP In Due Time, remake of one of his original mixtapes. Its debut single "Cut Her Off" peaked at number 49 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. It was also nominated for Best Club Banger at the 2014 BET Hip Hop Awards. The song featured vocals by 2 Chainz and in addition to Billboard, the song went number 1 on USA Today's Urban Airplay chart. It was also remixed by artists that include Wiz Khalifa, Rick Ross, T.I., and YG. In 2014, five of his tracks topped the Billboard Twitter Real-Time survey, which was more than any other artist for that year.

In September 2015, he released released his debut studio album, Only Way Is Up, which featured performances by Snoop Dogg, T.I., and Jeremih. The second single from the album, "Comfortable," peaked at number 54 on the Billboard Hot 100. Only Way Is Up was recognized by Spin as one of the 50 Best Hip-Hop Albums of 2015.

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