by Low Key
In today’s music industry it is not always what you know but whom you know. The Diplomats are living proof of this statement, as it’s not their skills or outstanding abilities on the mic that have gotten them where they are today but rather their connections within the industry. Cam’ron and his Diplomat crew, consisting of Jim Jones, Juelz Santana, Hell Rell & Freeky Zeekey, first starting building up some modest street hype upon the crews signing to Roc-A-Fella Records. Soon this modest hype built up into a full frenzy after the release of Cam’s “Oh Boy”. Soon mixtapes everywhere were cluttered with Cam and his Dipset affiliates as they flooded the market with their own brand of Harlem street tales. Right from the start you knew it was only a matter of time until the Diplomats tried to strike it rich with their debut group album “Diplomatic Immunity”.
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