Camu Tao

Camu Tao

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Struck down in his prime, the late underground rapper Camu Tao was a key artist on the Definitive Jux label until 2008 when he died of lung cancer. Born Tero Smith in Columbus, OH, Camu Tao came up through the city's MHz crew, which also featured producer Rjd2 and rapper Cage. With Cage, he formed the Nighthawks, who would release their self-titled debut album in 2002 on the Def Jux imprint Eastern Conference. A year later he would partner with rapper Metro for S.A. Smash and th... Read more

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