Cam O'bi

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Birth nameCameron Osteen
BornChicago, Illinois
  • Hip hop
  • Rhythm and blues
  • neo soul
  • jazz-funk
  • Producer
  • Singer-songwriter
  • Audio engineer
Associated acts
  • Chance the Rapper
  • Vic Mensa
  • Mick Jenkins
  • Noname
  • J. Cole
  • Bas
  • Saba
  • Isaiah Rashad

Cameron Osteen, better known by his stage name Cam O'bi is a US record producer from Chicago, Illinois. He has produced for Chance the Rapper, Vic Mensa, Mick Jenkins, Noname, J. Cole, Bas, Saba, and Isaiah Rashad. His upcoming debut album is titled Grown Ass Kid.[1]

Musical career

2012–17: Career beginnings

Osteen began his music career as part of J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League, a production team based in Tampa, Florida, but is best known for his solo production and songwriting work with Chicago artists Chance the Rapper, Vic Mensa, Mick Jenkins, Noname, and Saba. In 2015, he went on tour with J. Cole as a producer in the Forest Hills Drive Tour, where he becan working more with Dreamville artists including Bas and Lute. Osteen was also part of the team working on Grammy Award winning Coloring Book (mixtape) in 2017,[2] which was the first ever streaming only album to win a Grammy Award.[3] In 2017 he was included in the XXL (magazine) best Hip-Hop producers list.[4]

2018–present: Solo career

January 2018 saw the launch of Osteen as an artist in his own right, with single TenderHeaded which features Smino. The song received positive feedback from media music press.[5][6][7] and has found it's way on the BBC Radio 1 playlists in the UK.[8] His debut album Grown Ass Kid has no release date, but is expect to release in 2018.[9] The album will feature the single Grown Ass Kid which was a co-production between Chance the Rapper and Cam Obi, and was initially intended for Grammy Award winning Coloring Book in 2017, however didn't make the final cut[10]


Studio albums

  • Grown Ass Kid (2018)

Production discography


Chance the Rapper - Acid Rap[11]
  • 01. "Good Ass Intro" (featuring BJ the Chicago Kid, Lili K., Kiara Lanier, Peter Cottontale, Will of the O'mys and JP of Kids These Days)
  • 03. "Cocoa Butter Kisses" (featuring Vic Mensa and Twista)
  • 13. "Everything's Good (Good Ass Outro)"
Vic Mensa - Innanetape[12]
  • 01. "Welcome to INNANET"
  • 09. "Hollywood LA" (featuring Lili K.)
  • 10. "Holy Holy" (featuring Ab-Soul and BJ the Chicago Kid)
Lil Wayne - Dedication 5
  • 07. "You Song" (featuring Chance the Rapper)


Mick Jenkins - The Waters[13]
  • 05. "Comfortable" (featuring Noname)


Rejjie Snow
  • 00. “All Around the World”
EarthGang - Strays With Rabies
  • 14. “Simba”


Bas - Too High to Riot[14]
  • 01. "Too High to Riot"
Domo Genesis - Genesis[15]
  • 03. "Wanderer" (featuring Tay Walker)
  • 08. "Faded in the Moment" (featuring Cam O'bi)
Twenty88 - Twenty88[16]
  • 01. "Déjà Vu"
  • 03. "On the Way"
Towkio - Wav Theory[17]
  • 04. "Free Your Mind" (featuring Donnie Trumpet)
Chance the Rapper - Coloring Book[18]
  • 13. "Blessings (Reprise)" (featuring Ty Dolla Sign, Raury, BJ the Chicago Kidand Anderson Paak)
Noname - Telefone[19]
  • 01. "Yesterday"
  • 02. "Sunny Duet" (with theMIND)
  • 03. "Diddy Bop" (featuring Raury and Cam O'bi)
  • 05. "Reality Check" (featuring Eryn Allen Kane and Akenya)
  • 09. "Bye Bye Baby"
  • 10. "Shadow Man" (featuring Saba, Smino and Phoelix)
Saba - Bucket List Project[20]
  • 03. "GPS" (featuring Twista)
  • 04. "Church (Liquor Store)" (featuring Noname)
Isaiah Rashad - The Sun's Tirade[21]
  • 03. "Free Lunch"
Mick Jenkins - The Healing Component[22]
  • 14. "Angles" (featuring Noname and Xavier Omar)


J. Cole
  • 00. "High for Hours"
SZA - CTRL[23]
  • 03. “Doves in the Wind” (featuring Kendrick Lamar)
Lute - West1996 pt. 2[24]
  • 07. "Ford's Prayer" (featuring Cam O'bi)
  • 09. "Premonition" (featuring EarthGang & Cam O'bi)


Rejjie Snow - Dear Annie
  • 05. "Pink Lemonade" (featuring Cam O'bi)
  • 14. "The Rain" (featuring Krondon & Cam O'bi)
Cam O’bi - Grown Ass Kid[25]
  • "Grown Ass Kid" (featuring Chance the Rapper, Mick Jenkins & Alex Wiley)
  • "Living Single" (featuring Big Sean, Chance The Rapper & Jeremih)
  • "TenderHead" (featuring Smino)

Cam O'bi in the media



  1. "Cam O'bi, Producer For Chance The Rapper, Goes Solo With 'TenderHeaded'". Archived from the original on 2019-01-16. Retrieved 4 February 2019.
  2. "Grammy Winners 2017". The New York Times. 2017-02-12. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2018-06-05.
  3. "Chance The Rapper's 'Coloring Book' Is First Streaming-Only Album To Win a Grammy". Billboard. Archived from the original on 2018-05-19. Retrieved 2018-06-05.
  4. "30 of the Best Hip-Hop Producers of 2017 - XXL". XXL Mag. Archived from the original on 2018-04-30. Retrieved 2018-06-05.
  5. "Cam O'bi, Producer For Chance The Rapper, Goes Solo With 'TenderHeaded'". Archived from the original on 2018-06-06. Retrieved 2018-06-13.
  6. "Cam O'bi Links With Smino for New Song TenderHeaded - XXL". XXL Mag. Archived from the original on 2018-03-27. Retrieved 2018-06-13.
  7. "Cam O'bi – "TenderHeaded" (ft. Smino)". Spin. 2018-01-22. Archived from the original on 2018-06-16. Retrieved 2018-06-13.
  8. "Cam O'bi - New Songs, Playlists & Latest News - BBC Music". BBC. Retrieved 2018-06-13.
  9. "Chicago artist you should know: Cam O'bi". WGN Radio - 720 AM. 2018-02-28. Archived from the original on 2018-06-04. Retrieved 2018-06-13.
  10. "Chance The Rapper's "Grown Ass Kid" Will Officially Appear On Cam O'bi's Album". HotNewHipHop. Archived from the original on 2017-07-03. Retrieved 2018-06-13.
  11. "Datpiff Acid Rap". Datpiff. 2014. Archived from the original on 2015-07-21. Retrieved 2015-08-21.
  12. "Download Vic Mensa's Triumphantly Tongue-Twisting 'Innanetape' Now | SPIN | SPIN Mix | Songs". SPIN. 2013-09-30. Archived from the original on 2013-10-06. Retrieved 2013-11-06.
  13. "Mick Jenkins – The Water[s]". hotnewhiphop. Archived from the original on 2015-07-13. Retrieved July 13, 2015.
  14. "Bas New Song "Methylone" | Complex CA". Retrieved 2016-02-05.
  15. "Domo Genesis – Genesis". Archived from the original on December 1, 2016. Retrieved December 1, 2016.
  16. "FLIPPA123 (@flippa123)". Instagram. 2016-03-31. Archived from the original on 2017-06-05. Retrieved 2018-02-03.
  17. Liu, Nelson (April 28, 2015). "Stream Towkio's '.Wav Theory' Mixtape". Mass Appeal. Archived from the original on 2016-04-26. Retrieved March 14, 2016.
  18. Ben Austen (August 11, 2016). "The New Pioneers: Chance the Rapper Is One of the Hottest Acts in Music, Has a Top 10 Album and His Own Festival – All Without a Label or Physical Release". Billboard. Archived from the original on February 24, 2017. Retrieved February 23, 2017.
  19. "The 100 Best Songs of 2016". Pitchfork. December 12, 2016. Archived from the original on 2017-10-19. Retrieved October 18, 2017.
  20. "Stream Saba's New Project 'Bucket List'". Complex. Archived from the original on 2016-12-20. Retrieved December 20, 2016.
  21. "Isaiah Rashad - Free Lunch [New Song]". HotNewHipHop. August 7, 2016. Archived from the original on 2016-09-13. Retrieved September 1, 2016.
  22. Hernandez, Victoria (August 27, 2016). "Mick Jenkins "The Healing Component" Album Release Date & Tracklist". HipHopDX. Archived from the original on 2016-09-18. Retrieved September 18, 2016.
  23. "STREAM SZA'S DEBUT ALBUM 'CTRL'". Rap-Up. Archived from the original on 2018-03-05. Retrieved 2018-02-03.
  24. Berry, Peter A. (September 26, 2017). "Lute Recounts the Day J. Cole Signed Him to Dreamville Records". XXL. Archived from the original on 2017-09-27. Retrieved September 27, 2017.
  25. "Cam O'bi And Smino Learn Self-Acceptance After A Lifetime Of Being 'TenderHeaded'". 22 January 2018. Archived from the original on 2018-02-17. Retrieved 4 February 2019.

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