Down and Out (Cam'ron song)

"Down and Out"
Single by Cam'ron featuring Kanye West and Syleena Johnson
from the album Purple Haze
Released January 11, 2005 (2005-01-11)
Format 12" single
Genre Hip hop
Length 4:08
Label Roc-A-Fella, Diplomat, Def Jam
Writer(s) Cameron Giles, Fred Briggs, Brian Miller, Kanye West
Producer(s) Kanye West, Brian "All Day" Miller
Cam'ron singles chronology
"Down and Out"
"Do Ya Thing"
Kanye West singles chronology
"I Changed My Mind"
"Down and Out"
"The Corner"
Syleena Johnson chronology
"All Falls Down"
"Down and Out"

"Down and Out" is a song by American rapper Cam'ron, released as the fifth and final single from his fourth studio album Purple Haze (2004). It features guest appearances from singer Syleena Johnson and fellow rapper Kanye West. A common misconception is Kanye West produced this song, however the song was produced by Brian "All Day" Miller.[1]


Chart (2005) Peak
US Billboard Hot 100[2] 94
US R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[2] 29
US Rap Songs (Billboard)[2] 20

Radio and release history

Country Date Format Label
United States January 11, 2005 Rhythmic contemporary radio[3] Def Jam Recordings
January 18, 2005 Urban contemporary radio[4]
January 25, 2005 Vinyl single[5]


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