In tribute to today September 11th, we’re cracking open the Def Jam Vault to bring you the classic first collaboration from Cam’ron and Jay-Z “Welcome to New York City” also featuring Juelz Santana. Off Cam’ron’s “Come Home With Me” album, his Roc-a-fella Records debut, this joint represents New York City as “the home of 9/11″ and reminds the world that New York “never lost power” as stated by Juelz on the hook. A powerful and strong message coming almost a year after the tragic events of September 11th. Click play and listen now on Spotify.
Rest in peace to all those lost on 9/11, you are never forgotten.
Wikipedia: “Welcome to New York City” was the seventh track from Cam’ron’s third album Come Home with Me. The song featured fellow Roc-a-Fella labelmate Jay-Z and Juelz Santana. The song was produced by Just Blaze (along with him providing additional vocals), who also produced other songs in this album such as “Losing Weight, Pt. 2″ and the hit single Oh Boy. This song was also the theme song for popular video game True Crime: New York City. The song peaked at #55 at the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks.