Tawasa Harris, Cam’ron’s friend has died. A spokesperson for the New York rapper told Heavy.com that contrary to media reports, Harris not the mother of Cam’ron’s son, Camron Giles Jr., nor was she dating the rapper. Harris’ tragic death was confirmed in a heartbreaking Instagram post from a close friend.
In it, Harris’ friend wrote, “I can’t believe I’m saying this my friend my sister my Old head my baby is Not….. I love u more then words!!! I learned so much from u!! GOD brought us back together because he knew how much we loved each other!!”
Here’s what you need to know:
1. Harris Referred to Herself as the ‘Female Version of a Hustler’
On her Instagram bio, Harris described herself as the “Female version of a hustler” and “FASHION’KILLA.” Harris also posted a link to this video, showing her and Cam’ron cooking:
Cam’ron has not made a reference to Harris’ passing on his social media at the time of writing. Harris’ final Instagram post came on November 17:
Harris and Cam’ron made their relationship Instagram official on New Year’s Eve 2019.
2. Cam’ron Paid Tribute to His Baby’s Mother in a Touching Instagram Post in June 2018
In June 2018, Cam’ron paid tribute to his baby’s mother with a touching message on Instagram. Cam’ron wrote that he first met her while the pair were in the 7th grade. Cam’ron said that when his baby’s mother got to high school “noticed a big change her.” Cam’ron wrote that his baby’s mother improved her grades and then went on to St. John’s University. From there, she attained a Master’s from Delaware State University and another Master’s from St. John’s University.
Cam’ron wrote that the couple broke up when he was 26 because of his “my cheating, lying and trying to peruse a music career that she wanted nothing to do with. She wanted me to go to school and we live a family life.” The rapper then credited Harris with ensuring that their son has “five full academic scholarships.”
3. In 2017, Cam’ron Said He Broke Up With Juul as the Relationship Was No Longer Fun
Shortly after breaking up with Juju in 2017, Cam’ron told “The Breakfast Club” that he was dating the mother of his son. Cam’ron was quoted, via Bossip, of saying of the breakup, “Yeah but you know basically it was kinda mutual. For me it just wasn’t fun anymore, I met JuJu in 2002, she was my friend before we started being serious. That was my homegirl and everything was fun. Once Instagram came out, I”m the one promoting her on Instagram, marketing her, showing her body, showing how beautiful she is without being too distasteful about it—[but] basically, it stopped being fun.”
4. Cam’ron Blocked Harris on Instagram in March After He Accused Her of Trashing Her House
In January 2019, Cam’ron posted a video to his Instagram page showing him in London, England, with Harris in 2004.
Harris took to Instagram in a now-deleted post on March 3 to say that Cam’ron had broken up with her. Harris said that Cam’ron had blocked her on social media so she “popped up” on him. Cam’ron responded by posting a video in which he claimed that Harris had thrashed his house.
5. Cam’ron Said His Son’s Mother Was Not Happy That He Appeared on the Cover of the Rapper’s ‘Come Home With Me’ Album
Cam’ron told MTV News in 2009 that his child’s mother was not happy that the couple’s son was on the cover of his album, “Come Home With Me.” The rapper told the network, “His mom don’t like that. His mom don’t want him on TV or the album covers. When I put him on the album cover, his teacher will change it from ‘Cameron’ to ‘Cam’ron’ on his [school] paper. He had to change schools two or three times. I had to fall back from letting him be on the camera. I feel her for that. It’s his safety first before anything. I feel her for that.”
During the same interview, Cam’ron said that no matter what, he spends the weekends with his son. Cam’ron added that his son was not really into music and was more into reading and movies.