Cam’ron’s longtime girlfriend and mother to their son, Tawasa Harris, has reportedly passed away. Her close friend Latanya Marie confirmed the news Facebook on Thursday (November 21).
“R.i.p Tawasa… I didn’t sleep all night bc of all the old memories that kept poppin in my head of all the fun times we all had back in early 80’w/ my Cousin Teresa (r.i.p),” she wrote. “how she would bring me down the bottom to your house and we would go up to Southwest Philly. It was my first introduction to the the fast life – a.k.a the streets. You Definitely lived by the words. “Fly 2 I die”. Say Hello to Tree 4 me in heaven.”
The post included two photos of Harris as well.
Cam spilt with his ex JuJu in 2017 and ultimately rekindled his relationship with Harris.
In 2018, he penned a lengthy Instagram post reflecting on their bond and thanking her for all of her support over the years. In the caption, he explained meeting in junior high and why they initially split up. He also noted what an incredible mother she was to their son, Cameron Ezike Giles Jr.
“We ended up breaking up when I turned about 26 (I think) because of my cheating, lying and trying to peruse a music career that she wanted nothing to do with,” he wrote. “She wanted me to go to school and we live a family life. But she understood my vision but she wasn’t going to be a part of it.
“I just want to tell her thank you for having my back and being the disciplinary in our sons life. I didn’t have a father in my life so I could never tell my son no to anything. But because of her our son had 5 full academic scholarship offers.”
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A Eastside story: so the first week When I got to 7th grade, I seen this girl that I automatically loved. She was cute, had swag, and fly jewelry. I found out her name was Toy and she was a grade ahead of me. And she was tuff. I mean could beat up boys, take it to the guns etc. I was like… what kind of 8th grader is this?! 🤔.. Still I thought I would love for her to be my girlfriend. But I only had 2 pair of jeans, 3 shirts and 2 pair of sneakers. So that was a far fetched dream. But about 3 months into the school year she notice me and took a liking to me. For what?!.. I still don’t know🤷🏽♂️. Anyway. She became my girl. And she took care of me. Brought me clothes, sneakers, jewelry (Cuban links, gucci bracelets etc) and taught me how to have style. Being she lived on the eastside (of Harlem) I even moved to the eastside with my grandmom..so I could live close to her.. Fast forward.. When she became a junior in high school I noticed a big changed in her. She took school more serious and became a honor roll student. Went on to graduate from St. John’s, masters from Delaware st, and another masters back at St. John’s. And also the mother of my son.. We ended up breaking up when I turned about 26 (I think) because of 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. But she understood my vision but she wasn’t going to be a part of it. I just want to tell her thank you for having my back and being the disciplinary in our sons life. I didn’t have a father in my life so I could never tell my son no to anything. But because of her our son had 5 full academic scholarship offers.🙏🏾 and she hates social media. she’s doesn’t have a page etc. So I asked my son.. what kind of car u want for graduating? He said “dad I don’t want a car yet. After I get my associates degree then I’ll rock. But we should get mom a new car. She likes that new Range Rover velar.” I said “WORD!!” So that’s what we did.. But Toy you deserve to shine..at least for one day. Miss “respect my privacy”😂 Even though we haven’t been together in over a decade. Ur still my family.. love ya!
On New Year’s Day 2019, they appeared to make their rediscovered relationship official Instagram, however, the Dipset rapper has yet to speak on Harris’ death publicly.
“Happy New Year from US,” she wrote. “Relaxing in bed all day. I put his phone on #airplanemode so none of those calls come through.”