Musical career and death
Seeking to put his life experiences to tape, Camoflauge started his rap career as he sold 20,000 copies of Crime Pay$, an album he released with the hip-hop group Crime Affiliates. When I Represent, his solo album on the independent label Pure Pain, sold over 50,000 copies, Universal Music Group offered the rapper a deal. Notwithstanding when Camoflauge was arrested for possession of crack cocaine, Universal didn't pick up the option on his contract, even though the charges were later dropped. He opened for heavyweight rap acts such as 8 Ball, MJG, Scarface, Master P, Ice-T, Pastor Troy, Lil Boosie, Birdman, Trick Daddy, and Ludacris. His last album, Keepin It Real, was released in August 2002. He was gunned down outside of Pure Pain Recording Studio in May 2003 while walking his toddler son and died at 21 years of age.
Album sales after his death
Pure Pain Records has been ordered to cease selling Camoflauge's albums, due to a dispute with the slain rapper's mother. Tammie Greene claims that the label hasn't provided her with an adequate accounting for three albums and a DVD the rapper released.
According to the spokesperson, Pure Pain is still operating at a loss, due to the production of Camoflauge's final album, Keepin It Real. A judge halted the album sales, ruling an uncertified financial statement submitted by the label claiming losses of over $200,000 in 2002 and 2004, wasn't valid.
- Crime Pays (with Crime Affiliates) (1999)
- I Represent (2000)
- Strictly 4 da Streets: Drugs Sex and Violence, Vol. 1 (2001)
- Keepin It Real (2002)
- Underground Savannah (2000)
- Home of the True Emcees - Tribute to Jason “Camoflauge” Johnson (2006)
- The Camoflauge Collective (R.I.P) (2012)
- Still I repersant(Hosted by DJ,Famous ,Deville) (2011)