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Deadly Vibe star watch – Cameron Callope (AKA C-ROC)

This story originally appeared in Deadly Vibe Magazine Issue #15 February, 1998

We have just opened The Vault – all the back stories from old editions – dating back to the 1990s. To know where we are going, it's important to understand where we have been. And that story you can follow in the Deadly Vibe Vault!

Name: Cameron Callope (AKA C-ROC)DV15 pg5 cropped 2

Where are you from? Normanton (Far North-West Queensland)

Position in Band? Lead Rapper (founder)

How did you get into music? I was born into black music from day one

What is the worst outfit you have ever worn? On stage. Thongs, shorts and singlet (Woodford festival)

If you could travel anywhere in the world where would you go? Kenya

If you could be on any TV show, which one would you be on? New York Under Cover

What are your favourite and worst favourite colours? Favourite – Black Worst –Pink

Which part of your body would you most like to change? Little toes

Do you have a pet? No

Do you have a partner? No, but I’m looking

What’s your favourite ice cream? Chocolate

What’s the best meal you can cook? Bacon and eggs

What’s your favourite movie? Pet Detective 1

What is your worst habit? Sleeping in

What has been your greatest achievement? Creating from scratch Australia’s best rap act.

Where do you get your hair cut? Aldo’s, Brookside shopping centre

When you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? A star – the best in the world at what I can do

If you could have one wish, what would it be? That all my people would get on instead of holding each other down.

Do you have a nickname? What is it? Yes. My mother calls me ‘bones’ cause I was so skinny as a kid.

What has been the most embarrassing thing that has ever happened to you? Telling a new friend this was hot, to find out it was his girlfriend.

How would your best friend describe you? The most serious person they know, yet the most fun. A doer

Have you ever been in love? Yes, once and it will be a long time until it happens again, if I can help it.

Which element do you identify with most? Fire, water, earth or air? Fire because I burn every stage I hit.

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