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Meet Camo Tha GOAT: Style, Talent, and Hard Work


At just twenty-four years old, Camo Tha GOAT is a CEO of his brand and record label, Goat Me Up. Not only is he a CEO of his own company, he is a rapper, videographer, director, social media influencer, and record label owner. His plate is full, but that isn’t slowing him down any time soon. As a creative artist, he knows the importance of hard work, time management, and following your passions.

Camo is a self-taught videographer and rapper, he is no stranger to being a life-long learner and working to make his dreams a reality. “The best part about my job is that I enjoy doing it. I built this on my interests and they don’t get boring. I’m always engaged in my craft because I want to be the best,” he says.

Having this purpose is a great motivator in his life. After getting into video production in 2012, Camo has been learning everything he can to improve his skills across every creative industry that makes up his brand. “This is all a part of what I do. I build my brand and I want to see it get bigger and people to recognize it and me for my talents and experience. That is my dream right now.” 

Camo Tha Goat is also known as Cory Thompson. His background is diverse, with so many successful endeavours, his skill set is broad as he works in different industries as a creative force. He’s best known for his hit TV web series, The Generation which originally aired on Youtube and reached over 10 million views and counting (2012-2014). Camo started creating videos in 2012 because of his older brother. Around that time, Camo was an aspiring rapper, before he found out video directing was his given talent. Cory and his brother had a friendly competition editing the same exact video, he lost the competition, which sparked the fire in him to become one of the best. Shortly after this, Camo was inspired by a hit television show to create his own along with Thomas Conley. By using platforms Facebook and Twitter, this helped to mold the cast for The Generation. When the first episode of The Generation aired it reached over 10,000 views, giving him the attention from several Chicago artists like, 147 Calboy Moneybagg Yo GHerbo, Neil Gang, Stunt Taylor, Big Sexy, DLow Lil Kemo, and more. In 2018, he created Goat Me Up, which is a visual platform to clout up talented individuals worldwide with their talents.

With his experience in web television, he has branched out into directing and filming. His current videography business is gaining popularity and traffic as he continues to put his art out there. His YouTube channel is where you can find most of his videos and completed projects. Most of his videography includes music videos, promotional videos, short films, weddings, concerts, and many others.

“I really want my brand to last, I work really hard to promote and build it up. This has been a process from the very beginning,” Camo says. “I have 56,000 subscribers on YouTube and over 13 million views. My Instagram has over 10k views and my Facebook has over 4,000 fans. Even with these numbers, there are still going to be obstacles, but I just keep going. That’s what we do.”

Camo has made his career on his terms. He works hard, stays educated, and continues to sharpen his craft. He has earned every bit of his success and his driving his brand and business into the future. “I am so proud of everything we’ve accomplished and are striving to do for a later time. Everything just keeps getting better.”