Mad Cobra - Big Long John
He was born in Kingston, Jamaicaraised in the parish of St. Mary and relocated back to the place of his birth during his teenage years. Joe comic books, while still in his teens. Together they released a string of hit dancehall singles, including "Shoot to Kill", "Merciless Bad Boy", and "Ze Taurus", which featured tough, gangsta rap -style lyrics in keeping with the current trends of that time. He released his first full-length album Bourvil - Du Rire Aux Larmesentitled Bad Boy Talk and over the next year worked with several different producers Mad Cobra - Big Long John yet more hit tracks "O.
In andMad Cobra broke into the UK Reggae charts with five number one hits,  bringing Mad Cobra - Big Long John it a backlash over concerns about the anti-gay sentiments of tracks such as "Crucifixion". The success of the single propelled the album to on the Billboard Topbut the follow-up, "Legacy", failed Mad Cobra - Big Long John chart, and for the next several years Cobra's hitmaking remained primarily in Jamaica with songs such as 's "Mek Noise" and "Matti Haffie Move".
Around this time, Cobra became involved in rivalries with fellow reggae artists Ninjaman and Buju Banton. He also made a guest appearance on rap group Run-D. InCobra returned with Venomagain recording with King Jammy. Jamaican hit singles from the period included "Length and Bend", "Fat and Buff", and "Selassie I Rules", now adopting "conscious" lyrics. Ina track with Mr. Vegas entitled "Guns High" charted in some countries in Europe, and a number of re-releases of his Jamaican material were issued on VP.
Further albums were issued in Cobra and Words of Warning. Most recently, Cobra was heard on " Cobrastyle ", from Teddybears ' album, Fresh and reissued in on their album Soft Machine. On the night of 11 MayMad Cobra was shot three times in the upper body near his home in Braeton, only a day after another dancehall artist, Oneil Edwards of the group Voice Mailwas also shot in Duhaney Park.
He was carried to the Spanish Town Hospital for treatment. When Mad Cobra came out to appease the men, he was shot. On the following Monday night, his house was shot up by unknown assailants but no one was injured during the incident. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Mad Cobra. Archived from the original on 28 May Retrieved 15 April ZIP FM. Categories : Jamaican reggae singers Dancehall musicians Reggae fusion artists births Living people Jamaican male singers Musicians from Kingston, Jamaica.
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