Elephant Man "Gets Physical" with Diddy

After releasing an album on VP Records, Elephant Man made the move to Diddy’s Bad Boy Entertainment late last year. As he preps for his new CD, Ele, aka The Energy God, discussed his new deal and how he adapted to working with Puff.

Though VP and Bad Boy are both under Warner Music Group, Elephant opted to sign with Diddy when courted by the mogul. Apparently, Bad Boy’s lack of dance hall experience doesn’t worry Ele one bit.

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Diddy plots Bad Boy invasion this summer

Sean “Diddy” Combs is planning a Bad Boy invasion this summer with his imprint releasing six new albums before the end of the year.

Yung Joc will kick things off with his sophomore album, Hustlenomics, which is slated to hits shelves on July 31. The set’s first single, “Coffee Shop”, which features Gorilla Zoe is already getting rotation on major radio stations.

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Diddy shows off new stuff from Yung Joc - and himself, of course - at NYC event

The Bad Boy CEO previewed a slew of new music and ventures from his label that he plans to release in the next few weeks and months. Diddy’s new stuff ranged from his next Press Play single – the Mario Winans-assisted “Through the Pain” – to the first single from Yung Joc’s forthcoming sophomore set to a sneak-peek clip of the upcoming season of MTV’s “Making the Band 4”.

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Elephant Man to get "physical" with new album

Elephant Man, will drop his new album called “Let’s Get Physical” on June 26th. The “energy God” last dropped a set in 2003 called, “Good 2 Go.”

During his hiatus, Elephant Man did singles that attracted Hip Hop Mogul Sean Diddy Combs who in turn signed the ‘Energy God’ to his label Bad Boy Entertainment. “The signing is a fulfillment of one of my objectives in the musical industry,” the Energy God said in describing that aim as crossing over and attracting top labels.

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Elephant Man/Wyclef collaboration

The ‘Energy God' Elephant Man recently completed a combination track with Haitian-born superstar Wyclef Jean on the bouncy single Five-O, a track that appears to taunt the gun-carrying civil servant everyone loves to hate – da cops.

With an intro from Diddy himself, the resulting concoction is a Caribbean-flavoured single with definite cross-over pedigree, and according to dancehall insiders, could be the lead off single for Ele's Bad Boy Records album due out this year.

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Elephant Man collects Greensleeves tracks for Comp

Though he is currently signed to Bad Boy Entertainment, Jamaica’s Elephant Man will release a 20-track compilation of his recordings for the Greensleeves label on February 19. The comp is the first in the Monsters of Dancehall series celebrating the label’s 30-year anniversary.

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Details about Elephant Man's new album

Sean “Diddy” Combs and dancehall label VP Records have announced a deal to market and distribute a new album by Elephant Man.

Elephant Man, born O’Neil Bryan, signed with VP Records in 2003 and hit the charts with the single “Pon Di River,” and has collaborated with artists like Mariah Carey, Lil’ Jon, Busta Rhymes, Shaggy, Mya and others.

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Elephant Man featured on remix of Diddy's Come to Me

Having collaborated with the likes of Mariah Carey, Janet Jackson and Lil Jon and the Eastside Boyz, deejay Elephant Man is seeking to increase his stocks with his latest collaboration. He is featured on a remix of Come to Me, the Billboard-charting single from P. Diddy and the Pussy Cat Dolls lead singer Nicole Scherzinger.

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Elephant Man

Elephant Man (also known as The Energy God) is one of the most colorful characters on the dancehall scene.

His stagename stemmed from his large ears, which led to the nickname the nickname Dumbo in his youth. “Ele” started out his musical career as a member of the Scare Dem Crew, later continuing as a solo artist. He was later characterized for several trademarks, such as his yellow-orange hair, his unique low-key voice, or his stage performance, which included excessive jumping and running, or even climbing on stage props and monitors. His acustic trademark is marked by a light lisp.

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