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Birth name: O' Neil Bryan.
Also known as: The Energy God, Ele.
Born: September 11, 1975 Kingston, Jamaica.
His stagename stemmed from his large ears, which led to 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 and his stage performance, which included jumping and running, or even climbing on stage props and monitors. His acoustic trademark is marked by a light lisp.
The first international recognition came when Elephant Man and Puma settled a contract for using his single "All Out" for their Olympics commercial campaign in 2004.
Elephant Man has been criticised for his lyrics calling for violence against gay people. In 2003 British LBGT group OutRage! called for the arrest and prosecution of several dancehall stars including Elephant Man, Bounty Killer and Beenie Man for violation of hate crimes statutes, however a record company gag and agreement with gay rights groups in the U.K. has allowed the him to remain free.
Elephant Man also had a song called "Willie Bounce" that appeared on several Mixtapes in early 2006. It borrowed the first few bars from I Will Survive by Gloria Gaynor.
Recently, the Jamaican star has been signed to New York-based label Bad Boy Entertainment. He will release his Bad Boy debut, Let's Get Physical on August 14, 2007. The first single is called "Five O" and features Wyclef Jean. Another track on the album will feature Diddy and Busta Rhymes and it was produced by Cipha Sounds and Solitair.
Most commonly, songs by Elephant Man are found on various Riddim Driven albums, and he performs on various riddims like "Diwali", "Coolie Dance", "Stepz", "Bubble Up", and various others.