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.
"Ya know we are excited to work with P. Diddy, the vibes are there, and with this combo we are gonna take dancehall to another level," Elephant Man said. "I'm looking forward to dropping (the album) and the promotion, cuz Diddy is creative, and with him and the Energy God together…It's gonna be madness!"
Elephant Man's lyrics have been a magnate for controversy in the past.
In 2003, gay activists sought to ban Elephant Man, Beenie Man and Bountie Killer, claiming that UK's Offences Against the Person Act law permitted the prosecution of artists who call for violence against homosexuals.
Elephant Man's untitled Bad Boy/VP release is scheduled to hit stores in Spring 2007.