From: CA, United States
Genre: Hip Hop/Rap, Pop, Rock
Notorious C.O.O “The Ghetto Poet”
Making his way onto the scene with a steady progressive pace Notorious C.O.O is one of the entertainment industry’s biggest mystery. With a slightly different demeanor than most up and coming hopefuls or event major superstars for that matter, Coo lives up to his name 100% in every aspect. Redefining the definition of Coo and basically becoming the epitimy of Coo this young lyricist/writer is determined to go down in the history books as a music and business Icon. Not only is Coo gifted in his musical compositions, which include his first album In The Eyes Of Coo which feature comedian Kat Williams and other upcoming artist, and credits for writing on various other artists albums, Coo also is a well versed and rounded businessman.
At the very young age of twenty five based out of Los Angeles California, home to known rappers such as the deceased Tupac Shakur, Ice Cube, Snoop Dog, Dr Dre, The Game and many others, Coo is making a name for himself by being himself. Not with gimmicky, quirky facades, not with hype or hoaxes. He is picking up the torch for his native land and creating a worldwide appeal. With his poetic concise delivery Coo can be compared to an array of artist such as Kanye West, Lil Wayne, Common, Twista, and Bone Thugs n Harmony. Which needless to say are some of his favorite artists coming up listing to.
In mid 2005 Coo performed live on the final airing of friend and confidante DL Hughley’s Weekends at The DL along with Dwayne Higgins Band. Also an appearance on MTV’s Next, UPN’s Half and Half, performances at the Ricardo Maltaban Theater and Club El Dorado’s.
Coo now going by Notorious C.O.O. coo being and acronym for Conquer of Oppression, which in the past year and a half he has seen much of. After finishing his video for single Freak N Me off his first album for Independent label Mans Productions Inc In The Eyes Of Coo, Coo was arrested and detained on charges of Attempted Murder, Corporal Bodily Injury to a spouse, terrorist threats, and burglary which he spent eight months in the L.A. county jail fighting. Now upon his release in June of 07 Coo has decided to release two albums in early 2008 one under Notorious Coo the title he feels he’s earned from his victory over his adversities and the other under M.H. Mark Hamilton his competitive ego who is the already paid and made it version of the man he plans to become.
Although Notorious Coo is not currently signed to any major record label he plans to release both albums under his own label Grind Hard Entertainment and will eventually secure distribution from one of the major labels.