Sir Menelik



Sir Menelik (a.k.a. Scaramanga or Cyclops 4000) (real name: Phillip Collington) Brooklyn rapper. He is first emerged on the Beat Terrorists EP entitled Big Willie Smith, and went on to drop verses on the Dr. Octagon LP, which he followed-up with an apperance on Kool Keith’s Sex Style. Following these cameos, he released the “Physical Jewels” single on Rawkus. In addition, he put out the “Space Cadillac”/”So Intelligent” 12″ and “Space Cadillac (Remix)” b/w “Gametime” and “Terrorworks” records. In 1998 he hosted The Lyricist Lounge with Kool Keith. Shortly after these appearances, KRS-One featured Menelik on The Temple of Hip Hop LP. Finally he released the 7 Eyes 7 Horns LP as Scaramanga, with the twelve inches “Special Efx” and “Mind IC Mine”. After releasing this album he did an EP called Big City Hustlers with Don Diva magazine. In 2005 he released the Einstein Rosen Bridge LP as Sir Menelik, the Snake Eyes LP and most recently the Cobra Commander LP as Scaramanga. Besides these releases, Scaramanga has appeared on numerous other hip-hop records and compilations including the track "Verses" with La the Darkman, Ras Kass & GZA. On one of Scaramanga’s most interesting tracks, the Runaways “Levitation (Remix)”, he does a posse track made up of his own different personas. Read more on User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.