there is more than one artist with this name 1> A southern country rock from the united states. Members had previously been in the bands 31st of february and we the people. Cowboy was signed to Capricorn Records and shared the stage with the allman brothers band.from gainsvill fl they had two albums 2> A rapper who was involved with Grandmaster Flash and The Furious Five. Many people often think of Melle Mel when Grandmaster Flash and The Furious Five is mentioned, but along with Scorpio, Cowboy was the backbone of the group. Unfortunately, he died on September 8, 1989 at the age of 38.