Control Machete were a Mexican hip hop group from Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico. Its members are Fermin IV (listed as Fermin IV Caballero Elizondo in credits), Patricio "Pato" Chapa Elizalde, and Toy Kenobi (Antonio "Toy" Hernández).
The group moved to the mainstream after their song "Sí Señor" was used as backing in the Levi's Super Bowl television commercial "Crazy Legs". However, their debut album was already a bestseller, with 100,000 units sold in Mexico and 400,000 in all of Latin America.
In 1998, Control Machete covered the song "Amnesia" included in the album "Volcán: Tributo a José José", a tribute to Mexican legend José José.
Fermin IV left Control Machete in 2002 and released a solo album, Boomerang. He also collaborated with Cypress Hill on the track "Siempre Peligroso" on their album Los grandes éxitos en español.
Control Machete's track "Danzón" was recorded in Cuba withЧитать далее в Википедии...
Альбомы и синглы:
- Danzón [сингл]
- Molochete [альбом]
- Mucho barato… [1996, альбом]
- Artilleria pesada, presenta… [30.03.1999, альбом]
- Uno, dos: Bandera [11.11.2003, альбом]
- Control Machete [прочее]
- Sólo para fanáticos [26.03.2002, сборник]
- La más completa colección [2005, сборник]
- Eat, Breath and Sleep: Éxitos [07.11.2006, сборник]