Cochise is Terrell Cox, a Jamaican-American rapper from Palm Bay, FL, United States. His music is a blend of trap, dancehall and cloud rap, showcasing carefree, anime-referencing lyrics over hazy beats. His parents are both Jamaican, and he grew up listening to reggae and playing drums in a church choir. Cochise began rapping in high school, and named himself after the character in the film The Warriors. He uploaded tracks to SoundCloud for several years, and released his first EP, PULP, in 2018, followed by Hijack (produced by Lousho) in 2019. He had his first major success with the singles “Hatchback” and “Redhead” in 2020, which found him adopting a more playful flow and higher-pitched voice than his earlier material. Both songs went viral and attracted the attention of a record label, and he signed with in 2020, making his label debut with the single “Taxin”. His major-label debut album, Benbow Crescent, was released in 2021, containing “Hatchback”, as well as other heavily streamed singles like “Knicks” and “SANJI”. He also collaborated with on the single “Tell Em”, which reached number 64 on the Billboard Hot 100 and was certified platinum. His second album, The Inspection, was released in 2022.