"Cold Blooded" is a funk song written and recorded by Rick James in 1983. James wrote the song about his relationship with actress Linda Blair. Released as a single from the album of the same name, it spent six weeks at number one on the Billboard R&B Singles chart and reached number forty on the Hot 100.
In 1999, the song was covered by American rapper Ol' Dirty Bastard and included on his album Nigga Please.
On The Chappelle Show during an episode with a Rick James sketch, James (played by Chappelle) sings the song after slapping Charlie Murphy.
The song was featured in the video game Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas on a fictional funk station Bounce FM.
- ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 291.