The Break Presents: MC Melodee

MC Melodee has already collaborated with the likes of Mac Miller, Fiend and DJ Whoo Kid. She’s also worked extensively with Spanish production duo Cookin’ Soul. It’s about time you get familiar with this spittress out of Holland.

Standout: “Ain’t My Style”

Also check out: “Genius” ft. Mac Miller

And: “Check Out Melodee”

Name: MC Melodee

Age: Twenty Something

Hometown: Amsterdam.

Most people don’t know I: Finished my studies at a University. In Holland I am considered a doctor. I got my degree man (laughs.)

My style and skills have been compared to:  A blend of MC Lyte and Lauryn Hill. Style-wise, people compare me to Shiela E. A combination of vintage hip-hop elements with some new flash. Very colorful at times. Street but also sexy.

My standout records and moments to date have been: Well I went on tour with Stones Throw in Europe which was ill.  I also toured in Japan. On my most recent mixtape Check Out Melodee I did a collaboration with Mac Miller titled “Genius.” In the states I have performed on Q-Tip’s Night at Santos in NYC, at CMJ and SXSW.

I’d like to work with: A lot of dope artists. Chuck Inglish & Mikey Rocks for instance. Pac Div is also dope. Next to that I would love to work with dope artists like Madlib, Dam Funk, Jose James, and the list goes on.

My goal in hip-hop is:  To keep it alive and spread the feel good vibe that I bring while creating music. I love the rawness of hip-hop and the soulful incorporation of different sounds in production. I would love to continue to emphasize those elements in hip-hop.

I’m gonna be the next: Queen of Holland? (laughs) I don’t like to compare myself to other emcees. People say MC Lyte. Others say I will be like M.I.A. I am more focused on being a better version on myself. MC Melodee 2.0. I am just getting started.

To check out more of my music: Catch me on Twitter @MCMelodee and catch my music on

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  • Sean Felder

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  • David

    “Street but also sexy” IMO there’s too much ‘street’ not enough ‘sexy’. Google ‘Da Brat’, she’s an example of what a female MC is when they got too much ‘street’. You don’t want that. Just be you, be sexy, stop tryna be like them rough-voiced square-jawed MCs. Too many female MCs try and be more masculine than male MCs and that’s why hardly any are successful

    • LimitedKnowledge

      Watch the second video.