Straight out of Amsterdam, MC Melodee is the front woman of soulful hip hop band La Melodia. Releasing her first La Melodia album with legendary Japanese label Handcuts in 2007, MC Melodee positioned herself as the hottest European female on the mic. With La Melodia she toured all Europe on the Stones Throw tour with Oh No, Guilty Simpson, Percee P and DJ Romes.
After Europes demand for her music was growing internationally and she began to perform all over the globe. Such as USA (oa on Q-Tip & Rich Medina’s night Open at Santos), Japan, Africa, Indonesia and all over Europe. Her second release Electronic Love was spread worldwide together with Holland’s most well known blogger Nalden, and includes a remix by world famous producers Cookin’ Soul. This collaboration led to the release of MC Melodee’s first soloproject “Check Out Melodee” in 2012. On this mixtape which is mainly produced by Cookin Soul, MC Melodee collaborates with different artists such as Mac Miller, Smiff n Wessum, Chuck Inglish (Cool Kids), Ohno, Mucho Muchacho, Griffi and DJ Whoo Kid.
After the succes of this mixtape MC Melodee decides to do an official album called “My Tape Deck” with the Spanish productionteam in April 2013. This 90s inspired hiphop album album which was released on Jakarta Records in Germany, is a more personal album and has features on it by Bootie Brown / The Pharcyde and Jetlife rapper Fiend. In 2013 Melodee visits the US (NY, LA, NO) to perform at CMJ NY, record video’s and hit the studio with respectable US hiphop artists.
In 2014 this leads to the release of 3 different EP’s with featurings and productions by US artists: AG (D.I.T.C.), Illa J, Chuck Inglish and Like (Pac Div) a.o. The videosingles for Coolin EP, In My Zone EP and Crunch Time EP were recorded in Amsterdam, New York and Valencia. Melodee’s international appeal gets confirmed by her first European Tour which takes place that same year (spring 2014). Together with DJ EZD Melodee performs in many European cities in France, Poland, Germany, Sweden, Spain, Switzerland and Italy a.o…