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Who is Melvillous?
Melvillous is an upcoming rapper and Grime MC hailing from East London.
I started writing lyrics and performing them for my friends at the age of 10, and even though I never got paid for it, I consider that the start of my career. Don’t despise humble beginnings! Haha!
Melvillous’ passion for expressing himself has led to his career path, writing about the hustle and bustle of London life. With big aspirations he is still running his own race at his own pace.
I just loved the freedom of expression that rap offers. when I recited my verses I feel understood… I’ve always had a lot to say!
However big God wants me to become, that’s what I’ll be. It’s really not up to me.
Being an independent artist is always going to be difficult, especially when you’re not fully aware of how the music business works. But having producers, bloggers and an awesome team around keep Melvillous grounded and well informed.
laying down tracks is the easiest thing to do as an aspiring musician however that doesn’t necessarily make you an artist. Melvillous has had to learn this as he strives to make music that resonate with & move people.
It’s something I’m still growing in but once I’ve clocked it, watch out! Haha!
Recently Melvillous was cast as a supporting act for A Star at his sold out debut headline show at the O2 Academy.
That was an incredible feeling. I can’t wait to experience that with my own show someday.
Melvillous is currently working on his EP entitled Manor Park. Check out his new single ‘Manor’ from the forthcoming project.
I’ve got so much love for that area and I want to see things get better there, so this song is just the start of my contribution to that.