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|Birth name||Melvin Breeden|
|Origin||Norfolk, Virginia, U.S.|
|Genres||Hip hop, Reggae, POP, RnB, Gospel|
|Occupations||Producer, composer, songwriter|
|Labels||Big Cat, RADAR|
|Associated acts||Gucci Mane, Yung Ralph, MC Breed, Pretty Ricky, Kafani, Buju Banton, Blood Raw, Lem Payne, Rasheeda, Freaknasty, Maceo, Canton Jones|
Melvin Breeden', better known as Mel-Man, is a producer from Norfolk, Virginia. He is the President and CEO of Big Cat Records and Radar Live, which Billboard Magazine placed at #13 on their list of Top Rap Labels in 2005.
Mel-Man released Freak Nasty's "Da' Dip" independently in 1996 and sold more than 1.5 million copies. He was nominated for a MTV VMA award in 1997. Breeden also marketed and released independent projects from Ghetto Mafia, Spice 1, and MC Breed.
Big Cat Records
Big Cat Records, a record label co-founded by Breeden, has worked on projects such as Maceo’s Straight Out Da Pot, Rasheeda’s GA Peach, Khia’s Nasti Muzik, and Gucci Mane’s Trap House, Hard to Kill, Trap-A-Thon, and Hood Classics.
- Canton Jones - Your City "Lust, Drugs & Gospel"
- Young Dro - "Polo Down"
- Blood Raw - Raw Redemption
- Pretty Ricky - Pretty Ricky
- Gucci Mane - Trap House "Hard To Kill"
- Gucci Mane - Murder Was the Case "Murder for Fun"
- Buju Banton - "Toppa Di Top"
- MC Breed - It's All Good
- MC Breed - No Future in Yo' Frontin featuring Tupac (remix)
- "MELVIN BREEDEN Discography at Discogs". Discogs.com. Retrieved 2012-09-19.
- "Big Cat Records to Release Gucci Mane's TRAP-A-THON On 9/25". The Free Library. 2007-09-20. Retrieved 2014-02-14.