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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, Aftermath|
|Associated acts||Gucci Mane, Yung Ralph, MC Breed, Pretty Ricky, Kafani, Buju Banton, Blood Raw, Lem Payne, Rasheeda, Freaknasty, Maceo, Snoop Dogg, 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, has worked on projects such as Maceo’s Straight Out Da Pot, Rasheeda’s GA Peach, Khia’s Nasti Muzik, Gucci Mane’s Trap House, Hard to Kill, Trap-A-Thon, and most recently, 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 (Gucci Mane album)|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)
- "Mel-Man 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.