Mel-Man

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Mel-Man
Birth name Melvin Breeden
Origin Norfolk, Virginia, U.S.
Genres Hip hop, reggae, pop, R&B, gospel
Occupation(s) Producer, composer, songwriter
Instruments MPC2000
Years active 1995–present
Labels Big Cat, Aftermath, Radar Live
Associated acts Dr. Dre, Gucci Mane, MC Breed
Website www.bigcatrecords.net

Melvin Breeden, better known as Mel-Man, is a record producer from Norfolk, Virginia, best known as one of Aftermath Entertainment's in-house producers. 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.[1]

1990s[edit]

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[edit]

Radar Live was founded in 2012 by visionary, music and sports entertainment mogul Melvin “Mel-Man” Breeden. Breeden, the CEO of Radar Live & Big Cat Records—well known for his production credits & Music Business acumen has launched many successful artists careers including, Eminem, Country music's newest star Kurt Thomas, Gospel Grammy winner Canton Jones, Love & Hip Hop's Rasheeda, FreeBandz, Buju Banton and 1017 Bricksquad CEO, Gucci Mane-


Big Cat Records, birthed in 1998 is the south’s hottest, most watched Independent Record Label. Big Cat Records being one of the most influential Independent Record Labels in the south; who helped transform the Hip-hop industry with artist and music representing the Dirty South. Since Big Cat Records path-breaking release the world has take notices to The Hottest Independent Label. Big Cat records has been a steadfast advocate for all Independent Labels, showing Big Cat Records can holds its own among major labels and remains relevant in the industry; Billboard Magazine named Big Cat Records as one of the “Top 15 R&B and Hip Hop Labels of the Year”. Radar Live has raised the standard for all independent record labels.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Big Cat Records to Release Gucci Mane's TRAP-A-THON On 9/25". The Free Library. 2007-09-20. Retrieved 2014-02-14. 

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