Dominican artist Melii is a Bronx native with bilingual rap skills, who quickly made a name for herself in hip-hop and R&B since her 2017 debut.
∙ Melii’s first release in 2017 was “No Simple Chick,” but she truly broke through a few months later with her bilingual flip of Cardi B’s “Bodak Yellow.”
∙ In 2018, her single “Icey,” scored a high-profile cosign from Rihanna, who included the track in a social media preview of her fashion line.
∙ She featured on “Wit the S***s (W.T.S),” a track from rapper Meek Mill’s 2018 album Championships, and she also guested on songs by Tory Lanez and Lil Durk.
∙ “HML,” a collaboration with A Boogie wit da Hoodie that appeared on her 2019 debut, phAses, reached No. 22 on Billboard’s Hot R&B Songs chart.
∙ She teamed up with dancehall star Gyptian on 2019’s “High For U,” and joined forces with rapper 6LACK on the 2020 ex anthem “You Ain’t Worth It.”
HOMETOWNNew York, NY
BORNDecember 30, 1996