Breeding Ground Spotlight: BigMel Da Kingpin

Armed with a pen, a microphone and an unshakeable will to succeed, New Haven. CT based Rapper BigMel Da KingPin is already making a huge impact on the independent music circuit. His rhymes and lyrical ability have earned him acclaim with in the New York, Connecticut, New Jersey Tri-State Hip Hop scene and beyond. Bigmel is destined to leave his own imprint in the game. His versatility and dynamic stage presence puts Bigmel Da Kingpin in a league of his own What's good BigMel? You're buzz is crazy right now, but for those who are not familiar, let them know who you are?

BigMel Da Kingpin: I'm a Rap rebel hailing from New Haven, CT. I've been featured in XXL Magazine, The, Yo! Raps, Shade 45 and Vlad TV just to name a few. I've collaborated with such rappers as Fred The Godson. I make music from the heart. My music is my legacy. True talent can't be purchased or manufactured because it comes from above. And I use my God given talent to make music in the spirit of realness. What project are you currently working on?

BigMel Da Kingpin: Currently I'm pushing my Club Banger called "You Need To Stop" Featuring Bronx Rap Lord Fred The Godson. We're getting a lot of love from college radio stations and top mixshows from around the country. The Song is Hot! Be on the look out for the video coming soon. Who or what are your inspirations?

BigMel Da Kingpin: Some of the artists who have inspired me are The Notorious B.I.G, 50Cent, Jay Z, Beenie Siegel, and Jadakiss. I've taken a little bit from each artist to create my own unique style. But I'm mostly inspired by the Art of Hip Hop itself.

BigMel Da KingPin Feat. Fred The Godson - "You Need To Stop" is your USP? (Unique Selling Proposition) and what sets you apart from other artists?

BigMel Da Kingpin; I have a different style which separates me from other
indie rappers. I’m in my own lane. I make love songs for the ladies that even thugs on the street can enjoy. And I can make hard core street anthems that will resonate with the ladies. I bring a multi faceted dimension to the game. Is Your Favorite Part Of Your Live Show? How Has It Evolved?

BigMel Da Kingpin: My favorite part of my live show is in the beginning when I first grab everyone’s attention. My show has evolved tremendously as far as my delivery and execution of my performance. I am evolving into a true
Master of Ceremony. What is your album going to be like?

BigMel Da Kingpin: The album is going to be a classic. It will have a total of 16 tracks - all Bangers! Basically the album will be filled with hard beats and sharp lyrics. The album will take listeners on a journey into my world and will explore the elements of love, war, excitement, fantasy, and tribulation. It will be dope! Any final words for the people.

BigMel Da Kingpin: My final words for everyone are to always peruse your dreams and never give up no matter what it looks like. Just have faith. Also follow me on Twitter: @Bigmeldakingpin and check out my Youtube page: BigMel Da Kingpin. And shout out to Jesse Jess from Urban Threshold. Let's Go!