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
AllHipHop.com: 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 Source.com, 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.
AllHipHop.com: 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.
AllHipHop.com: 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"
AllHipHop.com:What 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.
AllHipHop.com:What 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.
AllHipHop.com: 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!
AllHipHop.com: 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!