Melekel was born Gregory Kellman in Panama City Panama and attributes his unique sound to his bilingual up bringing in the rough streets of Panama City.
He studied Audio Engineering at a school in Los Angeles CA and with his versatile roaster of styles that include Reggae Roots, Dancehall and Hip Hop Reggae; he has been captivating audiences from different walks of Life for over 10 years.
Has Made appearances at Festivals and other Venues in North Carolina, Los Angeles, Chicago, Panama City, Milwaukee, Detroit, Minnesota, Cleveland, Washington DC, Las Vegas, Virginia.
His first album "Alive from Babylon" debut #7 on the CMJ charts; he has toured and opened for Grammy Award Winner and former lead singer of Black Uhuru Junior "One Blood" Reid and The Lost Boyz.
Amongst his influences are Peter Tosh and Yellowman. Melekel credits hard work, commitment and timeliness as keys to success in the Music Business.