Thursday, July 19, 2012
R.I.P Ms Melodie
Complex Music reports that " Several sources have confirmed that rapper Ms. Melodie from Boogie Down Productions has died, the Urban Daily reports.
The MC (real name Ramona Parker), who was once married to KRS-One in 1988, released her first single in the same year called “Hype According To Ms. Melodie.”
The following year, Diva, was released in 1989 on Jive Records. Her biggest video was “Live On Stage” and gave a memorable performance on the single “Self Destruction.” Ms. Melodie also had the opportunity to appear in Queen Latifah’s video “Ladies First.” The cause of death is unknown, but we will keep you updated as the story unfolds."
ADDED: Washington Post obit. She is survived by two sons. Her maiden name was Ramona Scott, before marrying KRS One (Kris Parker) in 88. They divorced in 1992.